Refugees Flock Conflict-Torn Congo

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -MORE than 65 000 new asylum seekers have fled the volatile Central African Republic and South Sudan to the equally troubled Democratic Republic of Congo. Violence, tensions and fear about imminent attacks in border areas have trigg…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -MORE than 65 000 new asylum seekers have fled the volatile Central African Republic and South Sudan to the equally troubled Democratic Republic of Congo. Violence, tensions and fear about imminent attacks in border areas have triggered the influx. Local authorities have reported tens of thousands more arrivals from CAR in areas of difficult access. The country is in immense crisis as clashes between Christian radicals and Muslim militants continue. Some 64 000 civilians have been registered in DRC in recen

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Anambra Poll – Battle for 3 Parties, but There Could Be Surprises

[Vanguard] After months of rigorous and vigorous campaigns that took the candidates to all nooks and crannies of the state, the Anambra State governorship election is just few days away.

[Vanguard] After months of rigorous and vigorous campaigns that took the candidates to all nooks and crannies of the state, the Anambra State governorship election is just few days away.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ICC Probes Grave Crimes in the Country

[CAJ News] Bujumbura -THE decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate in Burundi gives victims hope those responsible for grave crimes over the past two years could be held to account. ICC is opening a probe following unchecked ab…

[CAJ News] Bujumbura -THE decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate in Burundi gives victims hope those responsible for grave crimes over the past two years could be held to account. ICC is opening a probe following unchecked abuses, which include rape, torture and executions blamed on government forces and youths aligned to the ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy - Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD - FDD) of President Pierre Nkurunziza. ICC prosecutors have also identified murde

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Social Media Abuzz With Rumours of Imminent Coup, Claims Mugabe Residence Under Siege

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe appears to have staggered a step closer to a military coup, amid rumours that military vehicles have already rolled out of army bases heading for the capital Harare and that soldiers are laying siege to President Robert Mugabe…

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe appears to have staggered a step closer to a military coup, amid rumours that military vehicles have already rolled out of army bases heading for the capital Harare and that soldiers are laying siege to President Robert Mugabe at his residence. By PETER FABRICIUS.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ibrahim Mahmoud Receives Nigerian Ambassador

[SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of the President of the Republic and Deputy Chairman of the National Congress for the Party’s Affairs, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid, received in his office at the Republican Palace Tuesday the Ambassador of Nigeria to Sudan …

[SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of the President of the Republic and Deputy Chairman of the National Congress for the Party's Affairs, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid, received in his office at the Republican Palace Tuesday the Ambassador of Nigeria to Sudan and discussed means of strengthening the cooperation between the ruling parties in the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

23-Year-Old Male Suspect Arrested for Dealing in Marijuana in New Brighton

[SAPS] Drug trading and abuse is a key focus area with the approaching festive season and SAPS endeavours to squash the drug trade and ensure safer streets and environments for our communities.

[SAPS] Drug trading and abuse is a key focus area with the approaching festive season and SAPS endeavours to squash the drug trade and ensure safer streets and environments for our communities.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bakri Informed On Preparations for School Tournament in Kassala

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice – President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, received in his office at the Council of Ministers Tuesday the Minister of Education, Asia Mohamed Abdalla, and reviewed the ongoing pr…

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice - President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, received in his office at the Council of Ministers Tuesday the Minister of Education, Asia Mohamed Abdalla, and reviewed the ongoing preparations for launching the 27th National School Tournament in Kassala State.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Hassabo Chairs Meeting for Collection of Weapons At Displacement Camps

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice – President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, Tuesday chaired at the Republican Palace a meeting for discussing the process of collecting weapons at the displaced camps, top of them is Kalma camp, in presence of the Wa…

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, Tuesday chaired at the Republican Palace a meeting for discussing the process of collecting weapons at the displaced camps, top of them is Kalma camp, in presence of the Wali (governor) of South Darfur State, Adam Al-Fekki, and delegation of UNAMID which was headed by its chairman.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

First Vice President Lauds Savings Bank’s Role in Funding Graduates

[SNA] Khartoum -First Vice President of the Republic and National Prime Minister Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Saleh has praised the role played by the Savings and Social Development Bank in social development and the provision of funding for graduate projects.

[SNA] Khartoum -First Vice President of the Republic and National Prime Minister Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Saleh has praised the role played by the Savings and Social Development Bank in social development and the provision of funding for graduate projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan