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

Nation Makes Strides On Women in the Workplace

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has made significant strides over women in the workplace and is now ranked sixth out of 27 countries including the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries on the African continent, a recent s…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has made significant strides over women in the workplace and is now ranked sixth out of 27 countries including the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries on the African continent, a recent study has shown. According to the Ashish Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index report for this year, which is the first in an annual series, African countries show huge potential not only for entrepreneurship in general, but especially among women.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kiir Denies ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Underway in S. Sudan

[Deutsche Welle] UN human rights experts told journalists Friday that “ethnic cleansing” was under way in South Sudan. President Salva Kiir strongly denied the allegations.

[Deutsche Welle] UN human rights experts told journalists Friday that "ethnic cleansing" was under way in South Sudan. President Salva Kiir strongly denied the allegations.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

U.S. Gives KDF Helicopters to Fight Al-Shabab in Somalia

[Shabelle] The United States government has given six new helicopters to the Kenya Defence Forces to shore up the campaign against Al-Shabaab in Somalia. Two other choppers are expected to be delivered in May 2017.

[Shabelle] The United States government has given six new helicopters to the Kenya Defence Forces to shore up the campaign against Al-Shabaab in Somalia. Two other choppers are expected to be delivered in May 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

HIV-Negative People to Get ARVs

[The Herald] Government has adopted new World Health Organisation guidelines which will see the roll-out of anti-retroviral drugs to HIV negative people at high risk of contracting the disease. This is a preventive measure. Currently, anti-retroviral d…

[The Herald] Government has adopted new World Health Organisation guidelines which will see the roll-out of anti-retroviral drugs to HIV negative people at high risk of contracting the disease. This is a preventive measure. Currently, anti-retroviral drugs are being administered to people who have been tested and found to be HIV positive. Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis is the administration of anti-retroviral drugs before exposure to prevent HIV negative people from acquiring the virus.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe