Addis Abeba: a City Struggling Under the Weight of Its Failures Triggers Fresh Minefield

[Addis Standard] Wednesday December 02/2015: it was not an ordinary day for five of six university students who were shuttling between the court room and their prison cells for nearly twenty months prior to that sunny morning. The university students w…

[Addis Standard] Wednesday December 02/2015: it was not an ordinary day for five of six university students who were shuttling between the court room and their prison cells for nearly twenty months prior to that sunny morning. The university students were part of hundreds of Oromo university students rounded up by police during the April-May 2014 students' protest in several universities within the National Regional State of Oromia, the largest of Ethiopia's nine regional states. That morning on Dec. 02, a federal court in

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Unity Gives Strength!

[Cameroon Tribune] The malaise that haunts the cotton sector in the country is expected to begin losing its grip if renewed determination shown by stakeholders is anything to go by. The FCFA 260 million revamping project government entered into with Li…

[Cameroon Tribune] The malaise that haunts the cotton sector in the country is expected to begin losing its grip if renewed determination shown by stakeholders is anything to go by. The FCFA 260 million revamping project government entered into with Ligne Rouge Consulting Firm on July 12, 2017 is expected to hop the sector off the current quagmire.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

FIFA Suspends Ban On Sudan Football

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) decided to lift the suspension of the international football activities of Sudan after the Sudanese prime minister followed the will of the world’s football body.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) decided to lift the suspension of the international football activities of Sudan after the Sudanese prime minister followed the will of the world's football body.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Witness – Killed Over a Cow in Rwanda

[HRW] One quiet December morning, as mist was lifting over the Western Province in Rwanda, soldiers banged on Fulgence Rukundo’s door. They called him by name and said that he had stolen a cow. Neighbors came out to see what the commotion was about. Ru…

[HRW] One quiet December morning, as mist was lifting over the Western Province in Rwanda, soldiers banged on Fulgence Rukundo's door. They called him by name and said that he had stolen a cow. Neighbors came out to see what the commotion was about. Rukundo opened his door. He said he was innocent, but went with the soldiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Secretariat of Sudanese Working Abroad Sets Plan for Reception of Returnees From Saudi Arabia

[SNA] Khartoum -Ambassador Dr. Karar Al-Tuhami noted that the Sudan has an accumulated experience in resolving the emergency circumstance for the voluntary and compulsory return of the Sundaes abroad.

[SNA] Khartoum -Ambassador Dr. Karar Al-Tuhami noted that the Sudan has an accumulated experience in resolving the emergency circumstance for the voluntary and compulsory return of the Sundaes abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Arts’ Forum to Host Diplomats, Politician On Sudan, S-Sudan Future’s Horizons Next Monday

[SNA] Khartoum -The forum of the Khartoum University Faculty of Arts will host Monday noon, 13:00 a.m, at Al Shariqa Hall, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor Al-Tayib Zainul-Abdeen, the lecturer at the Institution fo…

[SNA] Khartoum -The forum of the Khartoum University Faculty of Arts will host Monday noon, 13:00 a.m, at Al Shariqa Hall, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor Al-Tayib Zainul-Abdeen, the lecturer at the Institution for Asian and African Studies, Dr. Mansour Khalid Mohamed, the former Assistant of the President of the Republic, and Dr. Lual Deng the former Oil Minister, lecturer at Juba University to talk about the Sudan and the state of South Sudan.. Future's Horizons, under the auspices

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Political Parties in Al-Gazira State Denounce U.S. Suspension of Lifting Sanctions

[SNA] Khartoum -The National Congress Party in Al- Gazira state said that the Sudan has been sincerely cooperating with the international community according to its initial convictions in fulfillment to its obligations and commitments under internation…

[SNA] Khartoum -The National Congress Party in Al- Gazira state said that the Sudan has been sincerely cooperating with the international community according to its initial convictions in fulfillment to its obligations and commitments under international law, which are used in all tracks with the United States to build a stable relationship.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Despite Some Humanitarian Progress in Eritrea, UN Relief Official Urges Continued Aid to Tackle Hunger

[UN News] The humanitarian situation in Eritrea – which is quite isolated and off the media radars – is “on a positive trajectory” but international donors need to give malnourishment and food insecurity continued attention, a senior United Nations rel…

[UN News] The humanitarian situation in Eritrea - which is quite isolated and off the media radars - is "on a positive trajectory" but international donors need to give malnourishment and food insecurity continued attention, a senior United Nations relief official today said.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea