JAMB – Extending the Frontiers of Reform

[Leadership] The successful and virtually hitch-free conduct of this year’s UTME across the country seems to have been an anti-climax judging from the unusually calm response from the general public and the media. It is a far cry from the frenzied chat…

[Leadership] The successful and virtually hitch-free conduct of this year's UTME across the country seems to have been an anti-climax judging from the unusually calm response from the general public and the media. It is a far cry from the frenzied chatter of critics, complainants and allied wailers that has regularly swamped the JAMB outing like an annual plague, much of which was justified.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dr Mustafa Meets AU Commissioner for Infrastructures and Tourism

[SNA] Geneva -Sudan Permanent Envoy to Geneva , Dr Mustafa Osman Ismail , met in his capacity of coordinator of African group for UNCTAD Affairs with the African Union Commissioner for Infrastructures, Information Technology , Energy and Tourism , Aman…

[SNA] Geneva -Sudan Permanent Envoy to Geneva , Dr Mustafa Osman Ismail , met in his capacity of coordinator of African group for UNCTAD Affairs with the African Union Commissioner for Infrastructures, Information Technology , Energy and Tourism , Amani Abu Zaid who is taking part in E- Trade Week which began on Monday and will last until April 20th.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

‘National Human Rights Commission’s Critical Work Has Ended’

[HRW] Expectations and optimism were high when Burundi’s National Independent Human Rights Commission, the CNIDH, was established in 2011. It showed promising signs of independence and had the potential to assume some of the risks taken by local human …

[HRW] Expectations and optimism were high when Burundi's National Independent Human Rights Commission, the CNIDH, was established in 2011. It showed promising signs of independence and had the potential to assume some of the risks taken by local human rights organizations.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

UAE Disbands Training Mission

[Shabelle] The UAE has decided to disband its military training programme in Somalia which started in 2014 to build the capabilities of the Somali army.

[Shabelle] The UAE has decided to disband its military training programme in Somalia which started in 2014 to build the capabilities of the Somali army.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

ANCWL Failed to Protect Mama Winnie From Patriarchy, Admits Bathabile Dlamini

[News24Wire] “We must confess we allowed patriarchy to oppress you,” president of the ANC Women’s League Bathabile Dlamini said at the state funeral of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

[News24Wire] “We must confess we allowed patriarchy to oppress you,” president of the ANC Women’s League Bathabile Dlamini said at the state funeral of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

One of Just Two Executing States in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2017

[AI London] South Sudan is one of just two countries in sub-Saharan Africa known to have carried out executions in 2017, going against a clear trend by other countries in the region to move forward towards abolishing the death penalty, Amnesty Internat…

[AI London] South Sudan is one of just two countries in sub-Saharan Africa known to have carried out executions in 2017, going against a clear trend by other countries in the region to move forward towards abolishing the death penalty, Amnesty International's Global Report on Death Sentences and Executions 2017 revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan