People in North Kordofan Capital Protest Transport Tariff Hikes

[Radio Dabanga] El Obeid / Kadugli -Residents of El Obeid, capital of North Kordofan, complain about a new increase in the transportation fares. The capital of South Kordofan ran out of fuel again. A listener told Radio Dabanga that the fares for the v…

[Radio Dabanga] El Obeid / Kadugli -Residents of El Obeid, capital of North Kordofan, complain about a new increase in the transportation fares. The capital of South Kordofan ran out of fuel again. A listener told Radio Dabanga that the fares for the various bus and minibus lines in the city rose again a week ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Attack On Sudanese Gold Miners Leaves Seven Dead

[Radio Dabanga] Um Keddada -Seven miners were killed and 15 others were wounded in a shooting about a new gold mine in a disputed area between the states of North Darfur, North and West Kordofan on Saturday.

[Radio Dabanga] Um Keddada -Seven miners were killed and 15 others were wounded in a shooting about a new gold mine in a disputed area between the states of North Darfur, North and West Kordofan on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan to Boost Border Trade With Chad

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -The procedures at the border crossings in West Darfur must be improved in order to boost the trade with Chad, says the Sudanese Minister of Commerce.

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -The procedures at the border crossings in West Darfur must be improved in order to boost the trade with Chad, says the Sudanese Minister of Commerce.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Refugees Not Yet Free to Move About in the Region

[Shabelle] Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Djibouti, and Yemen — home to about 900,000 Somali refugees — are still struggling to ease movement of refugees, integrate them into national development programmes and give them access to services and jobs.

[Shabelle] Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Djibouti, and Yemen -- home to about 900,000 Somali refugees -- are still struggling to ease movement of refugees, integrate them into national development programmes and give them access to services and jobs.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

UN Slams Al Shabaab Car Bomb Attack in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia [UNSOM] has vehemently condemned Sunday’s car bomb attack in Mogadishu, the capital city of the Horn of Africa country. UNSOM said in a Twitter post that the terrorist attack at a security che…

[Shabelle] The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia [UNSOM] has vehemently condemned Sunday's car bomb attack in Mogadishu, the capital city of the Horn of Africa country. UNSOM said in a Twitter post that the terrorist attack at a security checkpoint near the parliament building will never diminish resilience of Somali people.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Tanzania Spends U.S.$ 72 Million On Improving 170 Health Centres

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania has spent a total of Sh161.9 billion (about $72 million) during the past few months on improving some 170 health centres, President John Magufuli has said.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania has spent a total of Sh161.9 billion (about $72 million) during the past few months on improving some 170 health centres, President John Magufuli has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Musician Jennifer Ferguson Proceeds With Criminal Charge Against Danny Jordaan

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -On the 21 March 2018 , I decided to proceed with a criminal charge against Danny Jordaan for rape. The disclosure of this rape was initially widely reported on 18 October 2017 My initial intent had been to settle this matter o…

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -On the 21 March 2018 , I decided to proceed with a criminal charge against Danny Jordaan for rape. The disclosure of this rape was initially widely reported on 18 October 2017 My initial intent had been to settle this matter outside of the process of legal prosecution.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Statement of the African National Congress Following the Meeting of the National Executive Committee From the 23rd to the 25th March 2018

[ANC] The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African National Congress (ANC) held a scheduled meeting from the 23rd to the 25th March 2018 at the Protea Fire and Ice Hotel, in Cape Town, Western Cape. The NEC received the political overview deli…

[ANC] The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African National Congress (ANC) held a scheduled meeting from the 23rd to the 25th March 2018 at the Protea Fire and Ice Hotel, in Cape Town, Western Cape. The NEC received the political overview delivered by the President, Comrade Cyril Ramaphosa, and a report of the National Working Committee (NWC) since the last NEC meeting. The meeting further received presentations on Land Reform and Expropriation and the ANC's state of readiness for the General Elections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Government Responds to Moody’s Rating Action

[Govt of SA] Government notes and welcomes Moody’s decision to affirm South Africa’s long term foreign and local currency debt ratings at ‘Baa3’ and to also revise the outlook to stable from negative. The action follows Moody’s decision to place the so…

[Govt of SA] Government notes and welcomes Moody's decision to affirm South Africa's long term foreign and local currency debt ratings at 'Baa3' and to also revise the outlook to stable from negative. The action follows Moody's decision to place the sovereign's credit rating under a 90-day review for possible downgrade commencing on 24 November 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa