Online Activists Arrested for Defaming South Kordofan Governor

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Kadugli -Police in Khartoum state arrested an activist for ‘defamation of character’ of the South Kordofan governor on Facebook. Two other activists were arrested under the same complaint.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Kadugli -Police in Khartoum state arrested an activist for 'defamation of character' of the South Kordofan governor on Facebook. Two other activists were arrested under the same complaint.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan Presidents Sacks Foreign Minister Ghandour

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir fired his foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour following his criticism on the financial situation of the country’s diplomatic corps on Thursday.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir fired his foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour following his criticism on the financial situation of the country's diplomatic corps on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Displaced Congolese Face Being Returned to Harm’s Way

[HRW] Since mid-December, unidentified assailants have killed more than 260 people and burned thousands of homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s northeastern Djugu territory in Ituri province. The atrocities we have documented include massacres, …

[HRW] Since mid-December, unidentified assailants have killed more than 260 people and burned thousands of homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s northeastern Djugu territory in Ituri province. The atrocities we have documented include massacres, rapes, and decapitation. More than 200,000 people have fled their homes, many to neighboring Uganda.

Prosecutor in Siam Lee Case Suggests She May Have Been Killed At Suspect’s Home, Court Hears

[News24Wire] The charge sheet alleges that young Durban escort Siam Lee was murdered in a secluded sugarcane field in New Hanover where the charred remains of her body were found.

[News24Wire] The charge sheet alleges that young Durban escort Siam Lee was murdered in a secluded sugarcane field in New Hanover where the charred remains of her body were found.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Vows to Work Around the Clock to Resolve Political Impasse in Mahikeng

[News24Wire] The ANC has vowed to try and resolve the political impasse that has seen violence erupt around Mahikeng, in the North West as calls for embattled Premier Supra Mahumapelo’s removal gain momentum.

[News24Wire] The ANC has vowed to try and resolve the political impasse that has seen violence erupt around Mahikeng, in the North West as calls for embattled Premier Supra Mahumapelo's removal gain momentum.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Judgement Reserved On Spy Chief’s Bid to Suppress Article

[Namibian] WINDHOEK High Court judge Harald Geier has reserved judgement on an urgent application in which the head of Namibia’s state spy agency is trying to prevent a weekly newspaper from publishing an article in which government properties allegedl…

[Namibian] WINDHOEK High Court judge Harald Geier has reserved judgement on an urgent application in which the head of Namibia's state spy agency is trying to prevent a weekly newspaper from publishing an article in which government properties allegedly being misused by former members of the spy service are disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Young Film Makers Out to Groom New Nollywood Faces

[Vanguard] The biggest Nollywood producers will soon start banking on new faces, as a crop of youngsters better known as 14 Partners Alliance have hatched plans to groom new talents that will take over the big screen from the likes of Genevieve Naji an…

[Vanguard] The biggest Nollywood producers will soon start banking on new faces, as a crop of youngsters better known as 14 Partners Alliance have hatched plans to groom new talents that will take over the big screen from the likes of Genevieve Naji and Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Govt Begins Ogoni Clean-Up in August

[Premium Times] The federal government is to begin the remediation phase of oil impacted sites in Ogoniland in August, Marvin Dekil, the Coordinator of the Hydrocarbon Pollution and Remediation Project (HYPREP), has said.

[Premium Times] The federal government is to begin the remediation phase of oil impacted sites in Ogoniland in August, Marvin Dekil, the Coordinator of the Hydrocarbon Pollution and Remediation Project (HYPREP), has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mapfumo Endorses Generational Consensus

[263Chat] Chimurenga music legend, Thomas Tafirenyika Mapfumo, has thrown his weight behind young generation’s quest to take over the reins of governance in Zimbabwe insisting they should be given a chance to lead the country and move forward.

[263Chat] Chimurenga music legend, Thomas Tafirenyika Mapfumo, has thrown his weight behind young generation's quest to take over the reins of governance in Zimbabwe insisting they should be given a chance to lead the country and move forward.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe