International Women’s Day in the Apostolic Community

[The Herald] March 8, 2017 marked the commemoration of International Women’s Day around the globe under the theme #BeBoldForChange. This day, which can be traced back to the early 19th century in New York City when women began the fight for gender pari…

[The Herald] March 8, 2017 marked the commemoration of International Women's Day around the globe under the theme #BeBoldForChange. This day, which can be traced back to the early 19th century in New York City when women began the fight for gender parity, is now a day that is cherished by all. International Women's Day featured different activities in various countries, from recognition of the gender parity gaps between men and women to appreciating women who have overcome these barriers and challenged stereotypes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Pirates Demand Ransom After Commandeering Oil Tanker

[Deutsche Welle] Observers have accused authorities of letting their guard amid a period of relative security for shipping companies operating in the strategic route. The hijacking marked the first of its kind since 2012.

[Deutsche Welle] Observers have accused authorities of letting their guard amid a period of relative security for shipping companies operating in the strategic route. The hijacking marked the first of its kind since 2012.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ghandour Participates in IGAD Meeting

[SNA] Khartoum -Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour will participate in IGAD Foreign Ministers Meeting scheduled to be held, in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, next, Friday. SUNA learnt that the meeting will discuss the situations in Somalia.

[SNA] Khartoum -Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour will participate in IGAD Foreign Ministers Meeting scheduled to be held, in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, next, Friday. SUNA learnt that the meeting will discuss the situations in Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Session of Sudanese – European Talks Held in Khartoum

[SNA] Khartoum -A session of Sudanese – European talks was held Tuesday at the Foreign Ministry in presence of senior officials at the ministry and Africa action-group at the European Union Commission in the context of the strategic Sudanese – European…

[SNA] Khartoum -A session of Sudanese - European talks was held Tuesday at the Foreign Ministry in presence of senior officials at the ministry and Africa action-group at the European Union Commission in the context of the strategic Sudanese - European strategic dialogue.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Qatar’s Sheikha Moza Visits Out-of-School Children in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) and a Qatari foundation support the education of tens of thousands of children who are out of school in Sudan.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) and a Qatari foundation support the education of tens of thousands of children who are out of school in Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Minister Wants ‘Contaminated Food’ From Egypt Blocked

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Minister of Industry demanded to stop the import of food products from Egypt as he claims that contaminated food has entered Sudan and put the health of citizens at risk.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Minister of Industry demanded to stop the import of food products from Egypt as he claims that contaminated food has entered Sudan and put the health of citizens at risk.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Cooperation On Migration Discussed in EU-Sudan Meeting

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The head of the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Sudan had a constructive meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today. There are many common areas of interest, he said, including cooperation on migration.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The head of the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Sudan had a constructive meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today. There are many common areas of interest, he said, including cooperation on migration.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Zimbabweans Feared Among Mysterious Deaths

[The Herald] South African police have set up a team of detectives to investigate the killing of 14 illegal miners, some suspected to be Zimbabwean, who were recently shot dead in Benoni, about 20 kilometres outside Johannesburg. It is suspected that t…

[The Herald] South African police have set up a team of detectives to investigate the killing of 14 illegal miners, some suspected to be Zimbabwean, who were recently shot dead in Benoni, about 20 kilometres outside Johannesburg. It is suspected that the murders were as a result of vicious fights over gold. Six bodies were found on March 5, while the other eight bodies were discovered the following day near Golden Drive and New Modder Road.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Story of 9 Year Old Girl Who Lost Parents to Starvation Stirs Emotions On Social Media

[Dalsan Radio] A nine year old girl has assumed the duties of parents taking care of her two younger siblings after losing their father and mother died of starvation.

[Dalsan Radio] A nine year old girl has assumed the duties of parents taking care of her two younger siblings after losing their father and mother died of starvation.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Cabinet Okays Civil Servants Cash Bonuses

[The Herald] Felex Share -Cabinet has approved the payment of civil servants’ bonuses in cash and workers are guaranteed their 13th cheque beginning next month, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Prisca Mupfumira has said. Government ne…

[The Herald] Felex Share -Cabinet has approved the payment of civil servants' bonuses in cash and workers are guaranteed their 13th cheque beginning next month, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Prisca Mupfumira has said. Government needs an additional $180 million to meet the 2016 bonus payments. Minister Mupfumira yesterday said the issue of residential stands would now be handled under the National Joint Negotiating Council, a platform that brings together Government and civil servants' unions.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe