Deutsche Welle Journalist Detained in DRC, Family Says

[Iwacu] A Burundian journalist working for Deutsche Welle, Antideteste Niragira called his family at midday on 19 May to tell them he had been arrested by intelligence agents in DRC. The family believes he is being held in dungeons controlled by the in…

[Iwacu] A Burundian journalist working for Deutsche Welle, Antideteste Niragira called his family at midday on 19 May to tell them he had been arrested by intelligence agents in DRC. The family believes he is being held in dungeons controlled by the intelligence services in South Kivu, across the border in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

‘Sudan Should Implement Democratic Reforms’ – UN Human Rights Expert

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -During his fourth visit to Sudan, the UN Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Sudan, Aristide Nononsi, witnessed positive developments, yet he remains concerned about a number of human rights issues in the co…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -During his fourth visit to Sudan, the UN Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Sudan, Aristide Nononsi, witnessed positive developments, yet he remains concerned about a number of human rights issues in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Govt Forces Attack Minawi’s SLM Rebels in Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur / Khartoum -Fierce fighting erupted between Sudanese government forces and combatants of the Sudan Liberation Movement headed by Minni Minawi (SLM-MM) in East and North Darfur on Friday.

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur / Khartoum -Fierce fighting erupted between Sudanese government forces and combatants of the Sudan Liberation Movement headed by Minni Minawi (SLM-MM) in East and North Darfur on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Alexandrina Senna

[SudaNow] Alexandrina senna is now one of the most important herbal exports of Sudan, thanks to its fame as an antidote against constipation and other disorders.

[SudaNow] Alexandrina senna is now one of the most important herbal exports of Sudan, thanks to its fame as an antidote against constipation and other disorders.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Nollywood – Filmhouse Follows Up Biggest Grossing Film Ever With the Wedding Party

[Balancing Act] London -Nigeria’s Filmhouse Cinemas and Film One Distribution have quietly built themselves a significant audience in their cinemas by giving them something slightly better than run-of-the-mill Nollywood films. Released late last year, …

[Balancing Act] London -Nigeria's Filmhouse Cinemas and Film One Distribution have quietly built themselves a significant audience in their cinemas by giving them something slightly better than run-of-the-mill Nollywood films. Released late last year, their Rom-Com The Wedding Party has already become the biggest box office hit in terms of gross revenues. Russell Southwood spoke to Moses Bapatope, Group Executive Director, Filmhouse Cinemas and Film One Distribution and Production and Executive Producer, The Wedding Party

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lack of Match Fitness a Concern – Mannetti

[Namibian] The Brave Warriors’ lack of match fitness is a concern to national coach Ricardo Mannetti, as they prepare for their Afcon 2019 qualifying match away to Guinea Bissau on 10 June.

[Namibian] The Brave Warriors' lack of match fitness is a concern to national coach Ricardo Mannetti, as they prepare for their Afcon 2019 qualifying match away to Guinea Bissau on 10 June.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Knives Out for Rapper Stunner

[Zimbabwe Standard] Motor-mouth rapper Desmond “Stunner” Chideme needs to mind his own business and stop lying, video director Vusa “Blaqs” Hlatshwayo has said.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Motor-mouth rapper Desmond "Stunner" Chideme needs to mind his own business and stop lying, video director Vusa "Blaqs" Hlatshwayo has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Regional Bloc Strikes Common Accord On EU Trade Deal

[East African] East African heads of state have jointly agreed that the EAC members that have not signed the European Union -EAC economic partnership agreement (EPA) will not do so pending clarification of outstanding issues.

[East African] East African heads of state have jointly agreed that the EAC members that have not signed the European Union -EAC economic partnership agreement (EPA) will not do so pending clarification of outstanding issues.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania