Makerere Lecturers Suspend Strike

[Monitor] Makerere University lecturers have suspended their sit down strike to pave way for the visiting committee appointed by president Museveni to perform its work.

[Monitor] Makerere University lecturers have suspended their sit down strike to pave way for the visiting committee appointed by president Museveni to perform its work.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mass Detention Campaign Prior to Civil Strike

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Many Sudanese are reportedly planning to respond to activists’ calls to join a civil strike tomorrow in protest against unprecedented increases in the prices of basic consumer goods, medicines, electricity, and fuel. The authorit…

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Many Sudanese are reportedly planning to respond to activists' calls to join a civil strike tomorrow in protest against unprecedented increases in the prices of basic consumer goods, medicines, electricity, and fuel. The authorities pre-empted the announced disobedience campaign on Monday with mass arrests of activists in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

African Centre – ‘Urgent Concern for Detainees Held Incommunicado in Sudan’

[Radio Dabanga] New York -According to the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) at least 37 people are currently being held at National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) headquarters near the Shendi Bus Station in Khartoum North…

[Radio Dabanga] New York -According to the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) at least 37 people are currently being held at National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) headquarters near the Shendi Bus Station in Khartoum North. They are being held without charges or access to their families or lawyers.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan to Benefit From EU Package to Tackle Irregular Migration

[Radio Dabanga] Brussels -The European Commission (EC) has today approved a ?170 million package of 11 new actions under the EU Trust Fund for Africa to improve stability and address the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement in the…

[Radio Dabanga] Brussels -The European Commission (EC) has today approved a ?170 million package of 11 new actions under the EU Trust Fund for Africa to improve stability and address the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Opposition Leader Rejects Pressure on President-Elect to Form Inclusive Govt

[VOA] The chairman of Ghana’s opposition People’s National Convention (PNC) says it is regrettable that civil society groups are pressuring President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to form an all-inclusive government by choosing ministers from rival…

[VOA] The chairman of Ghana's opposition People's National Convention (PNC) says it is regrettable that civil society groups are pressuring President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to form an all-inclusive government by choosing ministers from rival parties as part of his incoming administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

When Chirere Engaged Chirasha in the Woods

[The Herald] NOW that the books wagon which recently docked in the Harare Gardens has departed, leaving in its wake a replenished, emancipated, wiser and hopeful, yet not satiated readership, we at the Bookstore find pleasure in reflecting on the impac…

[The Herald] NOW that the books wagon which recently docked in the Harare Gardens has departed, leaving in its wake a replenished, emancipated, wiser and hopeful, yet not satiated readership, we at the Bookstore find pleasure in reflecting on the impact of literature in shaping man's aspirations and desires in a world so rich in hope, nay expectation, but so poor in introspection and self-belief.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

House of Reps to Endorse President Buhari’s Plan to Borrow

[Guardian] Abuja -The House of Representatives may back-pedal and endorse the plan by President Muhammadu Buhari to borrow N2. 36trillion to fund the 2017 budget deficit.

[Guardian] Abuja -The House of Representatives may back-pedal and endorse the plan by President Muhammadu Buhari to borrow N2. 36trillion to fund the 2017 budget deficit.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Six Drown in Masvingo

[The Herald] Six people drowned while 14 others escaped unhurt after they were swept away by water while pushing a lorry that had developed a mechanical fault at a river in Mwenezi, Masvingo Province last Friday.

[The Herald] Six people drowned while 14 others escaped unhurt after they were swept away by water while pushing a lorry that had developed a mechanical fault at a river in Mwenezi, Masvingo Province last Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe