Warring Parties Release Prisoners

[Nuba Reports] The rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) on March 5 repatriated 127 people captured in fighting back to Khartoum with logistical help from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and political assistance …

[Nuba Reports] The rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) on March 5 repatriated 127 people captured in fighting back to Khartoum with logistical help from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and political assistance from the governments of Uganda and South Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

SPLM-N Deputy Resigns, Status of Rebel Movement Questioned

[Nuba Reports] The deputy chairman of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), Abdel-Aziz Hilu, presented his resignation from the movement on March 7 citing differences between him and the executive leadership and lack of institutional…

[Nuba Reports] The deputy chairman of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), Abdel-Aziz Hilu, presented his resignation from the movement on March 7 citing differences between him and the executive leadership and lack of institutional measures to develop the SPLM-N movement.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Africa Must Diversify Its Markets

[Ghana Star] The World Bank’s Chief Economist for Africa, Mr Albert Zeufack, says there are enormous potential for Africa to develop by diversifying its markets and exports.

[Ghana Star] The World Bank's Chief Economist for Africa, Mr Albert Zeufack, says there are enormous potential for Africa to develop by diversifying its markets and exports.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Kwese Sports Wins TV Rights For Russia 2018 World Cup

Kwesé Sports has won television rights for FIFA World Cup 2018 rights, company chief executive officer Steve Masyiwa has announced. Masiyiwa says Kwese, a new pay television sports channel, was recently awarded Kwesé Sports the exclusive free-to-air rights to broadcast … Continued

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Kwesé Sports has won television rights for FIFA World Cup 2018 rights, company chief executive officer Steve Masyiwa has announced. Masiyiwa says Kwese, a new pay television sports channel, was recently awarded Kwesé Sports the exclusive free-to-air rights to broadcast the finals of the FIFA World Cup 2018 tournament in sub-Saharan Africa (except South Africa). “Kwesé Sports will broadcast the World Cup exclusively for FREE in over 40 countries, at the same time. This has never happened before in African history. This is why this is such a big deal for us, and for Africa! “Kwesé Sports will broadcast the finals for free in English, French and Portuguese. “I believe we will probably broadcast the final itself to over 250m viewers across Africa for free!” he announced. Masiyiwa has also announced that Kwese has also secured Pay-TV rights (except South Africa) and will broadcast all matches on our other channels on the decoder and also on the Kwesé Mobile App. “Every single game will be broadcast, but some will be only available on the decoder and Kwesé App. These particular rights will be shared with another broadcaster. It is the first time two broadcasters have shared the Pay-TV rights,” he states. Masiyiwa says the run starts with the FIFA Confederations Cup in June and July in Russia, where Africa will be represented by Africa Cup of Nations winner, Cameroon. The post Kwese Sports Wins TV Rights For Russia 2018 World Cup appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Mexico’s ‘Barby’ Awaits Catherine Phiri In Top Of The Bill WBC Bout

Zambia’s Catherine Phiri will square off with Mexico’s Mariana “Barby” Juarez tonight to defend her WBC Bantamweight World title. The 10 round bout is billed for the Arena Zócalo in Mexico City Phiri won the WBC Bantamweight world title on … Continued

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Zambia’s Catherine Phiri will square off with Mexico’s Mariana “Barby” Juarez tonight to defend her WBC Bantamweight World title. The 10 round bout is billed for the Arena Zócalo in Mexico City Phiri won the WBC Bantamweight world title on January 30, 2016, at the Centro De Convenciones, Rosarito, Mexico, with a seventh round TD over Yazmin Rivas. On August 27, 2016, Phiri made her first defense of her WBC Belt, and won by a first round TKO over Gabisile Tshabalala. The Juarez vs. Phiri has been rated a five-star bout by BoxRec. Barby is fresh from her December victory when she won the international bantamweight champion of the WBC after defeating Irma “Torbellino” Garcia at the “Oasis Arena Cancún. The potentially explosive female bout has caused excitement in Mexico with boxing fans looking forward to what may be an interesting night. The post Mexico’s ‘Barby’ Awaits Catherine Phiri In Top Of The Bill WBC Bout appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Senate President Saraki ‘a Threat to Democracy’?

[Guardian] Yola -The representative of Jada/Mbulo constituency in the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Alhassan Umar yesterday said that Senate President Bukola Saraki, was not only a threat to the future of All Progressive Congress (APC), but a…

[Guardian] Yola -The representative of Jada/Mbulo constituency in the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Alhassan Umar yesterday said that Senate President Bukola Saraki, was not only a threat to the future of All Progressive Congress (APC), but also that his actions in recent times were dangerous for the country's democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria