IGAD Heads of States Agree to Facilitate Voluntary Return of Somali Refugees

[Shabelle] President of Federal republic of Somalia H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and IGAD heads of states attended a special IGAD Summit on finding Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees.

[Shabelle] President of Federal republic of Somalia H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and IGAD heads of states attended a special IGAD Summit on finding Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Floods ‘Cause Spike in Malaria Cases’

[News24Wire] Health authorities in Zimbabwe are stepping up the distribution of anti-malarial drugs after 151 malaria deaths were recorded in the last two months, the Sunday Mail said.

[News24Wire] Health authorities in Zimbabwe are stepping up the distribution of anti-malarial drugs after 151 malaria deaths were recorded in the last two months, the Sunday Mail said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UN Peacekeeping, African Debt, and a Referendum in Turkey – the Cheat Sheet

[IRIN] Geneva -Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look ahead at what’s lurking on the humanitarian radar and curates a selection of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:

[IRIN] Geneva -Every week, IRIN's team of editors takes a look ahead at what's lurking on the humanitarian radar and curates a selection of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

New Investor Takes Over Keystone Bank

[Premium Times] The Sigma Golf-Riverbank consortium, the new investor that acquired Keystone Bank Limited from the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, has taken control of the financial institution.

[Premium Times] The Sigma Golf-Riverbank consortium, the new investor that acquired Keystone Bank Limited from the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, has taken control of the financial institution.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

HRW to Jordan – Bar Entry or Arrest Sudan’s Al-Bashir

[Radio Dabanga] Amman -Human Rights Watch (HRW) said today that Jordan should deny entry to Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir or arrest him if he enters the country. Al-Bashir has been invited to visit Jordan on March 29, 2017, to attend the 28th summi…

[Radio Dabanga] Amman -Human Rights Watch (HRW) said today that Jordan should deny entry to Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir or arrest him if he enters the country. Al-Bashir has been invited to visit Jordan on March 29, 2017, to attend the 28th summit of the Arab League, news reports say.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

UN Welcomes Sudan Food Corridor

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Marta Ruedas, today welcomed the decision by the Government of Sudan to open a new humanitarian corridor for food aid to be delivered by the UN World Food Prog…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Marta Ruedas, today welcomed the decision by the Government of Sudan to open a new humanitarian corridor for food aid to be delivered by the UN World Food Programme (WFP) from El Obeid in central Sudan to Bentiu, a town in Unity State, South Sudan, where 100,000 people are enduring famine amid a deepening humanitarian crisis across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Bank of Sudan Announces New Gold Policies

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Central Bank of Sudan and the Ministry of Minerals announced new policies to buy and export gold. The new policies, which come into effect today, will allow the private sector to export 50 per cent of gold it buys, and sel…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Central Bank of Sudan and the Ministry of Minerals announced new policies to buy and export gold. The new policies, which come into effect today, will allow the private sector to export 50 per cent of gold it buys, and sell the other half to the Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

El Haj – Watchword of Sudan’s PCP is ‘Unity’

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Dr Ali El Haj has been elected as the new Secretary-General of Sudan’s opposition Popular Congress Party (PCP). His election was widely expected at a general conference to resolve the issue of participation in the government a…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Dr Ali El Haj has been elected as the new Secretary-General of Sudan's opposition Popular Congress Party (PCP). His election was widely expected at a general conference to resolve the issue of participation in the government and El Khalif regime, as well as discussing papers on intellectual, economic and social issues.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Darfur Students Sanctioned for Cultural Activity

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The administration of the Faculty of Education at the University of Khartoum has issued a decision suspending a woman student from Darfur for one academic year, and subjecting four others to disciplinary action, for ‘holding a…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The administration of the Faculty of Education at the University of Khartoum has issued a decision suspending a woman student from Darfur for one academic year, and subjecting four others to disciplinary action, for 'holding a cultural activity for the Darfur Students' Association without informing the university police' two months ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan