‘Calm’ After Kordofan Tribal Violence

[Radio Dabanga] En Nahud -An uneasy calm has returned to North and West Kordofan after two days of bloody fighting between the Hamar and Kababish tribes that left at least 53 dead and an as yet unknown number of wounded.

[Radio Dabanga] En Nahud -An uneasy calm has returned to North and West Kordofan after two days of bloody fighting between the Hamar and Kababish tribes that left at least 53 dead and an as yet unknown number of wounded.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

New UNAMID Head – Darfur Fighting ‘Considerably Diminished’

[Radio Dabanga] New York -“The Darfur of today is a very different place from what the region was in 2003, when the armed conflict began,” Jeremiah Mamabolo, the new Joint Special Representative for Darfur and head of the UN hybrid peacekeeping mission…

[Radio Dabanga] New York -"The Darfur of today is a very different place from what the region was in 2003, when the armed conflict began," Jeremiah Mamabolo, the new Joint Special Representative for Darfur and head of the UN hybrid peacekeeping mission Unamid, briefed the UN Security Council on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Magufuli Appoints Opposition Leader in Historic Pick

[East African] President John Pombe Magufuli has appointed leader of the opposition party the Alliance for Change and Transparency -Wazalendo Kitila Mkumbo, as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Water and Irrigation.

[East African] President John Pombe Magufuli has appointed leader of the opposition party the Alliance for Change and Transparency -Wazalendo Kitila Mkumbo, as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Water and Irrigation.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

U.S. Condemns ‘Heinous’ Sudan Church Attack

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The US Embassy in Khartoum has said it is “deeply saddened by the organised, violent attack on April 3 against church members and school teachers at the Omdurman Evangelical School adjoining Omdurman Presbyterian Church”.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The US Embassy in Khartoum has said it is "deeply saddened by the organised, violent attack on April 3 against church members and school teachers at the Omdurman Evangelical School adjoining Omdurman Presbyterian Church".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

MTV Shuga Back for Season Five

[Nation] Pioneered in Nairobi, Kenya in 2009, MTV Shuga is a drama series and multimedia campaign that delves into the lives of young people on the African continent.

[Nation] Pioneered in Nairobi, Kenya in 2009, MTV Shuga is a drama series and multimedia campaign that delves into the lives of young people on the African continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Launches Program for Electricity Supplies in Rural Areas

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has emphasised the need for every Malawian in the country to have access to electricity, saying his government will ensure to provide energy to schools, clinics and homes in the rural areas where the power supply…

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has emphasised the need for every Malawian in the country to have access to electricity, saying his government will ensure to provide energy to schools, clinics and homes in the rural areas where the power supply is scarce.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Former Harare Senator Re-Joins Tsvangirai

[New Zimbabwe] FORMER Senator for Harare Metropolitan province Rorana Muchihwa Dandajena has re-joined the opposition MDC-T led by Morgan Tsvangirai after what she called many years in the “wilderness”.

[New Zimbabwe] FORMER Senator for Harare Metropolitan province Rorana Muchihwa Dandajena has re-joined the opposition MDC-T led by Morgan Tsvangirai after what she called many years in the "wilderness".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

AMISOM Foils Al-Shabaab Attack in Jalalaqsi Town

[Shabelle] African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said its forces Wednesday thwarted attempts by the Al-Shabaab militants to attack its base in Hiran region in south-west Somalia.

[Shabelle] African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said its forces Wednesday thwarted attempts by the Al-Shabaab militants to attack its base in Hiran region in south-west Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia