Socio-Economic Justice for Peaceful, Prosperous Coexistence

[Ethiopian Herald] February 20 marks the annual global observance of World Day of Social Justice pursuant to UN and member states’ commitment to the issue. Social justice encompasses economic justice. The rise in inequality of the distribution of incom…

[Ethiopian Herald] February 20 marks the annual global observance of World Day of Social Justice pursuant to UN and member states' commitment to the issue. Social justice encompasses economic justice. The rise in inequality of the distribution of income among people depicts the characteristics of a trend in social injustice, having affected large numbers of countries, from the developing to the most wealthy.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Commemorating the Renowned Contemporary Painter, Poet

[Ethiopian Herald] Temesgen Shitaye was a lecturer of Theatrical Art at Wolkite University. Today he is attending his MA course at Addis Ababa University. Ever since he joined higher educational institutions he has been a regular attendee of various ar…

[Ethiopian Herald] Temesgen Shitaye was a lecturer of Theatrical Art at Wolkite University. Today he is attending his MA course at Addis Ababa University. Ever since he joined higher educational institutions he has been a regular attendee of various artistic programmes, events and shows such as, galleries. He has also a tendency of reading various academic journals, books and newspapers that mainly focus on visual arts. He had the chance to see Gebrekiristos Desata's paintings and read many of his poems. He found all of them

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Fear Grips Lagos Drivers, Conductors As Government Plans to Ban Danfo Buses

[Premium Times] For Ayo Bamidele, a typical day begins at 4:00 a.m. and ends 19 hours later at about 11:00 p.m. A driver of the popular commercial mini-bus, otherwise known as ‘Danfo’, Mr. Bamidele plies the Oshodi-Ilupeju route of the Lagos metropolis…

[Premium Times] For Ayo Bamidele, a typical day begins at 4:00 a.m. and ends 19 hours later at about 11:00 p.m. A driver of the popular commercial mini-bus, otherwise known as 'Danfo', Mr. Bamidele plies the Oshodi-Ilupeju route of the Lagos metropolis. But because he resides in Agbado-Ijaiye part of the city, he wakes up very early and gets home late in the night. And, like most Lagosians, Ayo does not enjoy the 7-9 hours sleep range recommended by the National Sleep Foundation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Woman Dies As Car Plunges Into Lagos Lagoon

[Premium Times] Tragedy struck Saturday night when a silver-coloured Kia Rio car plunged into the Lagoon at Mekwen Bridge, Bonny camp, Marina, at about 7.47 p.m., killing a woman.

[Premium Times] Tragedy struck Saturday night when a silver-coloured Kia Rio car plunged into the Lagoon at Mekwen Bridge, Bonny camp, Marina, at about 7.47 p.m., killing a woman.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Darfur Camp Residents Complain of Attacks, Poor Services

[Radio Dabanga] Muernei / Mershing -Residents of West and South Darfur camps for the displaced are suffering from rampant insecurity and deteriorating services. They are calling for protection from Unamid, as the police is reportedly not able to combat…

[Radio Dabanga] Muernei / Mershing -Residents of West and South Darfur camps for the displaced are suffering from rampant insecurity and deteriorating services. They are calling for protection from Unamid, as the police is reportedly not able to combat the attacks by the militiamen in the areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Security Prevents NUP Teachers From Meeting in Sudan Capital

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -Agents of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) prevented teacher members of the National Umma Party (NUP) to meet at the party’s headquarters in Omdurman on Friday.

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -Agents of Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) prevented teacher members of the National Umma Party (NUP) to meet at the party's headquarters in Omdurman on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

20 ‘Watery Diarrhoea’ Cases Reported in Northern Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Dongola -The medical director of the Dongola Specialist Hospital in northern Sudan reports that the hospital admitted 20 cases of watery diarrhoea last week.

[Radio Dabanga] Dongola -The medical director of the Dongola Specialist Hospital in northern Sudan reports that the hospital admitted 20 cases of watery diarrhoea last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

‘AUHIP Should Heed Collapse of Sudan Peace Roadmap’ – Think-Tank

[Radio Dabanga] Kampala -After a six-month gap of direct meetings between the Sudanese government and the country’s holdout rebel movements, the African Union High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) has resumed its efforts in reaching a comprehensive p…

[Radio Dabanga] Kampala -After a six-month gap of direct meetings between the Sudanese government and the country's holdout rebel movements, the African Union High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) has resumed its efforts in reaching a comprehensive peace in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan