Sudanese media focuses on country’s participation in Saudi military maneuvers

Sudanese media focuses on country’s participation in Saudi military maneuvers

The Sudanese newspapers have on Saturday focused on the Sudanese army participation in the Arab and Muslims' countries military maneuvers in Saudi Arabia. The papers have quoted the ...

Nigeria: Press awash with Buhari’s vacation, trial of senate president, airline takeover

Nigeria: Press awash with Buhari’s vacation, trial of senate president, airline takeover

The five days vacation taken by President Muhammadu Buhari, Supreme Court's nod for the trial of senate president and the state takeover of Aero Contractor airline led many Nigerian ...

Malawi introduces new referral system for HIV youths

Malawi introduces new referral system for HIV youths

Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) has introduced a new referral system for HIV positive youth dubbed Narrowing the gap-addressing sexual health and rights needs in the ...

S/Africa must criminalise racism – Veteran

S/Africa must criminalise racism – Veteran

One of South Africa's last surviving Rivonia treason trialists, Andrew Mlangeni, has added his voice to those who are calling for the criminalisation of racism in the country ...

Floods, storms kill 45 people in Mozambique

Floods, storms kill 45 people in Mozambique

The director of Mozambique's National Operational Emergency Centre (CENOE), Mauricio Xerinda says 45 people have died in the storms and floods which have hit parts of the country's ...

B/Faso’s leader expresses desire to reform army

B/Faso’s leader expresses desire to reform army

Burkina Faso's President, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has expressed his desire to reform the country's national army, calling for end to divergences within the military.Speaking with ...

At least 40 S/Sudanese die of AIDS near border with Congo-Official

At least 40 S/Sudanese die of AIDS near border with Congo-Official

At least forty people have died of AIDS-related illnesses in South Sudan troubled state of Western equatorial state which borders the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), local ...

Guinea: Journalist killed in opposition clashes

A journalist working for the online media outlet Guinee7.com and an Independent newspaper was shot and killed in Guinea on Friday during clashes between rival factions of the West African nation's main opposition party, reports said on Saturday.The 30-year-old Mohammed Diallo was shot in the chest when scuffles broke out on Friday at the headquarters of the Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG) between ...

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Mauritania: Interior minister on recent drug seizure

The Mauritanian Interior minister Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah has reacted to the recent spectacular drug seizure in the country.Addressing a press conference on Friday in Nouakchott, Ould-Abdallah said that the intelligence services received a tip of the entry of a large quantity of drugs via sub-regional water and immediately launched investigations in a bid to catch the smugglers red-handed. He confirmed the ...

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Mozambique albinos afraid of visiting markets

The spokesperson for albinos in Mozambique's western province of Tete, Cesaria Chazia said people with albinism in his region are afraid to visit markets for fear that they might be kidnapped, APA observes here on Saturday.According to state news agency (AIM), Chazia said sometimes when albinos go shopping in local markets, they are the victims of jeering threats from bother vendors and clients. She said ...

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Sudanese media focuses on country’s participation in Saudi military maneuvers

The Sudanese newspapers have on Saturday focused on the Sudanese army participation in the Arab and Muslims' countries military maneuvers in Saudi Arabia. The papers have quoted the army spokesman as explaining the goals of the ''North thunder'' operations. Sudan Tribune (English) newspaper stated that the Sudanese army on Friday announced its participation in joint military maneuvers to be held in Saudi ...

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Nigeria: Press awash with Buhari’s vacation, trial of senate president, airline takeover

The five days vacation taken by President Muhammadu Buhari, Supreme Court's nod for the trial of senate president and the state takeover of Aero Contractor airline led many Nigerian newspapers on Saturday.National Mirror explained that eight months after he took over power from former President Goodluck Jonathan on May 29, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday proceeded on vacation. It said Vice ...

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Malawi introduces new referral system for HIV youths

Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) has introduced a new referral system for HIV positive youth dubbed Narrowing the gap-addressing sexual health and rights needs in the country.FPAM Regional Manager Tamara Mhango said Saturday in the capital Lilongwe that the initiative is targeting young people aged between 10 and 19 in the districts of Lilongwe, Mzimba, Dedza, Ntcheu and Balaka. "As an ...

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S/Africa must criminalise racism – Veteran

One of South Africa's last surviving Rivonia treason trialists, Andrew Mlangeni, has added his voice to those who are calling for the criminalisation of racism in the country following a recent spate of this behaviour on social media.“I'm saddened by these racist rants on social media in our country. I think it is time we consider racism as a crime so that we can punish racists. I support those who are ...

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Seasonal influenza, other related diseases occur in Ethiopia

Seasonal influenza (flu) and other related diseases have occurred in Ethiopia as a result of the current cold weather, the Country's Ministry of Health said on Saturday.According to information obtained from various hospitals and influenza surveillance centers established eight years ago, the number of influenza cases has been increasing, the Ministry said. The disease which occurred now is categorized under ...

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Floods, storms kill 45 people in Mozambique

The director of Mozambique's National Operational Emergency Centre (CENOE), Mauricio Xerinda says 45 people have died in the storms and floods which have hit parts of the country's northern regions since the start of the current rainy season in October, APA learns here on Saturday.Addressing a media briefing late on Friday, the official said that the deaths were caused by high winds, lightning strikes, and ...

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B/Faso’s leader expresses desire to reform army

Burkina Faso's President, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has expressed his desire to reform the country's national army, calling for end to divergences within the military.Speaking with senior executives of the National Armed Forces (FAN) in Ouagadougou on Thursday, President Kaboré, who holds the Defense Ministry portfolio, asked the armed forces to focus only on peace and strengthening Burkina's security. ...

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