Supreme Court Overturns Student’s Death Penalty

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of Darfuri student Mohamad Abdallah Baggari for manslaughter and abolished the death penalty to which he was sentenced in November 2015.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of Darfuri student Mohamad Abdallah Baggari for manslaughter and abolished the death penalty to which he was sentenced in November 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Darfur – Policeman Killed, Farmer Shot

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti / Gireida -A policeman in Nierteti, Central Darfur, was killed when his vehicle crashed while chasing the perpetrators of an assault on Thursday. Gunmen killed a farmer in Gireida in South Darfur on Wednesday.

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti / Gireida -A policeman in Nierteti, Central Darfur, was killed when his vehicle crashed while chasing the perpetrators of an assault on Thursday. Gunmen killed a farmer in Gireida in South Darfur on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Cemeteries Earn City U.S.$700,000

[The Herald] Innocent Ruwende -HARARE City Council generated revenue of more than $700 000 last year selling burial space for over 6 000 people who were buried at its cemeteries. Demand for graves reportedly far surpasses the available burial space. Th…

[The Herald] Innocent Ruwende -HARARE City Council generated revenue of more than $700 000 last year selling burial space for over 6 000 people who were buried at its cemeteries. Demand for graves reportedly far surpasses the available burial space. The 2015 annual report of the Department of Housing and Community Services shows the city needs to identify more burial sites as people in the capital succumb to various ailments.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UNHCR Welcomes Delay of Dadaab Camp Closure

[Shabelle] The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has welcomed Kenya’s decision to delay the closure of the Dadaab refugee camp and called for flexibility on the timeframe for repatriation of Somali refugees there.

[Shabelle] The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has welcomed Kenya's decision to delay the closure of the Dadaab refugee camp and called for flexibility on the timeframe for repatriation of Somali refugees there.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Faults Aids Commission

[Monitor] Kalangala -President Museveni has faulted the Uganda Aids Commission (UAC) on its mandate, saying it has greatly relaxed in developing new methods of fighting and preventing HIV/Aids in the country.

[Monitor] Kalangala -President Museveni has faulted the Uganda Aids Commission (UAC) on its mandate, saying it has greatly relaxed in developing new methods of fighting and preventing HIV/Aids in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Three Killed in AMISON Shelling On Civilian Area in Somalia

[Shabelle] At least three civilians died, and several injured in AMISOM bombardment on residential areas in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle province on Saturday, reports said. Three people – two kids and their father lost their lives in the AMISOM shelling on…

[Shabelle] At least three civilians died, and several injured in AMISOM bombardment on residential areas in Somalia's Lower Shabelle province on Saturday, reports said. Three people - two kids and their father lost their lives in the AMISOM shelling on a rural area, according to a resident who spoke to Radio Shabelle via phone.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ongwen ICC Trial – What to Expect At Opening Session

[Monitor] Kampala -The International Criminal Court (ICC) will on Tuesday commence the hearing of the case in which former Lord Resistance Army (LRA) commander Dominic Ongwen, is battling 70 charges over the two-decade insurgency in northern Uganda, ma…

[Monitor] Kampala -The International Criminal Court (ICC) will on Tuesday commence the hearing of the case in which former Lord Resistance Army (LRA) commander Dominic Ongwen, is battling 70 charges over the two-decade insurgency in northern Uganda, making him the first Ugandan to be tried before the international court.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Conflicts Analysis Center to Hold Conference About Violence Amid Universities Students

[SNA] Khartoum -The Conflicts Analysis and Peace Studies Center of the Omdurman Islamic University will organize, Sunday, a scientific conference on phenomenon f violence amid Sudanese universities students at Hall of Ministry of Higher Education.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Conflicts Analysis and Peace Studies Center of the Omdurman Islamic University will organize, Sunday, a scientific conference on phenomenon f violence amid Sudanese universities students at Hall of Ministry of Higher Education.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Kings Seek Meeting With Museveni Over Kasese Killings

[Monitor] Kampala -Traditional leaders under their umbrella body Uganda Kings and Cultural Leaders Forum, are seeking audience with President Museveni to discuss the Rwenzori clashes and continued detention of the Rwenzururu king.

[Monitor] Kampala -Traditional leaders under their umbrella body Uganda Kings and Cultural Leaders Forum, are seeking audience with President Museveni to discuss the Rwenzori clashes and continued detention of the Rwenzururu king.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda