President Jacob Zuma Addresses Human Rights Day in King Williams Town, 21 Mar

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 lead the national commemoration of Human Rights Day in King Williams Town, Eastern Cape Province, celebrating the country’s human rights tradition and honouring those who sacrificed immensel…

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 lead the national commemoration of Human Rights Day in King Williams Town, Eastern Cape Province, celebrating the country's human rights tradition and honouring those who sacrificed immensely for the achievement of liberation and democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dangote Looks to Increase Cement Exports

[CAJ News] NIGERIA has attained self-sufficiency in the production of cement and is now an exporter of the commodity. This has been attributed to the vast investments by the Dangote Cement Group Minister for Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi…

[CAJ News] NIGERIA has attained self-sufficiency in the production of cement and is now an exporter of the commodity. This has been attributed to the vast investments by the Dangote Cement Group Minister for Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, who led a team of the federal government to the Dangote Cement plants in the southwestern Ibese, Ogun State, said the government was delighted with the leadership roles played by Dangote Cement in executing the backward integration policy in the cement industry. The M

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Cholera Claims Scores in Somalia

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -Crisis-laden Somalia has embarked on a massive oral vaccination exercise following the deadliest outbreak of cholera killing over 269 000 this year. The deaths from an epidemic with a case-fatality rate of 2,5% have been reported …

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -Crisis-laden Somalia has embarked on a massive oral vaccination exercise following the deadliest outbreak of cholera killing over 269 000 this year. The deaths from an epidemic with a case-fatality rate of 2,5% have been reported across the country. An oral vaccination campaign (OVC) is now underway, targeting over 450 000 people in seven high-risk areas around the country. It is the first OCV campaign to be conducted in the country, coming at a critical time after Somalia declared the drought a national d

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Constitutional Amendments Set National/ Popular Congress Foreseen Partnership Into Jeopardy

[SudaNow] Khartoum -A heated tug of war has dominated the political scene over the proposed constitutional amendments put forward by the Popular Congress Party(PCP) of the Late Islamist leader Dr. Hassan al-Turabi.

[SudaNow] Khartoum -A heated tug of war has dominated the political scene over the proposed constitutional amendments put forward by the Popular Congress Party(PCP) of the Late Islamist leader Dr. Hassan al-Turabi.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

‘I Collected a Tin of Lice for Mugabe’ – Mugabe Death Prophecy Pastor

[News24Wire] A pastor who’s just spent six weeks in jail for predicting Robert Mugabe’s death says he collected a tin of lice to show the Zimbabwe president just how bad prison life is, according to a newspaper.

[News24Wire] A pastor who's just spent six weeks in jail for predicting Robert Mugabe's death says he collected a tin of lice to show the Zimbabwe president just how bad prison life is, according to a newspaper.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dead by Cholera in Eastern Sudan’s El Gedaref

[Radio Dabanga] El Gallabat East -One person died from cholera in El Gedaref in eastern Sudan, while eight others were infected on Wednesday and Thursday. A medical worker in the state reported that one woman died in El Jinan, El Gallabat West locality…

[Radio Dabanga] El Gallabat East -One person died from cholera in El Gedaref in eastern Sudan, while eight others were infected on Wednesday and Thursday. A medical worker in the state reported that one woman died in El Jinan, El Gallabat West locality, on Thursday. Three people were infected with the disease in the same area.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

North Darfur Paramilitaries Clash – One Killed, Residents Shot

[Radio Dabanga] Mellit -A member of a paramilitary force was killed and five civilians were wounded in a clash with another paramilitary force in Mellit’s market on Sunday afternoon. A resident reported to this station that a quarrel between a member o…

[Radio Dabanga] Mellit -A member of a paramilitary force was killed and five civilians were wounded in a clash with another paramilitary force in Mellit's market on Sunday afternoon. A resident reported to this station that a quarrel between a member of the Border Guards and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) in Mellit resulted in the exchange of gunfire. The Border Guard member was killed.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

SPLM-N Deputy Chairman Resigns

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Deputy chairman of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) Abdelaziz El Hilu resigned from the rebel group on Friday. The chairman has denied that the resignation results from changes in the political and military s…

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Deputy chairman of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) Abdelaziz El Hilu resigned from the rebel group on Friday. The chairman has denied that the resignation results from changes in the political and military structure of the movement.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan