Arrest and Abductions in Tabit and Nyala, Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Tabit / Nyala -The Sudanese security service arrested a student at the market in Tabit, North Darfur. Militiamen abducted a shop owner from the market in Nyala, the capital of South Darfur, on Wednesday.

[Radio Dabanga] Tabit / Nyala -The Sudanese security service arrested a student at the market in Tabit, North Darfur. Militiamen abducted a shop owner from the market in Nyala, the capital of South Darfur, on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Imbonerakure Are Polite, Dynamic and Patriotic, Says Ruling Party Boss

[Iwacu] The Imbonerakure, a “dynamic and polite” youth group, are being unfairly represented as killers in order to justify killing them, according to General Secretary of Burundi’s ruling party, the CNDD-FDD. Speaking on 1 December, the Secretary Gene…

[Iwacu] The Imbonerakure, a "dynamic and polite" youth group, are being unfairly represented as killers in order to justify killing them, according to General Secretary of Burundi's ruling party, the CNDD-FDD. Speaking on 1 December, the Secretary General refuted accusations against the party's youth group by the United Nations and other national and international human rights organizations.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Press Conference to Review Arrangements for Holding Forum of the Great Lakes States Parliaments

[SNA] Khartoum -The higher committee for preparation to the Forum of Great Lakes States’ Parliaments, chaired by Maj. Gen. Al-Hadi Bushra, will hold a press conference at 02:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 4 at the National Assembly to review the arrangeme…

[SNA] Khartoum -The higher committee for preparation to the Forum of Great Lakes States' Parliaments, chaired by Maj. Gen. Al-Hadi Bushra, will hold a press conference at 02:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 4 at the National Assembly to review the arrangements for holding the forum in Khartoum during December 6 - 8.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Delegation of U.S. Envoy Visits Al-Buram Locality in South Kordofan

[SNA] Khartoum -The Commissioner of Al-Buram Locality, South Kordofan State, Osman Rahal Kome, revealed that the visiting delegation of the US envoy for Sudan, Donald Booth, has got informed on the reality of the situation in his locality which is cons…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Commissioner of Al-Buram Locality, South Kordofan State, Osman Rahal Kome, revealed that the visiting delegation of the US envoy for Sudan, Donald Booth, has got informed on the reality of the situation in his locality which is considered one of the localities that are much affected by the war in South Kordofan and are currently witnessing voluntary return of big numbers of people from rebel-held areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

President Al-Bashir to Inaugurate Sustainable Industrial Development Project

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, will launch Saturday evening at the Green Park the National Sustainable Industrial Development Project which comes as part of the state’s five-year development project and the nat…

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, will launch Saturday evening at the Green Park the National Sustainable Industrial Development Project which comes as part of the state's five-year development project and the national industrial plan of the Ministry of Industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

When a Dictator Finally Respects the People’s Will

[Citizen] I went to Gambia in the early days of the presidency of Yahya Djameh, having been installed as a democratic president. He ascended to power after a coup in 1994 and was an elected in 1996.

[Citizen] I went to Gambia in the early days of the presidency of Yahya Djameh, having been installed as a democratic president. He ascended to power after a coup in 1994 and was an elected in 1996.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘First Fridays’ Spices Up Gallery Events

[The Herald] Last Friday saw the second in a series dubbed “First Fridays” being run by the National Gallery of Zimbabwe and aiming to offer an opportunity for members of the public to engage with the gallery after hours. First Fridays seek to present …

[The Herald] Last Friday saw the second in a series dubbed "First Fridays" being run by the National Gallery of Zimbabwe and aiming to offer an opportunity for members of the public to engage with the gallery after hours. First Fridays seek to present alternative music into the Gallery atmosphere and create a space for art lovers and music lovers to experience an evening of diverse genres of music in the museum space.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Special Athletes Dominate 2016 Nigerian Sports Awards

[This Day] In what looks like a repeat of the first edition of the Nigerian Sports Award in 2012, men and women of the Nigerian Paralympics team to the Rio2016 Paralympic Games dominated the 5th edition of the award as Kehinde Paul and Lucy Ejike emerg…

[This Day] In what looks like a repeat of the first edition of the Nigerian Sports Award in 2012, men and women of the Nigerian Paralympics team to the Rio2016 Paralympic Games dominated the 5th edition of the award as Kehinde Paul and Lucy Ejike emerged Sportsman and Sportswoman of the year last Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Prevention Crucial in Fight Against HIV

[The Herald] Eighteen million people, just slightly under half of the people living with HIV and AIDS globally, are now taking life-saving medication, but global efforts to end the disease still largely depend on prevention. While efforts to expand ant…

[The Herald] Eighteen million people, just slightly under half of the people living with HIV and AIDS globally, are now taking life-saving medication, but global efforts to end the disease still largely depend on prevention. While efforts to expand antiretroviral treatment have been relatively successfully, prevention efforts have been more mixed. With the help of treatment, mother to baby transmission has dropped significantly. Transmission between adults aged 30 and over has also dropped.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe