Bashir’s Vice President Officially Appointed Prime Minister

[SudaNow] Khartoum -First Vice President, Lt General Bakri Hassan Salih, has been sworn in as new prime minister before president Omer al-Bashir at the Republican Palace on Thursday.

[SudaNow] Khartoum -First Vice President, Lt General Bakri Hassan Salih, has been sworn in as new prime minister before president Omer al-Bashir at the Republican Palace on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

UNAMID Campaigns Against Recruiting Child Soldiers in West Darfur Camp

[Radio Dabanga] Murnei -The Child Protection Unit of the AU-UN peacekeeping mission has launched a campaign in Murnei camp for displaced people, in West Darfur, to raise awareness about ending the use of child soldiers by armed forces.

[Radio Dabanga] Murnei -The Child Protection Unit of the AU-UN peacekeeping mission has launched a campaign in Murnei camp for displaced people, in West Darfur, to raise awareness about ending the use of child soldiers by armed forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Barrow Gets Rid of ‘Drivers of the Repressive Regime’

[News24Wire] The latest political developments in Gambia “are not entirely surprising”, especially now that the country’s new president Adama Barrow is under “extreme pressure” to deliver on his election promises, says a West African think tank, the Op…

[News24Wire] The latest political developments in Gambia "are not entirely surprising", especially now that the country's new president Adama Barrow is under "extreme pressure" to deliver on his election promises, says a West African think tank, the Open Society Initiative.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Friends Abandon Former Mugabe Ally Mutasa

[Financial Gazette] ONE of South Africa’s most respected bass players and songwriters, Sipho Gumede, now late, once made waves with his song: When days are dark, friends are few.

[Financial Gazette] ONE of South Africa's most respected bass players and songwriters, Sipho Gumede, now late, once made waves with his song: When days are dark, friends are few.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Platinum Mines Back in Business

[Financial Gazette] ZIMBABWE’s largest platinum miner, Zimplats Holdings Limited, last week reported a six percent rise in output for the half year ended December 31, 2016, after ramping up production to offset the effects of weak prices on the global …

[Financial Gazette] ZIMBABWE's largest platinum miner, Zimplats Holdings Limited, last week reported a six percent rise in output for the half year ended December 31, 2016, after ramping up production to offset the effects of weak prices on the global market.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe