Monday August 21, 2017

Africa

TOP NEWS on Africa
PRESS RELEASE: IOM Ethiopia Evacuat...

PRESS RELEASE: IOM Ethiopia Evacuates South Sudanese from Gambella Border

GAMBELLA – IOM Ethiopia restarted its evacuation of South Sudanese refugees from the Gambella border to camps inside the country this week. Some 571 people were moved from Akobo to Burbiey. The camp-to-camp relocations, which have moved over 40,000 people, are designed to relocate people from... FULL STORY »

South Africa Decriminalises Consens...

South Africa Decriminalises Consensual Sex Between Teens

CAPE TOWN – A controversial South African bill that allows adolescents to consent to sexual acts with each other has been signed into law The South African National Assembly yesterday adopted the revised changes to the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Bill that... FULL STORY »

18 Kenyan students to commit suicid...

18 Kenyan students to commit suicide this month if Obama fails to visit the...

NAIROBI – President Obama’s first visit to Kenya, the birthplace of his father, become a sensation among Kenyan. In May, Felix Kiprono, a lawyer in Nairobi, Kenya, had his eye on President Obama’s daughter Malia. He offered to win her hand by offering fifty cows, 70 sheep and 30... FULL STORY »

South Sudan Rebel Downed the Helico...

South Sudan Rebel Downed the Helicopter Gunship, Second Chopper not Confirm...

MALAKAL – As more defections rocked Juba – Faction under General Salva Kiir, Kiir’s Chief of Staff, Gen Paul Malong Awan rushed to Uganda for help. Chief of staff, Gen Paul Malong Awan on Friday met with President Yoweri Museveni on the backdrop of the escalating situation in the volatile... FULL STORY »

Also on Africa

500,000 Kenyan Women Sterilized

NAIROBI – Catholic Church released a report stating approximately 500,000 women may never bear children after being injected with a contaminated tetanus vaccine in 2014 Catholic... FULL STORY »

International NGOs Appealed to Regional Leaders to End South Sudan Crisis

NAIROBI – A coalition of international NGOs called on regional leaders and donors to redouble efforts to push for a lasting peace agreement that can transform the country from... FULL STORY »

National Security Service Has Beaten a Journalist Unconscious

JUBA – The South Sudan national security services has brutally beaten a journalist John Anyang yesterday forcing the journalist to collapse and short of breathe. Anyang, the latest... FULL STORY »

Mabior Garang Was Seen Drinking With Raila Odinga’s Son, Fidel Before the Later Pass...

NAIROBI – Kenya’s former Prime Minister and opposition leader’s son Fidel Odinga was found dead at his Karen (Nairobi) home in unknown circumstances on Sunday. Fidel, the... FULL STORY »

Kenyan blogger jailed for abusing President Uhuru Kenyatta

Nairobi – A Kenyan blogger will serve a maximum of two years behind bars for hate speech aimed at the sitting President Uhuru Kenyatta. The sentence composed of 1 year behind bars or Ksh200,000... FULL STORY »

Do you like Upper Nile Times? please follow us!

Web Design BangladeshBangladesh Online Market