‘Rebels Intend to Revive War in Peaceful Darfur’ – Sudan Govt.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -According to the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement led by Minni Minawi (SLM-MM), seek to revive conflict in the country’s western region.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -According to the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement led by Minni Minawi (SLM-MM), seek to revive conflict in the country's western region.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

KZN Education MEC ‘Disgusted’ By Pupil’s Racist Voice Note

[News24Wire] KwaZulu Natal Education MEC Mthandeni Dlungwana’s spokesperson Kwazi Mthethwa says the MEC was “disgusted” by a racist voice note circulating on social media in which a white pupil from Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School (GHS) can be hear…

[News24Wire] KwaZulu Natal Education MEC Mthandeni Dlungwana's spokesperson Kwazi Mthethwa says the MEC was "disgusted" by a racist voice note circulating on social media in which a white pupil from Pietermaritzburg Girls' High School (GHS) can be heard referring to a group of girls as k*ffirs.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Museveni Seems to Be a Loner, Says Babu

[Monitor] A former senior member of the ruling NRM party Captain Francis Babu who also served as minister and two-time Kampala Central MP, says President Yoweri Museveni needs to change his mindset on governance and engage better people or else he woul…

[Monitor] A former senior member of the ruling NRM party Captain Francis Babu who also served as minister and two-time Kampala Central MP, says President Yoweri Museveni needs to change his mindset on governance and engage better people or else he would leave a bad legacy.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Social Security Agency Applies for Leave to Appeal

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) plans to apply for leave to appeal a judgment handed down in the Pretoria High Court ruling that service providers can still deduct money from social grant accounts.

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) plans to apply for leave to appeal a judgment handed down in the Pretoria High Court ruling that service providers can still deduct money from social grant accounts.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Warring Factions Sign Another Peace Agreement

[Monitor] Kampala -It was a moment of joy as two warring factions of South Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and the SPLA-10 Yei River State signed a peace accord in Kampala to end the on-going armed conflict in Africa’s youngest nation.

[Monitor] Kampala -It was a moment of joy as two warring factions of South Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and the SPLA-10 Yei River State signed a peace accord in Kampala to end the on-going armed conflict in Africa's youngest nation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

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