Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon Allege Abandonment By Govt

[Vanguard] Abuja -Tens of thousands of Nigerian refugees in Cameroon have decried their living conditions in camps in Cameroon, lamenting that the federal government has abandoned them.

[Vanguard] Abuja -Tens of thousands of Nigerian refugees in Cameroon have decried their living conditions in camps in Cameroon, lamenting that the federal government has abandoned them.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

EU Adds Voice to New Appeal for Human Rights in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Brussels -The European Union (EU) has issued a statement echoing the concerns of the UN Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Sudan, Aristide Nononsi, who concluded an 11-day mission to Sudan on 21 May. It highlights th…

[Radio Dabanga] Brussels -The European Union (EU) has issued a statement echoing the concerns of the UN Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Sudan, Aristide Nononsi, who concluded an 11-day mission to Sudan on 21 May. It highlights the plight of detainees such as Dr Mudawi Ibrahim.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

AfDB Mission to Supervise Education and Health Projects

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A mission from the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) arrived in Sudan on Monday to supervise the Inclusive Health Service Delivery Project and the Capacity Building for Improved Quality of Education Project.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A mission from the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) arrived in Sudan on Monday to supervise the Inclusive Health Service Delivery Project and the Capacity Building for Improved Quality of Education Project.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Deadly Rebel Reprisal for North Darfur Village Attacks

[Radio Dabanga] Ein Siro -The opposition Transitional Council of Nimir leadership (SLM-TC) claims that it repulsed an attack yesterday by the government forces and militias against civilians in Ein Siro area in North Darfur.

[Radio Dabanga] Ein Siro -The opposition Transitional Council of Nimir leadership (SLM-TC) claims that it repulsed an attack yesterday by the government forces and militias against civilians in Ein Siro area in North Darfur.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

No Tobacco Day – ‘Two Patients Out of Five Are Hospitalized Over Tobacco’

[Iwacu] “I don’t care about the tobacco consequences”, says a smoker for ten years. He says that he tries to avoid smoking in the public spaces not to smoke others. “I know that it is smelly for some people. I tried to avoid it”, he says. However, says…

[Iwacu] "I don't care about the tobacco consequences", says a smoker for ten years. He says that he tries to avoid smoking in the public spaces not to smoke others. "I know that it is smelly for some people. I tried to avoid it", he says. However, says another smoker, it is not easy to give up smoking. " I spent over twenty years and I am not sure that I will abandon it", he says.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Barclays Bank Acquisition Finalised

[The Herald] FIRST Merchant Bank of Malawi finalised the acquisition of the majority stake in Barclays Bank of Zimbabwe from its parent company, Barclays plc amid reports the signing was pushed forward by a week to ward off several objections and inter…

[The Herald] FIRST Merchant Bank of Malawi finalised the acquisition of the majority stake in Barclays Bank of Zimbabwe from its parent company, Barclays plc amid reports the signing was pushed forward by a week to ward off several objections and interdicts. FMB, a financial institution created in 1995, is listed on the Malawi Stock Exchange, while it also has equity interests in banking operations in Botswana, Mozambique and Zambia. Barclays Bank Zimbabwe was established in 1912, and has operated continuously since.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Journalist Chiko Lawi Ruins Damian Marley’s Arrival in City

[Nation] A Kenyan journalist has been blasted for his unethical conduct after he spew expletives at Damian Marley at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on Monday.

[Nation] A Kenyan journalist has been blasted for his unethical conduct after he spew expletives at Damian Marley at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mugabe Death Prophecy Pastor Says Is New Itai Dzamara

[New Zimbabwe] Kariba-based Pastor Patrick Mugadza on Wednesday staged a one man demonstration in central Harare where he announced that he was going to replace the abducted Itai Dzamara.

[New Zimbabwe] Kariba-based Pastor Patrick Mugadza on Wednesday staged a one man demonstration in central Harare where he announced that he was going to replace the abducted Itai Dzamara.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why the Lamu Coal Plant Doesn’t Make Sense. Kenya Has Better Energy Options

[The Conversation Africa] Kenyans pay high prices for electricity up to USD$0.19/kWh for residential customers compared to about US$0.10 in South Africa which is a barrier to the country’s sustainable economic development. The country is also expecting…

[The Conversation Africa] Kenyans pay high prices for electricity up to USD$0.19/kWh for residential customers compared to about US$0.10 in South Africa which is a barrier to the country's sustainable economic development. The country is also expecting a steep rise in demand.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya