Category Archives: Africa Accelerate Project News

  1. Kenya tightens rules on foreign charity workers

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    June 22, 2016 by Author

    Charities, or NGOs, working in Kenya risk losing their licenses if they fail to comply with new tough rules about …
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  2. Somalia asks questions for refugee crisis

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    May 25, 2016 by Author

    Somalia’s president has called for “a better way” to bring home refugees from his country, with Kenya insisting that it …
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  3. Tanzania removes 10,000 ‘ghost workers’ in anti-corruption drive

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    May 17, 2016 by Author

    Tanzania has removed more than 10,000 “ghost workers” from its public sector payroll in a crackdown on corruption. Payments to …
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  4. Burundi general shot dead dropping child off at school

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    April 25, 2016 by Author

    A security advisor to Burundi’s vice-president has been shot dead while dropping off his daughter at school. General Athanase Kararuza …
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  5. Sharp rise in Boko Haram child bombers

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    April 12, 2016 by Author

    The UN child agency has declared that Boko Haram’s use of child bombers has increased over the last year with …
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  6. Al-Shabab supporter executed in Somalia

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    April 11, 2016 by Author

    A Somali reporter who helped terrorists al-Shabab kill five fellow reporters has been executed by firing squad. Hassan Hanafi, once a …
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  7. Chase Bank Kenya placed under receivership

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    April 8, 2016 by Author

    Kenya’s central bank on Thursday placed Chase Bank Kenya under receivership for 12 months to protect depositors, creditors and the …
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