Autopsy of Ayele Beyene Says He Died of ‘Natural Cause’ – Contradicts Co-Defendants Who Say He Died of ‘Torture, Neglect in Prison’

[Addis Standard] The autopsy of Ayele Beyene, 29, who died in the last week of July 2017 while he was imprisoned at Qilinto prison, a maximum prison facility on the southern outskirt of Addis Abeba, has declared the cause of his death as “natural.”

[Addis Standard] The autopsy of Ayele Beyene, 29, who died in the last week of July 2017 while he was imprisoned at Qilinto prison, a maximum prison facility on the southern outskirt of Addis Abeba, has declared the cause of his death as "natural."

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopia to Close Down Notorious Prison, to Release All Political Prisoners

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -At a joint press briefing given by the four chairpersons of EPRDF’s member parties, PM Hailemariam Desalegn, who is the chairperson of SEPDM, said his government will close down the notorious prison ward (and a torture cha…

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -At a joint press briefing given by the four chairpersons of EPRDF's member parties, PM Hailemariam Desalegn, who is the chairperson of SEPDM, said his government will close down the notorious prison ward (and a torture chamber by all accounts) called Mae'kelawi. The Prime Minister said Mae'kelawi will be turned into a "modern museum".

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Two Benches At Federal High Court Jail Nineteen Ethiopians Accused of Having Links With Pg7 to Lengthy Terms

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -The federal high court 19th and 4th criminal benches here in the capital Addis Abeba have today sentenced a total of nineteen Ethiopians who were accused of terrorism related offenses to jail terms ranging from three years…

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -The federal high court 19th and 4th criminal benches here in the capital Addis Abeba have today sentenced a total of nineteen Ethiopians who were accused of terrorism related offenses to jail terms ranging from three years and ten months to 16 years and six months.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Duce Students Volunteer to Teach in Several Dar Schools

[Daily News] SECONDARY school students in Dar es Salaam are set to benefit from a special programme where undergraduates from Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE) will now be volunteering to teach them during their free time.

[Daily News] SECONDARY school students in Dar es Salaam are set to benefit from a special programme where undergraduates from Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE) will now be volunteering to teach them during their free time.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Dar Sets Out to Sell Unique Tourism Nuggets Globally

[Daily News] MEMBERS of the country’s branding committee have been urged to come up with a compelling and positive brand image for the nation. The Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Dr Hamisi Kigwangalla, made the call in Dar es Salaam yesterd…

[Daily News] MEMBERS of the country's branding committee have been urged to come up with a compelling and positive brand image for the nation. The Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Dr Hamisi Kigwangalla, made the call in Dar es Salaam yesterday at the official launch of the committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Women Objectified in Music Videos

[Citizen] Seems like every song that gets released these days comes under great scrutiny for some reason. In the recent past we’ve witnessed a list of tracks get banned in the country for having sexually explicit content – both audio and visual.

[Citizen] Seems like every song that gets released these days comes under great scrutiny for some reason. In the recent past we've witnessed a list of tracks get banned in the country for having sexually explicit content - both audio and visual.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Red Cross Aid Returns to Darfur, Starts in South Kordofan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Red Cross will increase its field assistance in the Darfur region in 2018, returning to an area where it was suspended from by the Sudanese government for years.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Red Cross will increase its field assistance in the Darfur region in 2018, returning to an area where it was suspended from by the Sudanese government for years.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Students Face Tear Gas in Anti-Price Hike Protests

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -In the latest wave of protests against the rise of prices in Sudan that took place in universities in Khartoum, riot police used tear gas against students. Studies at one of the universities were disrupted for a day.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -In the latest wave of protests against the rise of prices in Sudan that took place in universities in Khartoum, riot police used tear gas against students. Studies at one of the universities were disrupted for a day.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Fires Destroy Dozens of Houses in Darfur Towns

[Radio Dabanga] Kutum / Azum -Fires have destroyed dozens of houses in Kutum and Azum localities this week, affecting villagers and people who recently returned from camps for displaced.

[Radio Dabanga] Kutum / Azum -Fires have destroyed dozens of houses in Kutum and Azum localities this week, affecting villagers and people who recently returned from camps for displaced.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan