U.S. ‘Deeply Concerned’ By Arrests and Detentions

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The United States Embassy in Sudan has issued a statement expressing its concern at the many arrests and detentions carried out by the Sudanese authorities in response to public protests against rising commodity prices, flour …

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The United States Embassy in Sudan has issued a statement expressing its concern at the many arrests and detentions carried out by the Sudanese authorities in response to public protests against rising commodity prices, flour and fuel shortages, and skyrocketing inflation.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Suakin Man Held for Facebook Video Satirising Sudan’s President Al Bashir

[Radio Dabanga] Suakin -A man from the historic port of Suakin in Sudan’s Red Sea state has reportedly been arrested for posting a video to Facebook satirising Sudan’s President Omar Al Bashir.

[Radio Dabanga] Suakin -A man from the historic port of Suakin in Sudan's Red Sea state has reportedly been arrested for posting a video to Facebook satirising Sudan's President Omar Al Bashir.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Open Letter to UN On Detentions, Use of Excessive Force in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Enough Project, which aims to end genocide and crimes against humanity in Africa, has addressed an open letter to several UN Commissioners expressing its concern over “the crackdown on peaceful protests and the wave of arb…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Enough Project, which aims to end genocide and crimes against humanity in Africa, has addressed an open letter to several UN Commissioners expressing its concern over "the crackdown on peaceful protests and the wave of arbitrary arrests and continued incommunicado detentions by Sudanese government forces".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

3-Month State of Emergency ‘Starts Today’

[Addis Standard] The Council of ministers is set to declare a state of emergency for three months as of this morning, a source close to the government told Addis Standard. The military will be in charge via a command post, which will be “reporting to t…

[Addis Standard] The Council of ministers is set to declare a state of emergency for three months as of this morning, a source close to the government told Addis Standard. The military will be in charge via a command post, which will be "reporting to the Prime Minister," according to our source.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Barentu – Assessment Meeting On Illiteracy Eradication

[Shabait] Barentu -The Ministry of Education branch in the Gash Barka region organized a workshop on 12 February in Barentu with the objective of assessing the progress of the illiteracy eradication program being conducted in the region since 2007.

[Shabait] Barentu -The Ministry of Education branch in the Gash Barka region organized a workshop on 12 February in Barentu with the objective of assessing the progress of the illiteracy eradication program being conducted in the region since 2007.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Road Map for Sustainable Development Goals

[Shabait] Asmara -At a meeting held on 15 February at the Orrota Hall, the Ministry of Health designed a Road Map that will spearhead in the realization of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

[Shabait] Asmara -At a meeting held on 15 February at the Orrota Hall, the Ministry of Health designed a Road Map that will spearhead in the realization of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea