President Sirleaf Makes New Appointments in Govt

[Govt of Liberia] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made new appointments in government affecting the Liberia Intellectual Property Office, Liberia Broadcasting System, Grand Gedeh Community College and the Ministry of Internal Affairs(Local official…

[Govt of Liberia] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made new appointments in government affecting the Liberia Intellectual Property Office, Liberia Broadcasting System, Grand Gedeh Community College and the Ministry of Internal Affairs(Local officials). Those appointed are:

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Militiamen Force Youths to Have Haircuts in Khartoum, Omdurman

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Young travellers at El Soug El Shaabi bus station in Omdurman, and shoppers at the market in Khartoum North, were beaten and forced to submit to haircuts by members of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) on Tuesday and Wednesday.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Young travellers at El Soug El Shaabi bus station in Omdurman, and shoppers at the market in Khartoum North, were beaten and forced to submit to haircuts by members of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) on Tuesday and Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

35 Children Raped in South Darfur in April, May – A-G

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -The South Darfur child prosecutor’s agency received 35 reports of rape against children in the state in April and May, according to a statement by the Ministry of Justice.

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -The South Darfur child prosecutor's agency received 35 reports of rape against children in the state in April and May, according to a statement by the Ministry of Justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

JEM Downplays Senior Leaders’ Return to Khartoum

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Yesterday senior leaders of the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), led by Abubakar Hamid Nour and Suleiman Jamous returned to Khartoum but the Movement’s headquarters has downplayed the significance of their return.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Yesterday senior leaders of the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), led by Abubakar Hamid Nour and Suleiman Jamous returned to Khartoum but the Movement's headquarters has downplayed the significance of their return.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Call for Arab Tribes ‘Not to Participate in Sudan’s Divide-and-Rule Policy’

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Revolutionary Awakening Council in Sudan, led by Mousa Hilal, has called on “all Arab tribes in Darfur, Kordofan, and Blue Nile state to disobey the government’s military orders and refrain from participating in its war co…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Revolutionary Awakening Council in Sudan, led by Mousa Hilal, has called on "all Arab tribes in Darfur, Kordofan, and Blue Nile state to disobey the government's military orders and refrain from participating in its war convoys".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

UN Humanitarian Coordinator Announces Launch of Multi-Year Plan for Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The office of the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan a.i. Abdullah Fadil, today announced the launch of the Multi-Year Humanitarian Strategy 2017-2019 and the Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) 2…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The office of the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan a.i. Abdullah Fadil, today announced the launch of the Multi-Year Humanitarian Strategy 2017-2019 and the Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Unpacking Maimane’s Ill-Fated Zambia Trip

[The Herald] There is a story that undeservedly got scant publicity from most regional media outlets. This is the story about Mmusi Maimane , leader of South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) being barred from entering Zambia by authorities …

[The Herald] There is a story that undeservedly got scant publicity from most regional media outlets. This is the story about Mmusi Maimane , leader of South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) being barred from entering Zambia by authorities north of Zambezi River. According to DA spokesperson Phumzile van Dame, Maimane's mission to Zambia was to lend support to the incarcerated opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development (UPND), who is facing treason charges emanating fr

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sweden Avails U.S.$8 Million for Resilience Fund

[The Herald] The Swedish government, in partnership with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has awarded an $8 million grant to the Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund (ZRBF). The fund, led by the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrig…

[The Herald] The Swedish government, in partnership with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has awarded an $8 million grant to the Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund (ZRBF). The fund, led by the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development, is meant to build resilience of households and communities in Zimbabwe from the effects of climate change, land degradation, droughts and flooding.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe