Tens of Thousands Affected By Cholera, Heavy Rains

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Over 30,700 cases of acute watery diarrhoea were reported throughout the country, reports Federal Ministry of Health. Almost 64,000 people affected by heavy rains and flash floods throughout the country. According to UNHCR the…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Over 30,700 cases of acute watery diarrhoea were reported throughout the country, reports Federal Ministry of Health. Almost 64,000 people affected by heavy rains and flash floods throughout the country. According to UNHCR there are over 424,000 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan. And the Qatar Fund for Development donates $70million towards development projects in Darfur, reports the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported in its latest biweekly bulletin.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Commission of Inquiry Urges ICC to Investigate Crimes Against Humanity

[Iwacu] The UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi believes that crimes against humanity have been and continue to be committed in Burundi since April 2015. Following the report published last Monday, the commission reported that those crimes are taking p…

[Iwacu] The UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi believes that crimes against humanity have been and continue to be committed in Burundi since April 2015. Following the report published last Monday, the commission reported that those crimes are taking place in a context of serious human rights violations, including extrajudicial executions, arbitrary arrests and detention, torture, sexual violence, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, and enforced disappearances.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Courts Deported More Than 100 Eritrean Refugees in August

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Kassala -Sudanese courts deported 104 Eritrean refugees in August, and sentenced others to imprisonment for their ‘illegal infiltration into the Sudanese territory’. A group of refugees was detained on its way to Libya more t…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Kassala -Sudanese courts deported 104 Eritrean refugees in August, and sentenced others to imprisonment for their 'illegal infiltration into the Sudanese territory'. A group of refugees was detained on its way to Libya more than a month ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Govt’s Rail Lines for 36 States, FCT – Amaechi

[Vanguard] President Muhammad Buhari has ordered the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chubuike Amaechi to connect the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT by rail.

[Vanguard] President Muhammad Buhari has ordered the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chubuike Amaechi to connect the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT by rail.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Has Created 54,680 Jobs in Housing Sector – Minister

[Vanguard] The Federal Government said it has created jobs for 54,680 people in the housing sector since inception in 2015. Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, who disclosed this at the sixth National Council on Land, Hous…

[Vanguard] The Federal Government said it has created jobs for 54,680 people in the housing sector since inception in 2015. Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, who disclosed this at the sixth National Council on Land, Housing And Urban Development, in Abuja, noted that out of this figure, 13,680 people got direct jobs, while 41,000 got indirect jobs.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Projects $10.38bn Earning From Cooking Gas in 2018

[Vanguard] The Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources has estimated that $10.38 billion can be generated by 2018, if 50 percent of the current kerosene and firewood users switch over to Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, popularly known as cooking gas.

[Vanguard] The Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources has estimated that $10.38 billion can be generated by 2018, if 50 percent of the current kerosene and firewood users switch over to Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, popularly known as cooking gas.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria