Mali’s Suspended Constitutional Review Provides Vital Lessons

[ISS] On 18 August, Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta decided to suspend the referendum procedure to revise Mali’s constitution. His decision was taken under pressure from various political and civil society groups rallied under the platform Antè Abana, which means ‘We do not want, it’s over’ in the local Bambara language.

[ISS] On 18 August, Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta decided to suspend the referendum procedure to revise Mali's constitution. His decision was taken under pressure from various political and civil society groups rallied under the platform Antè Abana, which means 'We do not want, it's over' in the local Bambara language.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Women in Power Are Complicit in South Africa’s Gender-Based Violence

[The Conversation Africa] As South Africans marked Women’s Month, which celebrates the milestones and achievements of its women, a politically charged event involving gender-based violence made the headlines.

[The Conversation Africa] As South Africans marked Women's Month, which celebrates the milestones and achievements of its women, a politically charged event involving gender-based violence made the headlines.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Uganda Film Festival Enters Day 3

[Observer] The fifth edition of Uganda Film Festival enters its third day today with a variety of activities including screenings in cinemas around the city. Screenings start at 10am up until 4pm every day until Thursday this week.

[Observer] The fifth edition of Uganda Film Festival enters its third day today with a variety of activities including screenings in cinemas around the city. Screenings start at 10am up until 4pm every day until Thursday this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

14 Cases of Sunstroke As Port Sudan Swelters

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan / Khartoum -Fourteen residents who suffered from heat stroke* were recorded in the hospital. In Khartoum state, cancer is the most common death cause, according to the Health Ministry.

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan / Khartoum -Fourteen residents who suffered from heat stroke* were recorded in the hospital. In Khartoum state, cancer is the most common death cause, according to the Health Ministry.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

USAID Offers Support in Darfur While Sanctions Discussed

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Mark Green, administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) stressed the US will continue offering humanitarian support for the people in Darfur until the post-war phase.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Mark Green, administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) stressed the US will continue offering humanitarian support for the people in Darfur until the post-war phase.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Cholera – Five Dead in Zalingei, “210 Cases” in Jebel Marra Ward

[Radio Dabanga] East Jebel Marra / Zalingei / Singa -Camps in Central Darfur recorded five deaths caused by cholera between Saturday and Monday. The single isolation centre in Lebei in East Jebel Marra is treating 210 patients with cholera with the hel…

[Radio Dabanga] East Jebel Marra / Zalingei / Singa -Camps in Central Darfur recorded five deaths caused by cholera between Saturday and Monday. The single isolation centre in Lebei in East Jebel Marra is treating 210 patients with cholera with the help of doctors from Khartoum.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Rain Destroys 100+ Homes in Sudan’s El Gezira

[Radio Dabanga] El Gezira -Heavy rainfall in El Gezira state destroyed more than 100 houses and caused the displacement of a number of families. No serious injuries were reported.

[Radio Dabanga] El Gezira -Heavy rainfall in El Gezira state destroyed more than 100 houses and caused the displacement of a number of families. No serious injuries were reported.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan Rebels – Khartoum Must Lift Aid Restrictions

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Following the visit of USAID chief administrator Mark Green to Khartoum and El Fasher over the past days, the armed opposition movement SPLM-N expressed the hope that Khartoum will lift humanitarian aid restrictions before Was…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Following the visit of USAID chief administrator Mark Green to Khartoum and El Fasher over the past days, the armed opposition movement SPLM-N expressed the hope that Khartoum will lift humanitarian aid restrictions before Washington lifts the economic sanctions against Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan