Cease-fire in Effect in War-torn Yei River State

[VOA] A cease-fire has taken effect in South Sudan’s war-torn Yei River state. The deal was signed Sunday in Uganda between a breakaway faction from the SPLA in opposition and the government. But top opposition SPLM-IO leaders say they do not recognize…

[VOA] A cease-fire has taken effect in South Sudan's war-torn Yei River state. The deal was signed Sunday in Uganda between a breakaway faction from the SPLA in opposition and the government. But top opposition SPLM-IO leaders say they do not recognize the deal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

How Corruption Plague Mining Sector

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda continues to earn peanuts from a potentially lucrative mining sector because of corruption and mismanagement that has affected regulation and licensing. A report by Global Witness, an international human rights campaign organi…

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda continues to earn peanuts from a potentially lucrative mining sector because of corruption and mismanagement that has affected regulation and licensing. A report by Global Witness, an international human rights campaign organisation reveals that the Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines (DGSM) may not actually be in charge of the mining sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

One Senate, Double Standards

[This Day] The Senate’s refusal to swear in Bassey Etim as the senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District, after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) issued a certificate of return, smacks of double standards and cons…

[This Day] The Senate's refusal to swear in Bassey Etim as the senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District, after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) issued a certificate of return, smacks of double standards and constitutes an affront to? the rule of law.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Eritrean Government Issues Proclamation for Environmental Protection

[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean Government has issued a new proclamation No. 179/2017 and Legal Notice No. 127/2017 for environmental protection, administration and restoration of environment.

[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean Government has issued a new proclamation No. 179/2017 and Legal Notice No. 127/2017 for environmental protection, administration and restoration of environment.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Moh Launches 5 Years Health Strategic Plan

[Shabait] Asmara -The Ministry of Health has launched on 02 June health strategic plan of action for 2017-2021 in the presence of heads of different line ministries and national associations as well as representatives of the international organizations…

[Shabait] Asmara -The Ministry of Health has launched on 02 June health strategic plan of action for 2017-2021 in the presence of heads of different line ministries and national associations as well as representatives of the international organizations stationed in Eritrea.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Quit Dithering, Says Last Doctor in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -“The Nuba mountains is a region that is bereft of any governmental assistance, so aid is the only way that the people can receive any services”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -"The Nuba mountains is a region that is bereft of any governmental assistance, so aid is the only way that the people can receive any services"

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

€8.5 Million Grant for On World Environment Day

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On the occasion of the World Environment Day today, the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Sudan announced a grant of ?8.5 million for projects addressing climate change in the country.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On the occasion of the World Environment Day today, the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Sudan announced a grant of ?8.5 million for projects addressing climate change in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Highlanders Cry Foul Over Ruling

[The Herald] Highlanders have said champions should only come from the football field, and should not be manufactured in the boardroom, as they expressed disappointment with the Premier Soccer League disciplinary committee for awarding their abandoned …

[The Herald] Highlanders have said champions should only come from the football field, and should not be manufactured in the boardroom, as they expressed disappointment with the Premier Soccer League disciplinary committee for awarding their abandoned match to bitter rivals Dynamos.The Bosso leadership have vowed to appeal against the ruling and indicated they will leave no stone unturned in overturning what they claim is an act of injustice.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe