US Lifts Some Sanctions Against Sudan

[VOA] Washington, DC -The Obama administration announced Friday that it will lift some financial sanctions against Sudan, citing “positive” actions made by the country over the past six months.

[VOA] Washington, DC -The Obama administration announced Friday that it will lift some financial sanctions against Sudan, citing "positive" actions made by the country over the past six months.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Government Welcomes U.S. Decision On Removing Economic Sanctions

[SNA] Khartoum -The Government has welcomed decision issued by the US President Barak Obama and announced by the US administration on Friday on cancelling the two executive orders issued on November 5, 1997 and on October 17, 2006 and accordingly econo…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Government has welcomed decision issued by the US President Barak Obama and announced by the US administration on Friday on cancelling the two executive orders issued on November 5, 1997 and on October 17, 2006 and accordingly economic sanctions were imposed on Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Hollande’s Legacy Overshadows Bamako France-Africa Summit

[RFI] The 27th Africa-France Summit kicked off on Friday in the Malian capital Bamako with more than 30 African heads of state meeting French officials to discuss the threat of jihadists in the Sahel region and improve democracy in Africa. the meeting is also an opportunity for French president François Hollande to showcase his legacy.

[RFI] The 27th Africa-France Summit kicked off on Friday in the Malian capital Bamako with more than 30 African heads of state meeting French officials to discuss the threat of jihadists in the Sahel region and improve democracy in Africa. the meeting is also an opportunity for French president François Hollande to showcase his legacy.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Numbers Die in Violence Near Refugee Camp

[Radio Dabanga] Eastern Nile -The total number of people killed in the recent violence between the host community and Sudanese refugees near Doro camp in South Sudan’s Eastern Nile state has been put at 32 people by local officials and camp leaders, am…

[Radio Dabanga] Eastern Nile -The total number of people killed in the recent violence between the host community and Sudanese refugees near Doro camp in South Sudan's Eastern Nile state has been put at 32 people by local officials and camp leaders, amid conflicting reports about the circumstances of the attack.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

11 Killed in Multiple Bomb Blasts

[This Day] Yola -Multiple explosions rocked Madagali town in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State Friday morning resulting in the death of about 11 persons, while many others were critically injured.

[This Day] Yola -Multiple explosions rocked Madagali town in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State Friday morning resulting in the death of about 11 persons, while many others were critically injured.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mugabe, France to Hold Talks Over ‘Diplomatic Tiff’

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is expected to come face-to-face with his French counterpart Francois Hollande in Mali on Saturday to discuss the diplomatic tiff that emerged following anti-Mugabe protests held in some parts of the sout…

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is expected to come face-to-face with his French counterpart Francois Hollande in Mali on Saturday to discuss the diplomatic tiff that emerged following anti-Mugabe protests held in some parts of the southern African country last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

King Granted Bail, Travel Restricted

[East African] A High Court in Jinja granted King Charles Wesley Mumbere bail on Friday. King Mumbere who has been in jail since November 29 was handed a non-cash bail of $27,371 (Ush100 million).

[East African] A High Court in Jinja granted King Charles Wesley Mumbere bail on Friday. King Mumbere who has been in jail since November 29 was handed a non-cash bail of $27,371 (Ush100 million).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Regional Leaders Arrive to Persuade Jammeh to Quit

[Deutsche Welle] Shuttle diplomacy moves into top gear in The Gambia on Friday as visiting ECOWAS leaders seek to convince President Jahya Jammeh to step down. Gambians DW spoke to said he should make way for his successor.

[Deutsche Welle] Shuttle diplomacy moves into top gear in The Gambia on Friday as visiting ECOWAS leaders seek to convince President Jahya Jammeh to step down. Gambians DW spoke to said he should make way for his successor.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria