President Farmajo Urged to Appoint a Competent PM

[Shabelle] The people in Mogadishu, the country’s capital have called on the newly elected President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo to pick a competent and efficient Prime minister.

[Shabelle] The people in Mogadishu, the country's capital have called on the newly elected President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo to pick a competent and efficient Prime minister.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

The Impact of Halayb Dispute On the Sudanese-Egyptian Relations

[SudaNow] Khartoum –Recent statements by Sudanese President Omar al-Beshir to the Arabiya satellite TV channel on the Sudan’s relationship with Egypt have once again rekindled the dispute between the two countries over Halayb and Shalateen which Egypt…

[SudaNow] Khartoum --Recent statements by Sudanese President Omar al-Beshir to the Arabiya satellite TV channel on the Sudan's relationship with Egypt have once again rekindled the dispute between the two countries over Halayb and Shalateen which Egypt has long claimed its ownership to the point that it has imposed its military occupation and administrative control over the territory since 1995 although no decision has been taken on a memorandum the Sudanese government filed with the United Nations and regional organizations

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Uprona of Opposition – From “Nyakurization” to Horizon?

[Iwacu] Tensions are running higher within Uprona party of the opposition. The president of this party has been suspended from his duties. A decision that has neither meaning nor effect, says Charles Nditije.

[Iwacu] Tensions are running higher within Uprona party of the opposition. The president of this party has been suspended from his duties. A decision that has neither meaning nor effect, says Charles Nditije.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

The Country Now Largest Refugee Crisis in Africa

[VOA] More than three years of civil war in South Sudan has forced 1.5 million people to flee into neighboring countries, creating Africa’s largest refugee crisis and the third largest in the world after Syria and Afghanistan, the U.N. refugee agency r…

[VOA] More than three years of civil war in South Sudan has forced 1.5 million people to flee into neighboring countries, creating Africa's largest refugee crisis and the third largest in the world after Syria and Afghanistan, the U.N. refugee agency reports.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

The President’s Order Firing Governor Leads to Deadly Fighting

[VOA] Two people were killed and three others injured in fighting between government soldiers and Imatong state bodyguards Thursday after South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, fired the governor of Imatong state, Nartisio Loluke Manir.

[VOA] Two people were killed and three others injured in fighting between government soldiers and Imatong state bodyguards Thursday after South Sudan's president, Salva Kiir, fired the governor of Imatong state, Nartisio Loluke Manir.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

House of Cards – Acting Police Commissioner Phahlane Heads for Showdown With Authorities

[Daily Maverick] Friends and family of lawyer Sarah Jane Trent, who was detained in a police raid on forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan’s Johannesburg home on Friday, spent the weekend trying to locate her. On Sunday night Trent’s legal team managed…

[Daily Maverick] Friends and family of lawyer Sarah Jane Trent, who was detained in a police raid on forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan's Johannesburg home on Friday, spent the weekend trying to locate her. On Sunday night Trent's legal team managed to secure her release after approaching the North Gauteng High Court. Trent, who was heavily guarded and driven around for an hour by police, has been accused of impersonating an IPID officer. Her arrest comes a week before IPID is due to present to Parliament's portfolio co

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bongiwe Ninini’s Killers Get Life Sentences

[News24Wire] Four men found guilty of the murder of Khayelitsha woman Bongiwe Ninini, and then dumping her body in a drain, were sentenced to life imprisonment in the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

[News24Wire] Four men found guilty of the murder of Khayelitsha woman Bongiwe Ninini, and then dumping her body in a drain, were sentenced to life imprisonment in the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa