UK Parliamentary Group Meets Sudan Call Chairman

[Radio Dabanga] London -El Sadig El Mahdi, leader of the National Umma Party (NUP) and chairman of the Sudan Call, met with representatives of the British All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sudan and South Sudan last week.

[Radio Dabanga] London -El Sadig El Mahdi, leader of the National Umma Party (NUP) and chairman of the Sudan Call, met with representatives of the British All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sudan and South Sudan last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Prices Soar in Khartoum Amid Acute Shortage of Cooking Gas and Bread

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -People living in Khartoum state are complaining about a severe fuel, cooking gas, and bread crisis. The prices of consumer goods are again soaring.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -People living in Khartoum state are complaining about a severe fuel, cooking gas, and bread crisis. The prices of consumer goods are again soaring.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Grape Farmers Get Access to Bank Loans

[Daily News] IN efforts to increase grape productivity, the Small Industries Development Organisation (SIDO) has set up a business cluster for Mpunguzi grape growers to enable them access input loans from financial institutions.

[Daily News] IN efforts to increase grape productivity, the Small Industries Development Organisation (SIDO) has set up a business cluster for Mpunguzi grape growers to enable them access input loans from financial institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Potential Impact of Projected 7.2 Per Cent Economic Growth

[New Times] The projected 7.2 per cent economic growth for 2018 will be felt by Rwandans in aspects such as increased job creation capacity by private sector, better returns, as well as an increase in tax receipts.

[New Times] The projected 7.2 per cent economic growth for 2018 will be felt by Rwandans in aspects such as increased job creation capacity by private sector, better returns, as well as an increase in tax receipts.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Two Civilians Wounded in Grenade Explosion in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] At least two civilians were wounded in a grenade bomb explosion in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Saturday night, the latest in series of insecurity incidents in the seaside city.

[Shabelle] At least two civilians were wounded in a grenade bomb explosion in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Saturday night, the latest in series of insecurity incidents in the seaside city.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Jubbaland President Speaks About Tension in Beled-Hawo Town

[Shabelle] The President of Somalia’s southern Federal Member State of Jubbaland Ahmed Madobe has for the first time spoken about the brewing tension in Beled-Hawo near Kenyan border. The President has refuted the allegations that Kenyan is encroaching…

[Shabelle] The President of Somalia's southern Federal Member State of Jubbaland Ahmed Madobe has for the first time spoken about the brewing tension in Beled-Hawo near Kenyan border. The President has refuted the allegations that Kenyan is encroaching on Somalia territory as it resumed construction of the security wall on the border to thwart Al Shabaab attacks.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Access to Justice, Emerging Crimes Top Justice Sector Retreat Agenda

[New Times] Emerging crimes like cyber-crimes and drug abuse and trafficking are among the key issues discussed at a retreat by stakeholders in the justice sector that ended Friday.

[New Times] Emerging crimes like cyber-crimes and drug abuse and trafficking are among the key issues discussed at a retreat by stakeholders in the justice sector that ended Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Yet Another Crisis

[SudaNow] New measures announced by the United States targeting South Sudanese 15 oil-related entities raises three major questions: whether such measures will help further peace through curtailing funds that are fueling the fighting, also the impact o…

[SudaNow] New measures announced by the United States targeting South Sudanese 15 oil-related entities raises three major questions: whether such measures will help further peace through curtailing funds that are fueling the fighting, also the impact of these measures on Sudan and the bigger picture of the role of the state, whose control will provide access to wealth and power.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Kenya Denies Executions By Police and Blames Al Shabaab

[Shabelle] Claims of extrajudicial executions in Garsen are malicious, Tana River county commissioner Oning’oi ole Sossio has said. The Muslims for Human Rights had claimed that KDF officers in the county have executed residents.

[Shabelle] Claims of extrajudicial executions in Garsen are malicious, Tana River county commissioner Oning'oi ole Sossio has said. The Muslims for Human Rights had claimed that KDF officers in the county have executed residents.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mugabe a ‘Deeply Conflicted Zealot’ Who Shouldn’t Have Ruled – Owen

[Daily Maverick] In 2017, Daily Maverick published a series of articles based on Stuart Doran’s monumental history of Zanu-PF and Robert Mugabe, titled ‘Kingdom, Power, Glory’. In this major review of the book, former British Foreign Secretary DAVID OW…

[Daily Maverick] In 2017, Daily Maverick published a series of articles based on Stuart Doran's monumental history of Zanu-PF and Robert Mugabe, titled 'Kingdom, Power, Glory'. In this major review of the book, former British Foreign Secretary DAVID OWEN reflects on his own intimate dealings with Mugabe during the 1970s, and his efforts to understand the man who would rule Zimbabwe for nearly four decades. Drawing on personal observation and reporting by MI6, Owen was initially attracted by Mugabe's "high personal standard

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe