Darfuri Refugees Return From Chad to West Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Sudan reports in its latest bulletin that about 1,250 people reportedly returned from Chad to Habila locality. Crop production in Sudan is expected to be at …

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Sudan reports in its latest bulletin that about 1,250 people reportedly returned from Chad to Habila locality. Crop production in Sudan is expected to be at above-average levels. The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) has signed an Action Plan with the UN to prevent the use of children in conflict. On 27 November, a 16-day campaign was launched in Khartoum with the aim to eliminate violence against women in Sudan. In Octobe

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Cooking Oil Manufacturer Requests Farmland From Govt

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE’s largest cooking oil manufacturer, Pure Oil Industries, has asked Government to provide 150 000 hectares of farmland to enable the company to produce soya beans. Already, the company said it had identified farmers to be supported…

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE's largest cooking oil manufacturer, Pure Oil Industries, has asked Government to provide 150 000 hectares of farmland to enable the company to produce soya beans. Already, the company said it had identified farmers to be supported under contract farming, with a total 2 000 ha expected to be put under the soya bean crop this season. An estimated $2 million will be invested in equipping and capacitating contracted farmers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Security Seizes Three Dailies From the Printing Press Again

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The newspapers El Tayyar, El Youm El Tali and El Watan were confiscated for another day on Thursday morning. The management of El Jareeda and El Midan had foreseen the repeated confiscation by the security service and decided …

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The newspapers El Tayyar, El Youm El Tali and El Watan were confiscated for another day on Thursday morning. The management of El Jareeda and El Midan had foreseen the repeated confiscation by the security service and decided not to print yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

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