Eritrean Government Being Asked for Proof of Life of Detained Journalists

[IFEX] As Eritrea undergoes its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by the United Nations Human Rights Council, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) deplores the lack of any significant progress on press freedom and calls on the Eritrean authorities to allow al…

[IFEX] As Eritrea undergoes its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by the United Nations Human Rights Council, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) deplores the lack of any significant progress on press freedom and calls on the Eritrean authorities to allow all journalists held arbitrarily since 2001 to receive visits.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Sudan Kicks Off First Anti-Human Trafficking Conference

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Anti-smuggling committees met in Khartoum to starts the first conference to combat human trafficking, with the participation of officials of the European Union (EU) on Monday. It’s two days after police freed 139 victims of hu…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Anti-smuggling committees met in Khartoum to starts the first conference to combat human trafficking, with the participation of officials of the European Union (EU) on Monday. It's two days after police freed 139 victims of human trafficking in Kassala.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Trial Against Eight Darfuri Students Adjourned

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum Bahri -On Monday the trial against eight students from Darfur began in the court in Khartoum Bahri. They were arrested in September 2017 for organising a mass speech, and held in detention for over five months.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum Bahri -On Monday the trial against eight students from Darfur began in the court in Khartoum Bahri. They were arrested in September 2017 for organising a mass speech, and held in detention for over five months.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Four Women ‘Die From Anesthesia’ in Obstetrics Hospital

[Radio Dabanga] Wad Medani -Four women are suspected to have died from a corrupted drug used in anesthesia during operations in Wad Medani Hospital for Obstetrics and Gynaecology on Saturday.

[Radio Dabanga] Wad Medani -Four women are suspected to have died from a corrupted drug used in anesthesia during operations in Wad Medani Hospital for Obstetrics and Gynaecology on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Khartoum Witnesses New Bread Price Hikes

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The shortage of fuel and ongoing power outages have led to an increase in bread prices in Khartoum. People now buy three breads for five Pounds ($0.17) from bakeries, listeners reported.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The shortage of fuel and ongoing power outages have led to an increase in bread prices in Khartoum. People now buy three breads for five Pounds ($0.17) from bakeries, listeners reported.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

UN Highlights Progress in Somalia At Brussels Forum

[Shabelle] Speaking at the first day of the Somalia Partnership Forum in Brussels on Monday, two senior United Nations officials commended the country’s government for its efforts in various areas – such as political reform, security, economic developm…

[Shabelle] Speaking at the first day of the Somalia Partnership Forum in Brussels on Monday, two senior United Nations officials commended the country's government for its efforts in various areas - such as political reform, security, economic development, and recovery and humanitarian assistance - while flagging the need for further progress and international support for these efforts.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Chimp traffickers Arrested in Douala

[Camer.be] The main culprit, a 30-year-old man, had been keeping the chimp for some time and decided to sell it. It is in the process of trying to sell the chimp that he was arrested. He arrived on a bike with the chimpanzee that was placed inside a ca…

[Camer.be] The main culprit, a 30-year-old man, had been keeping the chimp for some time and decided to sell it. It is in the process of trying to sell the chimp that he was arrested. He arrived on a bike with the chimpanzee that was placed inside a cage and hidden inside a carton box to avoid people seeing what he transported. The carton box was strapped on a bike and when he arrived the scene of transaction, he called for an accomplice who had been keeping watch over the area and they both unloaded the box and step

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Uganda Hosts Africa Water Conference

[Observer] Uganda is hosting the Africa Water Association (Afwa) high level technical meeting to discuss scientific and technology innovations and developments on the continent.

[Observer] Uganda is hosting the Africa Water Association (Afwa) high level technical meeting to discuss scientific and technology innovations and developments on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nigerian Mr P Gets Two IARA 2018 Award Nominations

[Daily Trust] The popularly known Nigerian artiste Peter Okoye aka Mr P, formerly of Psquare has been nominated by the International Achievement Recognition Awards (IARA) for two awards.

[Daily Trust] The popularly known Nigerian artiste Peter Okoye aka Mr P, formerly of Psquare has been nominated by the International Achievement Recognition Awards (IARA) for two awards.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

General Council of the Bar of SA to Appeal SCA Ruling On Jiba

[News24Wire] The General Council of the Bar of South Africa (GCB) will apply for leave to appeal against a Supreme Court of Appeal judgement that overturned a High Court ruling that the National Prosecuting Authority’s Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi…

[News24Wire] The General Council of the Bar of South Africa (GCB) will apply for leave to appeal against a Supreme Court of Appeal judgement that overturned a High Court ruling that the National Prosecuting Authority's Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi be struck off the roll of advocates.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa