‘Suspended’ Transnet Lashes Back At BLSA

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE reported suspension of Transnet from the Business Leadership South Africa’s (BLSA) has taken a new twist with the company arguing it had not renewed its membership. Earlier on Thursday, BLSA announced the “suspension” of th…

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE reported suspension of Transnet from the Business Leadership South Africa's (BLSA) has taken a new twist with the company arguing it had not renewed its membership. Earlier on Thursday, BLSA announced the "suspension" of the state-owned firm, alongside Eskom, in the wake of allegations of corruption bedevilling the companies. "This is inaccurate and misleading," Transnet stated through its spokesperson, Molatwane Likhethe. Transnet disclosed it had approached BLSA early this year, requesting it to cons

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Citizens Demo At UNHCR HQ in Geneva

[Radio Dabanga] Geneva -Dozens of Sudanese demonstrated in front of the headquarters of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva yesterday condemning the Kalma cap massacre of last week, commemorating the martyrs of September 2013, and showing sol…

[Radio Dabanga] Geneva -Dozens of Sudanese demonstrated in front of the headquarters of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva yesterday condemning the Kalma cap massacre of last week, commemorating the martyrs of September 2013, and showing solidarity with condemned student Asim Omar.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

61 Tribesmen Still Imprisoned

[Radio Dabanga] Abu Karinka -The deputy Nazir of the Maaliya, seven native administrators, and 54 other members of the tribe are still being held in the prisons of Kober, Port Sudan, and Abu Karinka since they were arrested on August 4 and sentenced un…

[Radio Dabanga] Abu Karinka -The deputy Nazir of the Maaliya, seven native administrators, and 54 other members of the tribe are still being held in the prisons of Kober, Port Sudan, and Abu Karinka since they were arrested on August 4 and sentenced under the Emergency Law to six months' imprisonment by Gubernatorial Decree.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan’s Press Council Suspends El Tayar

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan’s Press Council issued an order yesterday suspending publication of El Tayar daily newspaper for two days for publishing a column by journalist Shamayel El Nur in which she “criticised the judiciary and its provision”. T…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan's Press Council issued an order yesterday suspending publication of El Tayar daily newspaper for two days for publishing a column by journalist Shamayel El Nur in which she "criticised the judiciary and its provision". The suspension comes into effect today.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Updated – Nearly Ten People Killed in Car Bombing in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] Seven people were killed when a car bomb exploded near a bus stop in a district of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Thursday, police said. It was not yet clear who had carried out the bombing. The Islamist group al Shabaab has frequently carri…

[Shabelle] Seven people were killed when a car bomb exploded near a bus stop in a district of Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Thursday, police said. It was not yet clear who had carried out the bombing. The Islamist group al Shabaab has frequently carried out bombings in Mogadishu and other towns, seeking to destabilize the western-allied central government.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

I Won’t Be Pushed Out of Office, Says Mugabe, 93

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday remained adamant that he would remain in office despite worsening cash and fuel shortages that have hit the southern African country.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday remained adamant that he would remain in office despite worsening cash and fuel shortages that have hit the southern African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe