Opposition Leader Barred From Flying to Egypt

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudanese security authorities prevented the co-president of the National Umma Party from travelling to Cairo on Monday evening, to attend a meeting with Sudanese rebel and opposition figures.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudanese security authorities prevented the co-president of the National Umma Party from travelling to Cairo on Monday evening, to attend a meeting with Sudanese rebel and opposition figures.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Raila Odinga Quits – Nasa’s Full Statement

[East African] 1. On August 8 Kenyans voted in the 6th election since the return to multiparty politics in 1992–the political reform we call the Second Liberation. As is customary, voting went smoothly. But when it came to tallying and transmission of…

[East African] 1. On August 8 Kenyans voted in the 6th election since the return to multiparty politics in 1992--the political reform we call the Second Liberation. As is customary, voting went smoothly. But when it came to tallying and transmission of results, everything that could go wrong did go wrong. It became the first presidential election in Africa to be annulled by the court, and only the fourth in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sanctions Lifted – Little to Celebrate ‘Unless Sudan Changes Internal Politics’

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The lifted trade embargo on Sudan by the United States generated reactions from economists, MPs and political parties, stressing that Khartoum has little to celebrate unless it changes internal policies. “The most damaging san…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The lifted trade embargo on Sudan by the United States generated reactions from economists, MPs and political parties, stressing that Khartoum has little to celebrate unless it changes internal policies. "The most damaging sanctions are still in place."

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Abduction of Swiss Aid Worker in Darfur Continues

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -The Swiss Margaret Schenkel has been kidnapped by gunmen in North Darfur for three days since Saturday. The Darfur Relief and Documentation Centre strongly condemns the abduction of the aid worker.

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -The Swiss Margaret Schenkel has been kidnapped by gunmen in North Darfur for three days since Saturday. The Darfur Relief and Documentation Centre strongly condemns the abduction of the aid worker.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Security Service Denies Involvement in Killings During Protests

[News24Wire] The Red Ant Security Services has dismissed media reports that some of its members were involved in killings in Unaville, near Lenasia and Midvaal, south of Johannesburg.

[News24Wire] The Red Ant Security Services has dismissed media reports that some of its members were involved in killings in Unaville, near Lenasia and Midvaal, south of Johannesburg.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fresh Twirl as Court Orders IEBC to Include Aukot in Oct 26 Poll

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The High Court has ordered the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to include Thirdway Alliance candidate Ekuru Aukot in the October 26 fresh presidential election.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The High Court has ordered the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to include Thirdway Alliance candidate Ekuru Aukot in the October 26 fresh presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Former Springbok Toks Fighting Cancer One Tee At a Time

[News24Wire] The massive frame of Toks van der Linde is seldom too difficult to spot, but it was even easier to know where the former Springbok prop was on Tuesday during the second round of the Sanlam Cancer Challenge because he was wearing a bright o…

[News24Wire] The massive frame of Toks van der Linde is seldom too difficult to spot, but it was even easier to know where the former Springbok prop was on Tuesday during the second round of the Sanlam Cancer Challenge because he was wearing a bright orange sun hat around the Lost City Golf Course at Sun City.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Celebrated Looters Chombo, Mpofu Get Top Jobs – Opposition

[New Zimbabwe] Opposition parties have condemned President Robert Mugabe’s cabinet reshuffle, accusing the veteran leader of appointing celebrated looters to key government departments.

[New Zimbabwe] Opposition parties have condemned President Robert Mugabe's cabinet reshuffle, accusing the veteran leader of appointing celebrated looters to key government departments.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Western Cape Cop, Gun Dealer Arrested in Massive Firearms Probe

[News24Wire] A firearms dealer from Stellenbosch and a police sergeant based in Delft have been arrested as part of a massive probe into the illegal gun trade in the Western Cape.

[News24Wire] A firearms dealer from Stellenbosch and a police sergeant based in Delft have been arrested as part of a massive probe into the illegal gun trade in the Western Cape.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Liberia Elections – Who Will Succeed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf?

[Deutsche Welle] Liberians are voting to elect a successor for President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The peace Nobelist is stepping down after 12 years in office. The vote is seen as a crucial test for the country’s democracy.

[Deutsche Welle] Liberians are voting to elect a successor for President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The peace Nobelist is stepping down after 12 years in office. The vote is seen as a crucial test for the country's democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia