Commander of Main Militia Wants International Recognition

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The commander of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), Sudan’s main militia, has called on the international community to recognise the efforts of his troops to halt illegal immigration, human trafficking and cross border crimes.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The commander of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), Sudan's main militia, has called on the international community to recognise the efforts of his troops to halt illegal immigration, human trafficking and cross border crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Nubian Stone Tablets Found in Northern Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Sedeinga -A huge cache of stone inscriptions from one of Africa’s oldest written languages have been unearthed in Sedeinga necropolis in the north of Sudan.

[Radio Dabanga] Sedeinga -A huge cache of stone inscriptions from one of Africa's oldest written languages have been unearthed in Sedeinga necropolis in the north of Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Inflation Hits 55.60 Percent in March – Public Transport ‘Almost Unaffordable’

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Dardib / Abu Jubeiha -According to Sudan’s Central Bureau of Statistics the inflation rate in the country in March reached 55.60 per cent; up from 54.34 per cent in February. Public transport prices nearly doubled last week.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Dardib / Abu Jubeiha -According to Sudan's Central Bureau of Statistics the inflation rate in the country in March reached 55.60 per cent; up from 54.34 per cent in February. Public transport prices nearly doubled last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Release of Detainees is Their Right, Not a Concession – HRW, Amnesty

[Radio Dabanga] Dabanga Sudan -Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International have welcomed the news that President Omar Al Bashir ordered the release of all political prisoners in Sudan, however the detentions should never have occurred in the fir…

[Radio Dabanga] Dabanga Sudan -Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International have welcomed the news that President Omar Al Bashir ordered the release of all political prisoners in Sudan, however the detentions should never have occurred in the first place, they said.

Somaliland Sentences a Poet 3 Years in Prison for Reunification Activity

[Shabelle] A court in the self-declared republic of Somaliland has sentenced a young poet to three years in jail. Nacima Qorane was found guilty of bringing the state into contempt by advocating for Somaliland to reunite with Somalia.

[Shabelle] A court in the self-declared republic of Somaliland has sentenced a young poet to three years in jail. Nacima Qorane was found guilty of bringing the state into contempt by advocating for Somaliland to reunite with Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

PS is Plotting to Wreck My Office, Claims Sonko

[Nation] Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko has defended his administration against accusations that it’s chaotic and unfocused, saying he is committed to delivering on his election pledges.

[Nation] Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko has defended his administration against accusations that it's chaotic and unfocused, saying he is committed to delivering on his election pledges.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Humanitarian Crisis Back on International Agenda

[VOA] A Senior U.N. migration official says a main success of Friday’s U.N. pledging conference for Democratic Republic of Congo is that it has put that country’s forgotten humanitarian crisis back on the international agenda.

[VOA] A Senior U.N. migration official says a main success of Friday's U.N. pledging conference for Democratic Republic of Congo is that it has put that country's forgotten humanitarian crisis back on the international agenda.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

U.S. Presses Regional Bloc to Act on Cease-fire Violations

[VOA] The U.S. government is calling on East African leaders to release five unpublished reports documenting violations of South Sudan’s failed December cease-fire and to punish those responsible for the violations, a senior White House official told VOA.

[VOA] The U.S. government is calling on East African leaders to release five unpublished reports documenting violations of South Sudan's failed December cease-fire and to punish those responsible for the violations, a senior White House official told VOA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

UN Raises Hundreds of Millions in Aid

[VOA] The United Nations says it is pleased by the strong response to its appeal for life-saving aid for the Democratic Republic of Congo. A special pledging conference in Geneva hopes to raise $1.7 billion in humanitarian assistance for 13 million Con…

[VOA] The United Nations says it is pleased by the strong response to its appeal for life-saving aid for the Democratic Republic of Congo. A special pledging conference in Geneva hopes to raise $1.7 billion in humanitarian assistance for 13 million Congolese subject to violence and displacement.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa