Supporters Injured in Mugabe’s Fractured Party

[CAJ News] Harare -Pro-democracy groups have slammed the intervention by the military in the skirmishes from the infighting rocking Zimbabwe’s ruling party ahead of next year’s elections. The raging political disputes within President Robert Mugabe’s Z…

[CAJ News] Harare -Pro-democracy groups have slammed the intervention by the military in the skirmishes from the infighting rocking Zimbabwe's ruling party ahead of next year's elections. The raging political disputes within President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF have become violent of late and left three people suffering broken limbs in Harare. Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, who is also the minister for national healing and reconciliation, has called on the military to intervene, much to the concern of rights groups. The Zim

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UN Workers Caught in Sudan Crossfire

[CAJ News] THE United Nations is worried at the ethnic clashes in central Sudan, where its workers have been caught in the crossfire. The conflict is most severe in the Abyei region, established in 2005 at the end of the second Sudan civil war. Armed e…

[CAJ News] THE United Nations is worried at the ethnic clashes in central Sudan, where its workers have been caught in the crossfire. The conflict is most severe in the Abyei region, established in 2005 at the end of the second Sudan civil war. Armed elements from rival ethnic groups and the proliferation of illegal arms have been commonplace in recent months amid fights over territories. Ceasefire agreements reached in 2011 have not yielded results, bringing about the intervention of the United Nations Interim Secur

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Outrage Over Military Conviction of Cameroon Journalist

[CAJ News] Yaounde -THE conviction and ten-year sentence a Cameroonian military court has imposed on a journalist for alleged terrorism has been denounced as a travesty to justice. Radio journalist, Ahmed Abba, has been convicted after torture and a tr…

[CAJ News] Yaounde -THE conviction and ten-year sentence a Cameroonian military court has imposed on a journalist for alleged terrorism has been denounced as a travesty to justice. Radio journalist, Ahmed Abba, has been convicted after torture and a trial deemed unfair by human rights groups. He was also fined a whooping ? 84 000 (R1, 2 million) on charges of "non-denunciation of terrorism" and "laundering of the proceeds of terrorist acts." The journalist has been acquitted of the charge of "glorifying acts of terrorism

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Al-Shabaab and AU Troops Clash in Central Somalia

[Shabelle] A heavy fighting between Al shabaab militants and Ethiopian forces has erupted near Beledweyne city, the regional capital of Hiiraan proven on Tuesday night, residents said.

[Shabelle] A heavy fighting between Al shabaab militants and Ethiopian forces has erupted near Beledweyne city, the regional capital of Hiiraan proven on Tuesday night, residents said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

President Set to Meet With His Turkish Counterpart

[Shabelle] President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo who is in Turkey for a 3-day state visit is set to meet with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the capital Ankara on Wednesday.

[Shabelle] President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo who is in Turkey for a 3-day state visit is set to meet with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the capital Ankara on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Bombing Jebel Marra ‘Violates Ceasefire’ – Slm-Aw

[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Marra -The holdout rebel group in Darfur’s Jebel Marra has condemned the aerial bombardments by the Sudanese Air Force last weekend which led to an unknown number of casualties. “The government had announced an unilateral ceasefire.”

[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Marra -The holdout rebel group in Darfur's Jebel Marra has condemned the aerial bombardments by the Sudanese Air Force last weekend which led to an unknown number of casualties. "The government had announced an unilateral ceasefire."

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

The Barea, Flames Lock Horns

[Nyasa Times] Tickets for Malawi national football team return leg against Madagascar in the Championship for African Nations (Chan) on Saturday at Bingu National Stadium will start being sold on Wednesday at strategic points across the country.

[Nyasa Times] Tickets for Malawi national football team return leg against Madagascar in the Championship for African Nations (Chan) on Saturday at Bingu National Stadium will start being sold on Wednesday at strategic points across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Chinese Firms Praised for Training Tanzanian Workers, Students

[Focac] Dar es Salaam -Twenty-eight Tanzanians working as employees or interns at Chinese companies on Saturday praised the firms for helping them acquire more knowledge and skills.

[Focac] Dar es Salaam -Twenty-eight Tanzanians working as employees or interns at Chinese companies on Saturday praised the firms for helping them acquire more knowledge and skills.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Informal Food Vendors Get Training On Food Safety

[Namibia Economist] The Agro Marketing Trade Agency (AMTA) together with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) conducted workshops in Rundu and Ongwediva on food safety to informal food vendors.

[Namibia Economist] The Agro Marketing Trade Agency (AMTA) together with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) conducted workshops in Rundu and Ongwediva on food safety to informal food vendors.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia