Somalia Cholera, Libyan Oil, and Digital Aid Dollars – the Cheat Sheet

[IRIN] Geneva -Every week, IRIN’s team of editors flags up what’s on our humanitarian radar and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:

[IRIN] Geneva -Every week, IRIN's team of editors flags up what's on our humanitarian radar and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Swazi Group Slams SADC Over ‘Inaction, Failure’ in ‘Ensuring Democracy’

[News24Wire] A Swazi civil society group has criticised the Southern African Development Community (SADC) for its “inaction and failure in ensuring democracy” in the region.

[News24Wire] A Swazi civil society group has criticised the Southern African Development Community (SADC) for its "inaction and failure in ensuring democracy" in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Khat in the Horn of Africa – A Scourge or Blessing?

[IPS] Addis Ababa -Throughout a Sunday afternoon in the Ethiopian capital, Yemeni émigré men in their fifties and sixties arrive at a traditional Yemeni-styled mafraj room clutching bundles of green, leafy stalks: khat.

[IPS] Addis Ababa -Throughout a Sunday afternoon in the Ethiopian capital, Yemeni émigré men in their fifties and sixties arrive at a traditional Yemeni-styled mafraj room clutching bundles of green, leafy stalks: khat.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Nation Refuses to Support Initiative to Restrict Deadly Asbestos Trade

[GroundUp] Asbestos is a toxic killer. The latest estimate is 194,000 occupational deaths globally in a year. South Africa banned asbestos in 2008. One would think, then, that the country would support a proposal by 12 African states to prevent a handf…

[GroundUp] Asbestos is a toxic killer. The latest estimate is 194,000 occupational deaths globally in a year. South Africa banned asbestos in 2008. One would think, then, that the country would support a proposal by 12 African states to prevent a handful of countries from continuing to block the listing of chrysotile asbestos under the Rotterdam Convention. But instead, South Africa is refusing to support the initiative.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Prominent Human Rights Defender Still Detained

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source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

SPLM-N Releases 127 Detainees in Goodwill Gesture

[Nuba Reports] For the first time since the war started in 2011, the rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement — North repatriated 127 people captured in fighting back to Khartoum on Sunday.

[Nuba Reports] For the first time since the war started in 2011, the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement -- North repatriated 127 people captured in fighting back to Khartoum on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Food Insecurity in Nuba Mountains, Blue Nile

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source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan Insider – SAF and SPLA-N Trade Ceasefire Breach Accusations

[Nuba Reports] seven cattle herders from the Hawazma tribe and looted hundreds of cattle in the Al-Hujarat area, roughly 30 kilometers west of the government capital, Kadugli.

[Nuba Reports] seven cattle herders from the Hawazma tribe and looted hundreds of cattle in the Al-Hujarat area, roughly 30 kilometers west of the government capital, Kadugli.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan