‘Sudan’s Inflation Up to 32.9 Percent – Central Bureau of Statistics

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The annual inflation in Sudan rose to about 32.9% in January, with the continued rise in transportation, consumer goods and services prices as announced by the Central Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The annual inflation in Sudan rose to about 32.9% in January, with the continued rise in transportation, consumer goods and services prices as announced by the Central Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Four Kordofanis Suffocate in Northern Sudan Gold Mine

[Radio Dabanga] Wadi Halfa -An interruption to the oxygen supply in a deep gold mining shaft in Sudan’s Northern State left four people dead and two more on respirators in hospital on Monday night.

[Radio Dabanga] Wadi Halfa -An interruption to the oxygen supply in a deep gold mining shaft in Sudan's Northern State left four people dead and two more on respirators in hospital on Monday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Increased Transport Fees Cause Backlog At North Darfur Exchange Market

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -Lorries loaded with goods have been backing-up at the exchange market of El Borsa west of the North Darfur capital of El Fasher, as the government fees have been increased threefold. Traders refuse to pay.

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -Lorries loaded with goods have been backing-up at the exchange market of El Borsa west of the North Darfur capital of El Fasher, as the government fees have been increased threefold. Traders refuse to pay.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

New Leadership, Persistent Problems

[ICG] The recent election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo is an important step toward Somalia’s recovery after decades of instability. In this excerpt from our Watch List 2017 annual early-warning report for European policy makers, Crisis Group …

[ICG] The recent election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo is an important step toward Somalia's recovery after decades of instability. In this excerpt from our Watch List 2017 annual early-warning report for European policy makers, Crisis Group encourages the European Union and its member states to support the government by injecting new life into the national reconciliation talks and boost assistance for sub-national governance.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

German Representative Visits South Darfur ‘For First-Hand Info’

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -During a visit to Darfur, a representative of the German parliament, Goodfried, has expressed the readiness of his country to provide developmental projects in Sudan in general and South Darfur state in particular.

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -During a visit to Darfur, a representative of the German parliament, Goodfried, has expressed the readiness of his country to provide developmental projects in Sudan in general and South Darfur state in particular.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan’s V-P Praises Steps to Collect Weapons, Legalise Vehicles in Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -Sudan’s Second Vice-President Hassabo Abdelrahman said that the Vice-Presidency “has taken serious steps to collect weapons from private hands and legalise unregistered four-wheel-drive vehicles in Darfur”.

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -Sudan's Second Vice-President Hassabo Abdelrahman said that the Vice-Presidency "has taken serious steps to collect weapons from private hands and legalise unregistered four-wheel-drive vehicles in Darfur".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Abuja Records First Rainfall of 2017

[Daily Trust] The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja recorded its first rain on Monday. The evening rain was recorded in parts of the metropolis, Daily Trust reports.

[Daily Trust] The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja recorded its first rain on Monday. The evening rain was recorded in parts of the metropolis, Daily Trust reports.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Labour Minister Cuts Funding to Critical Job-Saving Entity

[DA] The DA has requested that the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Labour, Ms Lumka Yengeni, summon the Minister of Labour, Mildred Oliphant, to account for the mess in her department, especially the crisis at Productivity SA.

[DA] The DA has requested that the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Labour, Ms Lumka Yengeni, summon the Minister of Labour, Mildred Oliphant, to account for the mess in her department, especially the crisis at Productivity SA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Life in No-Internet Cameroon

[This is Africa] The English-speaking regions of Cameroon have been facing a government-ordered Internet shutdown since 17 January. This shutdown was imposed in the wake of ongoing strikes, violence and protests against the continued marginalisation of…

[This is Africa] The English-speaking regions of Cameroon have been facing a government-ordered Internet shutdown since 17 January. This shutdown was imposed in the wake of ongoing strikes, violence and protests against the continued marginalisation of English-speakers. Monique Kwachou describes life in No-Internet Cameroon

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon