Hissène Habré Case – Trust Fund for Victims

[HRW] Addis Ababa -The African Union’s adoption of the Trust Fund Statute for victims of Hissène Habré’s crimes is a major step toward justice, four human rights groups said today. The Trust Fund will now be able to start collecting and disbursing reparations for victims of the Habré regime.

[HRW] Addis Ababa -The African Union's adoption of the Trust Fund Statute for victims of Hissène Habré's crimes is a major step toward justice, four human rights groups said today. The Trust Fund will now be able to start collecting and disbursing reparations for victims of the Habré regime.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Outlook for the South African Mining Industry

[SAIIA] Hot on the heels of Davos, the Investing in Africa Mining Indaba provides an opportunity for the new ANC president, Cyril Ramaphosa, to send the right signals to the local mining industry and civil society to renew confidence in the sector. Sou…

[SAIIA] Hot on the heels of Davos, the Investing in Africa Mining Indaba provides an opportunity for the new ANC president, Cyril Ramaphosa, to send the right signals to the local mining industry and civil society to renew confidence in the sector. South Africa's mining industry remains a critical component of the economy; a potential flywheel for upstream manufacturing, downstream beneficiation, and horizontal spillovers. If we are to address the problems of youth unemployment, poverty and inequality, due attenti

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Detained Darfur Bar Assoc. Head’s Wife Demands Visiting Rights

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -The wife of the detained lawyer Mohamed Abdallah El Doma, co-vice-president of the National Umma Party (NUP) and the chairman of the Darfur Bar Association, has demanded the security authorities reveal her husband’s place of det…

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -The wife of the detained lawyer Mohamed Abdallah El Doma, co-vice-president of the National Umma Party (NUP) and the chairman of the Darfur Bar Association, has demanded the security authorities reveal her husband's place of detention and allow her to visit him.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Human Trafficking – U.S. Envoy Urges Sudan to Assume Its Responsibilities

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A US State Department official visiting Khartoum has called on Sudan to continue its efforts to combat human trafficking despite Sudan’s presence one the US list of non-cooperative countries in fighting this crime.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A US State Department official visiting Khartoum has called on Sudan to continue its efforts to combat human trafficking despite Sudan's presence one the US list of non-cooperative countries in fighting this crime.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Queues Across Sudan As Prices Soar and Stocks Dwindle

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Long queues have been reported at shops for basic goods in El Geneina, capital of West Darfur, in the wake of an unprecedented rise in the prices of consumer goods and a shortage of fuel and flour.

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Long queues have been reported at shops for basic goods in El Geneina, capital of West Darfur, in the wake of an unprecedented rise in the prices of consumer goods and a shortage of fuel and flour.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Auditor-General – 15 Govt. Companies ‘Manipulated 2016 Accounts’

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A report by Sudan’s Auditor-General has revealed ‘the manipulation of revenue surpluses, profits, and investment returns’ in the final account of government companies and agencies for the year 2016.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A report by Sudan's Auditor-General has revealed 'the manipulation of revenue surpluses, profits, and investment returns' in the final account of government companies and agencies for the year 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

North Darfur Restaurateur ‘Tortured to Death’ After Wife Beaten By Militiamen

[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Amer -A North Darfur restaurant owner has allegedly been ‘tortured to death’ by paramilitaries of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) after his wife was beaten until she miscarried.

[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Amer -A North Darfur restaurant owner has allegedly been 'tortured to death' by paramilitaries of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) after his wife was beaten until she miscarried.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan’s Revolutionary Front – Momentum, Concepts, and Motives Behind Signing AUHIP Road Map Have Now Changed

[Radio Dabanga] Addis Ababa -Sudan’s Revolutionary Front has said that the momentum, concepts, and motives behind the signing of the AU High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) road map with the government in Addis Ababa in 2017 have now changed.

[Radio Dabanga] Addis Ababa -Sudan's Revolutionary Front has said that the momentum, concepts, and motives behind the signing of the AU High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) road map with the government in Addis Ababa in 2017 have now changed.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

VP Taylor Vows to Protect Women’s Rights

[New Republic] Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has pledged commitment to working closely with the government and civil society organizations to ensure the rights of women are respected and protected, thereby ensuring zero tolerance for Female Genita…

[New Republic] Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has pledged commitment to working closely with the government and civil society organizations to ensure the rights of women are respected and protected, thereby ensuring zero tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia