news From All Africa
- South Sudan: Understanding the Tribal, Political and Economic Aspects of Current Civil War
[New Sudan Vision]Introduction
- Nigeria: At Last, NFF Settles for Keshi
[Guardian]THE board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) may have decided to eat its vomit, as indications emerged Tuesday that it had finally settled for Coach Stephen Keshi despite failing to qualify Nigeria for the 2015 African Nations Cup.
- Somalia: NGOs and Anti-Terror Laws – How to Keep Your Bank Manager Happy
[IRIN]London -The British government must do more to prevent charities working in high-risk countries from having their finances cut off, leading charities and bankers have warned.
- Tunisia: Marzouki, Essebsi Meet About Handover
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Carthage, -Secretary-General of Nidaa Tounes Taieb Baccouche told TAP on Tuesday evening that the meeting scheduled Wednesday between the teams of Outgoing President Moncef Marzouki and President-elect Beji Caid Essebsi will focus on power handover and not on the issue of presidency archives.
- Nigeria: 15 Killed in Borno Attack, Bomb-Laden Van Explodes
[Daily Trust]Maiduguri -Fifteen people were killed yesterday by suspected members of the Boko Haram in Kautakari village of Damboa LGA of Borno State, witnesses and security sources said.
- Kenya: Urgent UN Agency Appeal Raises $45 Million to Meet Refugee Food Needs in Kenya
[UN News]The United Nations has said today that a strong response by donors to its urgent appeal for funding means that it can resume providing full food rations to refugees in Kenya in January.
- Kenya: Cord Fails to Have Senate Debate Security Law
[Capital FM]Nairobi Kenya -The opposition Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) suffered a setback on Tuesday after Senate Speaker Ekwe Ethuro thwarted an attempt to discuss the recently enacted Security Laws (Amendment) Act.
- Ethiopia: Addis Light Railway to Go Operational Next Month
[Ethiopia Government]The Addis Ababa’s light rail way project worth $475m would be completed by the end of January, the project manager told reporters. The project manager, Behailu Sintayehu,said that 80% of the track has been laid and the rail way would be completed at the end of January, 2015.
- Africa: IMF Focus on Cutting Debt on Health Spending Worsened Ebola – Study
[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Rome -The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was partially responsible for the scale of the Ebola crisis in three West African countries as its policies hampered healthcare spending in these post-conflict states, according to a new study.
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