Sudan: Peace Talks Going Well Despite Boycott By Rebel Group

[East African] A comprehensive peace agreement that would set Sudan on a path to political stability and economic recovery appeared feasible as the transition government and rebel groups entered a second day of negotiations in the South Sudan capital Juba.

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Somalia: Somali Peace Activist Ilwad Elman Tipped for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

[Dalsan Radio] Ilwad Elman, who moved from Canada to Somalia in 2010 to step into the shoes of her late father and champion of peace in Somalia to fight for former child soldiers and female victims of sexual abuse could be this year’s winner of a Nobel Peace Prize, a Norwegian research organisation know for its predictions has said.

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Nigeria: Borno Hires ‘Special Hunters’ to Fight Boko Haram

[Vanguard] Seriously perturbed by the increasing Boko Haram attacks on Gubio town and its environs, the Caretaker Chairman of Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State, Hon Zanna Modu has hired the services of 200 special hunters from some parts of Adamawa, Gombe, Katsina and other states in Northern Nigeria to complement effort of the military and other security agencies and nip the crisis in the bud.

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