President Al-Bashir to Inaugurate Development Projects in Blue Nile State

[SNA] Damazin -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, will inaugurate in the outset of his visit to the Blue Nile State a number of services’ project, top of them Al-Serio electricity station, Khor Tamad bridge which links between Gis…

[SNA] Damazin -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, will inaugurate in the outset of his visit to the Blue Nile State a number of services' project, top of them Al-Serio electricity station, Khor Tamad bridge which links between Gissan Locality and Kore, a number of health centers, the children emergency Section in Rossaires Hospital and Damazin Health Complex and other services' projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Kenyans Owe Sh100,000 Each in Public Debt

[Daily News] EACH and every Kenyan needs to pay at least Sh100,000 in order to clear the country’s mushrooming public debt that reached Sh4.58 trillion in November. Kenya recorded its highest public debt in 2017.Latest data by the Central Bank of Kenya…

[Daily News] EACH and every Kenyan needs to pay at least Sh100,000 in order to clear the country's mushrooming public debt that reached Sh4.58 trillion in November. Kenya recorded its highest public debt in 2017.Latest data by the Central Bank of Kenya record the government's internal debt at Sh2.22 trillion in November last year, while the external debt stood at Sh2.31 trillion in September 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Airtel Takeover of Tigo Rwanda Operations Jolted Telecom Sector

[New Times] The Rwandan telecom sector was mid-December jolted by news of Bharti Airtel takeover of Tigo Rwanda operations. The development is arguably the biggest in the telecom industry that has been dogged by slow growth levels over the past few years.

[New Times] The Rwandan telecom sector was mid-December jolted by news of Bharti Airtel takeover of Tigo Rwanda operations. The development is arguably the biggest in the telecom industry that has been dogged by slow growth levels over the past few years.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

In Response to Trump’s Fake News Awards, CPJ Announces Press Oppressors Awards

[CPJ] Amid the public discourse of fake news and President Trump’s announcement via Twitter about his planned “fake news” awards ceremony, CPJ is recognizing world leaders who have gone out of their way to attack the press and undermine the norms that …

[CPJ] Amid the public discourse of fake news and President Trump's announcement via Twitter about his planned "fake news" awards ceremony, CPJ is recognizing world leaders who have gone out of their way to attack the press and undermine the norms that support freedom of the media. From an unparalleled fear of their critics and the truth, to a relentless commitment to censorship, these five leaders and the runner-ups in their categories have gone above and beyond to silence critical voices and weaken democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Sudanese Authorities Seize Critical Papers After Reports On Rising Food Prices

[CPJ] New York -Sudanese authorities should stop seizing critical newspapers and allow journalists to report freely on matters of public interest without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

[CPJ] New York -Sudanese authorities should stop seizing critical newspapers and allow journalists to report freely on matters of public interest without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Kuna, Map Discuss Means to Strengthen Cooperation

[MAP] Kuwait City -Board Chairman and Director General of Kuwait news agency (KUNA), Sheikh Mubarak Al-Duaij Al-Ibrahim Al-Sabah, and Director General of Morocco’s news agency (MAP), Khalil Hachimi Idrissi, discussed on Monday in Kuwait City the means …

[MAP] Kuwait City -Board Chairman and Director General of Kuwait news agency (KUNA), Sheikh Mubarak Al-Duaij Al-Ibrahim Al-Sabah, and Director General of Morocco's news agency (MAP), Khalil Hachimi Idrissi, discussed on Monday in Kuwait City the means to strengthen cooperation between the two agencies.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Bill On Map Organization Aims to Keep Pace With Changes in Information Sector – Minister

[MAP] Rabat -The bill on the organization of the Moroccan news agency (MAP), which is part of the implementation of the constitution, seeks to keep pace with changes in the information sector, minister of Culture and Communication, Mohamed Laaraj, said…

[MAP] Rabat -The bill on the organization of the Moroccan news agency (MAP), which is part of the implementation of the constitution, seeks to keep pace with changes in the information sector, minister of Culture and Communication, Mohamed Laaraj, said Monday in Rabat.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Marathon National Championships Set for February

[Namibia Economist] Local athletics’ national marathon championship, the Rössing Marathon, will take place in Swakopmund at the Vineta North Sports Field on 10 February. The event will include two running events namely, the 42.2 kilometre full marathon, and the shorter 10 km run.

[Namibia Economist] Local athletics' national marathon championship, the Rössing Marathon, will take place in Swakopmund at the Vineta North Sports Field on 10 February. The event will include two running events namely, the 42.2 kilometre full marathon, and the shorter 10 km run.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia