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Minnesota AG shuts down 17 fraudulent nonprofits in massive $250M child nutrition scam

In a proactive move, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has closed down 17 state nonprofits involved in a massive scam related to the Federal Child Nutrition program, with losses estimated at $250 million. These closures are a direct outcome of thorough investigations triggered by the scandal surrounding the Feeding Our Future organization. Despite claiming to provide meals to underprivileged schoolchildren, these nonprofits were discovered to lack any genuine nonprofit activities. Audits unearthed false addresses,…

Former Somali President attended the funeral of UPDF General Paul Lokech

Former Somali President attended the funeral of UPDF General Paul Lokech KAMPALA, Uganda - Former President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed attended the funeral of General Paul Lokech, the valiant navy man related to the seize of Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, which was as soon as a stronghold of Al-Shabaab, on Friday. General Paul Lokech was buried on Friday in Uganda's Acholi area, his ancestral…

US sanctions in opposition to an accused Eritrean common

On Monday, August 23, the United States announced sanctions against a senior Eritrean military official, General Filipos Woldeyohannes. He is accused by Washington of abusing the Eritrean forces in the Tigray conflict. The latter intervened from the beginning of the conflict in this Ethiopian province to support Addis Ababa against the TPLF rebels.…

UPDF general behind Al-Shabaab’ fall in capital of Somalia dies in African nation

KAMPALA, Uganda - One of the soldiers of the Ugandan People's Defense Forces behind the imminent collapse of AlShabaab in Mogadishu died in Uganda, the African Union Mission in Somalia acknowledged when itpaid tribute to the result of his service. Major General Paul Lokech died in Kampala on Saturday after battling the disease for several months. In a statement, the AMISOM team responsible for peace and stability in Somalia praised the officer for his "lasting legacy". during his stay in Somalia, where he effectively…

General Moussa Diawara was arrested in connection with

In Mali, General Moussa Diawara was arrested on Thursday, July 29, and imprisoned in Bamako. He was prosecuted from a legal source in connection with the investigation into the disappearance of journalist Birama Touré, who has given no sign of life since January 2016. It is also directed at Karim Keïta, son of former President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.…

Somalia: Auditor General ordered authorities to cut back

MOGADISHU, Somalia | The Somali government is expected to reduce costs incurred in several departments; Auditor General Mohamed Ali Afgoe has warned, in yet another tax strategy aimed at increasing the financial fortunes of the Horn of Africa nation, which is embroiled in a host of challenges. For decades, Mogadishu, which does not yet have a stable government, relied almost entirely on the international community for its financial survival, given the low revenues generated by national taxes. The country has implemented…

What to keep from Estates General?

The curtain fell this Saturday, July 10, in Kinshasa on the third day of the States General on Mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo. They make up the bulk of the country's exports, but do not earn enough in the treasury. More than a hundred recommendations came out of this meeting, written by the hundred participants, the authorities and the managers of mining companies, to make the mining sector…

DR Congo launches its general mining survey

The Democratic Republic of Congo organizes the general states of the mines, its economy, but which is in contrast to the poverty of the population and the meager economic mobilizations of the state. Bosses from mining companies, civil society and authorities have together made an inventory of the mines since Thursday in Kinshasa.…

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