Anita Gbeho New UNAMID Deputy Representative

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Anita Kokui Gbeho of Ghana has been appointed the new Deputy Joint Special Representative for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (Unamid), succeeding Bintou Keita of Guinea.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Anita Kokui Gbeho of Ghana has been appointed the new Deputy Joint Special Representative for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (Unamid), succeeding Bintou Keita of Guinea.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Red Cross’ First Aid Distribution in Jebel Marra, Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Golo -The International Committee of the Red Cross has carried out its first distribution of essential household supplies in Golo, Jebel Marra, in more than 10 years. After banning the aid organisation from the region, the government ha…

[Radio Dabanga] Golo -The International Committee of the Red Cross has carried out its first distribution of essential household supplies in Golo, Jebel Marra, in more than 10 years. After banning the aid organisation from the region, the government has allowed Red Cross to resume field activities in Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Lectures Stopped At UKZN’s Pietermarizburg Campus

[GroundUp] Students have stopped classes at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Pietermaritzburg campus. Student Representative Council (SRC) member Xola Mehlomakhulu said students had not received their National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS…

[GroundUp] Students have stopped classes at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Pietermaritzburg campus. Student Representative Council (SRC) member Xola Mehlomakhulu said students had not received their National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) allowances for food and accommodation. He also claimed that post-graduate students were being excluded from the fund and unable to further their studies.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Flaring Tensions Could ‘Plunge Kasai Region Into New Violence,’ UN Warns

[UN News] The United Nations refugee agency warned Tuesday that ongoing instability in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) poses a grave risk to civilian safety, including for several hundred refugees recently returned there …

[UN News] The United Nations refugee agency warned Tuesday that ongoing instability in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) poses a grave risk to civilian safety, including for several hundred refugees recently returned there from Angola.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Group Warns of Imminent Violence in Ebiraland

[Premium Times] A group, the Ebira Youth Congress (EYC), has warned that Ebiraland in Kogi State could relapse into deep political violence “if nothing sincere and concerted” was done to arrest the current crisis in the land.

[Premium Times] A group, the Ebira Youth Congress (EYC), has warned that Ebiraland in Kogi State could relapse into deep political violence "if nothing sincere and concerted" was done to arrest the current crisis in the land.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oromo Opposition Party Rejects State of Emergency, Says It Will Sue Govt

[Addis Standard] Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), the largest opposition party in Ethiopia led by the recently released Dr. Merera Gudina, says it rejects Ethiopia’s reinstated state of emergency on the basis that it is “unconstitutional” and that it h…

[Addis Standard] Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), the largest opposition party in Ethiopia led by the recently released Dr. Merera Gudina, says it rejects Ethiopia's reinstated state of emergency on the basis that it is "unconstitutional" and that it has no legal merit that necessitated its declaration.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Cameroon Military Invades Nigeria Refugee Camps

[CAJ News] Abuja -Cameroonian military personnel are reportedly infiltrating refugee camps in Nigeria and abducting their compatriots fleeing persecution by the government in the Central African country.

[CAJ News] Abuja -Cameroonian military personnel are reportedly infiltrating refugee camps in Nigeria and abducting their compatriots fleeing persecution by the government in the Central African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Triathlete to Undergo Surgery After Men Try to Saw Off His Legs

[News24Wire] KwaZulu-Natal police are investigating the attempted murder of a Durban triathlete, who was severely injured after three men used a chainsaw to try to saw off his legs.

[News24Wire] KwaZulu-Natal police are investigating the attempted murder of a Durban triathlete, who was severely injured after three men used a chainsaw to try to saw off his legs.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa