Election Reporting – GPU Raises Competency of 20 Radio Broadcasters

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Press Union at the weekend organised a three-day election reporting workshop for 20 community radio broadcasters. Funded by the Washington DC-based International Republican Institute, the workshop was held at Baobab Hotel, Bijilo.

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Press Union at the weekend organised a three-day election reporting workshop for 20 community radio broadcasters. Funded by the Washington DC-based International Republican Institute, the workshop was held at Baobab Hotel, Bijilo.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Print-Runs of El Ayam and El Jareeda Confiscated

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Agents of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) confiscated the print-runs of El Ayam and El Jareeda daily newspapers in Khartoum this morning.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Agents of Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) confiscated the print-runs of El Ayam and El Jareeda daily newspapers in Khartoum this morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Price Hike ‘A Huge Disaster’ for the Poor

[Al Jazeera] Khartoum -A dramatic increase in the price of medication, fuel and electricity in Sudan has spurred calls for civil disobedience over social media and on the ground across the country.

[Al Jazeera] Khartoum -A dramatic increase in the price of medication, fuel and electricity in Sudan has spurred calls for civil disobedience over social media and on the ground across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

At Least 62 Dead As Uganda Moves Against Tribal King

[Al Jazeera] The death toll from a weekend of fighting in western Uganda has risen to 62 after clashes between police and a militia loyal to a tribal king, according to regional police.

[Al Jazeera] The death toll from a weekend of fighting in western Uganda has risen to 62 after clashes between police and a militia loyal to a tribal king, according to regional police.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Elders Negotiate With Al-Shabab Over Soldiers

[Al Jazeera] Gal’ad, Somalia – “Line up in a straight line. We will do the talking on your behalf,” an elderly man with a henna-dyed beard tells the group of young men. They are standing in front of an iron-gated compound in the centre of the town of G…

[Al Jazeera] Gal'ad, Somalia - "Line up in a straight line. We will do the talking on your behalf," an elderly man with a henna-dyed beard tells the group of young men. They are standing in front of an iron-gated compound in the centre of the town of Gal'ad in Somalia's central region of Galguduud, holding AK-47 rifles.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia