Cholera Claims Scores in Somalia

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -Crisis-laden Somalia has embarked on a massive oral vaccination exercise following the deadliest outbreak of cholera killing over 269 000 this year. The deaths from an epidemic with a case-fatality rate of 2,5% have been reported …

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -Crisis-laden Somalia has embarked on a massive oral vaccination exercise following the deadliest outbreak of cholera killing over 269 000 this year. The deaths from an epidemic with a case-fatality rate of 2,5% have been reported across the country. An oral vaccination campaign (OVC) is now underway, targeting over 450 000 people in seven high-risk areas around the country. It is the first OCV campaign to be conducted in the country, coming at a critical time after Somalia declared the drought a national d

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Constitutional Amendments Set National/ Popular Congress Foreseen Partnership Into Jeopardy

[SudaNow] Khartoum -A heated tug of war has dominated the political scene over the proposed constitutional amendments put forward by the Popular Congress Party(PCP) of the Late Islamist leader Dr. Hassan al-Turabi.

[SudaNow] Khartoum -A heated tug of war has dominated the political scene over the proposed constitutional amendments put forward by the Popular Congress Party(PCP) of the Late Islamist leader Dr. Hassan al-Turabi.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

‘I Collected a Tin of Lice for Mugabe’ – Mugabe Death Prophecy Pastor

[News24Wire] A pastor who’s just spent six weeks in jail for predicting Robert Mugabe’s death says he collected a tin of lice to show the Zimbabwe president just how bad prison life is, according to a newspaper.

[News24Wire] A pastor who's just spent six weeks in jail for predicting Robert Mugabe's death says he collected a tin of lice to show the Zimbabwe president just how bad prison life is, according to a newspaper.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dead by Cholera in Eastern Sudan’s El Gedaref

[Radio Dabanga] El Gallabat East -One person died from cholera in El Gedaref in eastern Sudan, while eight others were infected on Wednesday and Thursday. A medical worker in the state reported that one woman died in El Jinan, El Gallabat West locality…

[Radio Dabanga] El Gallabat East -One person died from cholera in El Gedaref in eastern Sudan, while eight others were infected on Wednesday and Thursday. A medical worker in the state reported that one woman died in El Jinan, El Gallabat West locality, on Thursday. Three people were infected with the disease in the same area.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

North Darfur Paramilitaries Clash – One Killed, Residents Shot

[Radio Dabanga] Mellit -A member of a paramilitary force was killed and five civilians were wounded in a clash with another paramilitary force in Mellit’s market on Sunday afternoon. A resident reported to this station that a quarrel between a member o…

[Radio Dabanga] Mellit -A member of a paramilitary force was killed and five civilians were wounded in a clash with another paramilitary force in Mellit's market on Sunday afternoon. A resident reported to this station that a quarrel between a member of the Border Guards and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) in Mellit resulted in the exchange of gunfire. The Border Guard member was killed.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

SPLM-N Deputy Chairman Resigns

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Deputy chairman of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) Abdelaziz El Hilu resigned from the rebel group on Friday. The chairman has denied that the resignation results from changes in the political and military s…

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Deputy chairman of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) Abdelaziz El Hilu resigned from the rebel group on Friday. The chairman has denied that the resignation results from changes in the political and military structure of the movement.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Pupil Dies, 48 Wounded in Accident in Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Rokoro / Nyala -A traffic accident claimed the life of a pupil and caused injuries to 48 other children in central Jebel Marra on Saturday, on the way to their school exam location.

[Radio Dabanga] Rokoro / Nyala -A traffic accident claimed the life of a pupil and caused injuries to 48 other children in central Jebel Marra on Saturday, on the way to their school exam location.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

USAID, WFP Receive Aid Shipments for South Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -The American Chargé d’Affaires to Sudan appealed to armed movements in Sudan to allow the private delivery of humanitarian aid in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states. A large shipment of aid for South Sudan arrived in Port Sudan on Sunday.

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -The American Chargé d'Affaires to Sudan appealed to armed movements in Sudan to allow the private delivery of humanitarian aid in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states. A large shipment of aid for South Sudan arrived in Port Sudan on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan