Increased Security As Copts Attend Easter Services

[Deutsche Welle] Tight security and grief have cast a shadow on Easter Mass services for Egypt’s Coptic Christians just days after 45 people died in twin church bombings. The militant “Islamic State” group claimed the Palm Sunday blasts.

[Deutsche Welle] Tight security and grief have cast a shadow on Easter Mass services for Egypt's Coptic Christians just days after 45 people died in twin church bombings. The militant "Islamic State" group claimed the Palm Sunday blasts.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Security Offices, Vehicles Torched in South Kordofan

[Radio Dabanga] El Liri -In protest against the violent detention of a fellow resident, an angry mob set fire to the offices of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) in El Liri in South Kordofan on Friday.

[Radio Dabanga] El Liri -In protest against the violent detention of a fellow resident, an angry mob set fire to the offices of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) in El Liri in South Kordofan on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Democracy First Group – ‘Discrimination Growing Against Christians in Sudan’

[Radio Dabanga] Kampala -In reaction to the recent attack by government forces on an Evangelical Church and School in Omdurman during which a church elder was killed, a Sudanese think-tank warns of the “expansion of the religious discrimination against…

[Radio Dabanga] Kampala -In reaction to the recent attack by government forces on an Evangelical Church and School in Omdurman during which a church elder was killed, a Sudanese think-tank warns of the "expansion of the religious discrimination against Christians in Sudan".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

North Kordofan Governor Attempts to Reconcile Kababish, Hamar

[Radio Dabanga] Um Marahik -On Friday, the Governor of North Kordofan and the Chief of the Kababish tribe arrived at the territory of the Hamar tribe near En Nahud in West Kordofan to offer condolences to the victims of the recent Kababish-Hamar clash.

[Radio Dabanga] Um Marahik -On Friday, the Governor of North Kordofan and the Chief of the Kababish tribe arrived at the territory of the Hamar tribe near En Nahud in West Kordofan to offer condolences to the victims of the recent Kababish-Hamar clash.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

First Aid Convoy Leaves Khartoum for Juba

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On 30 March, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) began to move food assistance to reach famine-affected people in South Sudan using a new humanitarian corridor opened by the Government of Sudan earlier in March.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On 30 March, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) began to move food assistance to reach famine-affected people in South Sudan using a new humanitarian corridor opened by the Government of Sudan earlier in March.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

North Darfur Governor to Take Measures Against Violence

[Radio Dabanga] Kutum -The Governor of North Darfur will shortly announce a number of measures to put an end to the continuing violence against people in Kutum and El Waha localities”.

[Radio Dabanga] Kutum -The Governor of North Darfur will shortly announce a number of measures to put an end to the continuing violence against people in Kutum and El Waha localities".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

‘Darfur Fully Dominated By Militias’ – Civil Society Leader

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan’s western region is politically, militarily, and economically dominated by militias, says the head of the Darfur Civil Society Platform. The Darfur displaced and refugees have no way to return to their as the places are …

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan's western region is politically, militarily, and economically dominated by militias, says the head of the Darfur Civil Society Platform. The Darfur displaced and refugees have no way to return to their as the places are occupied by militiamen and their families.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Iwobi Targets Wins Over Cameroon in World Cup Qualifiers

[Daily Trust] Nigeria’s Super Eagles and Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi is targeting wins against Cameroon in both legs of the encounter when the World Cup qualifiers resume in August.

[Daily Trust] Nigeria's Super Eagles and Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi is targeting wins against Cameroon in both legs of the encounter when the World Cup qualifiers resume in August.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Exclusive: Dozens More US Troops Deployed to Somalia

[VOA] Pentagon -Dozens of American soldiers have deployed to Mogadishu to train and equip Somali and AMISOM (African Union Mission in Somalia) forces fighting extremism in Somalia, U.S. military officials told VOA.

[VOA] Pentagon -Dozens of American soldiers have deployed to Mogadishu to train and equip Somali and AMISOM (African Union Mission in Somalia) forces fighting extremism in Somalia, U.S. military officials told VOA.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia