U.S. Embassy Rebukes Sudan for Deadly Force At Darfur Protests

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Embassy of the United States in Khartoum said it is “deeply concerned by the excessive use of force by government forces in the September 22 clashes with internally displaced persons at Kalma camp in South Darfur”.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Embassy of the United States in Khartoum said it is "deeply concerned by the excessive use of force by government forces in the September 22 clashes with internally displaced persons at Kalma camp in South Darfur".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Somali President Jets Off to Saudi Arabia On Two-Day State Visit

[Shabelle] Somali President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has flown to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday amid deepening rift between Somali Federal states and his Federal government over Gulf crises.

[Shabelle] Somali President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has flown to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday amid deepening rift between Somali Federal states and his Federal government over Gulf crises.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ethiopia Says Somaliland Displaced Thousands of Oromo People

[Shabelle] Ethiopia accused a semi-autonomous territory in neighboring Somalia of illegally displacing more than 3,000 long-term Oromo residents in the wake of clashes on the boundary between two of Ethiopia’s regional states.

[Shabelle] Ethiopia accused a semi-autonomous territory in neighboring Somalia of illegally displacing more than 3,000 long-term Oromo residents in the wake of clashes on the boundary between two of Ethiopia's regional states.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Pres. Lungu Hails Angola for Smooth Transition

President Edgar Lungu has hailed Angola for a smooth transition of power that saw Jao Laurenco take over from Edwardo Dos Santos who served for 38 years. The Head of State said that peace in Angola was critical as Zambia … Continued

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President Edgar Lungu has hailed Angola for a smooth transition of power that saw Jao Laurenco take over from Edwardo Dos Santos who served for 38 years. The Head of State said that peace in Angola was critical as Zambia shared a long history with the former Portuguese colony. President Lungu was in Angola to attend the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected Laurenco. Dos Santos have up power after having been at the helm of Angolan politics from 1979. And President Lungu has returned home after a tour that took him on a marathon trip that started with his visit to Swaziland and then the United Nations General Assembly before straying into Angola. On arrival President Lungu said that he would decide whether to continue with the State of Threatened Public Emergency after consulting with various government wings. The Head of State said he could not make a decision alone but needed to consult other government wings. President invoked article 31 that declared a state of public emergency in July and the status is due for review in October. The post Pres. Lungu Hails Angola for Smooth Transition appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Malawian Rappers in SA Form Group to Excel

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Five South African based Malawian Hip-Hop artists have formed a group called Until we Reach, aimed at advancing their music careers whilst representing Malawi internationally.

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Five South African based Malawian Hip-Hop artists have formed a group called Until we Reach, aimed at advancing their music careers whilst representing Malawi internationally.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Citizens Now Satisfied With Regular Electricity Supply

[Iwacu] Following the launch of a new thermal power plant which produces 30 Megawatts by the company in charge of supplying water and electricity [REGIDESO], the power failure is not observed in different neighborhoods of the capital Bujumbura these da…

[Iwacu] Following the launch of a new thermal power plant which produces 30 Megawatts by the company in charge of supplying water and electricity [REGIDESO], the power failure is not observed in different neighborhoods of the capital Bujumbura these days. Consumers say they are satisfied with the current regular supply.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

First Vice – President Affirms Importance of National Cultural Project for Boosting Sudan Unity

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice – President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, has underscored importance of the national cultural project in enriching Sudan unity, enhancing the national building and implementing …

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice - President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, has underscored importance of the national cultural project in enriching Sudan unity, enhancing the national building and implementing the national dialogue's outcome.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

‘Security Blocks Movement in Kalma Camp’ – Darfur Documentation Centre

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -Sudanese security forces in Kalma camp in South Darfur have been ‘conducting searches and arrest operations against individuals suspected of playing a role in organising the public protests against the visit of President Omar Al …

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -Sudanese security forces in Kalma camp in South Darfur have been 'conducting searches and arrest operations against individuals suspected of playing a role in organising the public protests against the visit of President Omar Al Bashir to the area last week'. Free movement and inflow of products to the camps reportedly are prevented.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan