Ugandan troops in S/Sudan ‘to stay

Ugandan troops in S/Sudan ‘to stay

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Juba has said Uganda will not withdraw all its troops from South Sudan as stated in the recent peace agreement. In provisions of the new ...

S/Sudan rivals claim ceasefire violations

S/Sudan rivals claim ceasefire violations

The government and rebels in South Sudan have traded accusations of ceasefire violations barely few hours after both sides declared a permanent truce which was supposed to have come ...

Sudan: US envoy’s visit overshadows other press headlines

Sudan: US envoy’s visit overshadows other press headlines

The visit by US Special envoy to Sudan Donald Booth continued to overshadow other news covered by the local press on Monday.Nearly all of Sudan's newspapers focused on the ...

Cameroon: More than 7,500 displaced seeking relocation in Kousseri

Cameroon: More than 7,500 displaced seeking relocation in Kousseri

More than 7,500 displaced people due to attacks perpetrated by the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram in the far north region of Cameroon are still waiting for relocation in Kousseri ...

Jammeh’s meeting with Guinea Bissau delegation, FAO award dominate Gambian press

Jammeh’s meeting with Guinea Bissau delegation, FAO award dominate Gambian press

A visiting delegation from Guinea Bissau holding talks with the Gambian leader, the rapping up of three-day celebrations of on the FAO award to the government of the Gambia, among ...

NEC’s advice to political parties, senate accusations dominate Liberian press

NEC’s advice to political parties, senate accusations dominate Liberian press

Liberia's National Election Commission reminding political parties of their obligation to abide by constitutional requirements and the senate accusing President Ellen Johnson ...

Cameroonian authorities to close down Koranic schools in the far north

Cameroonian authorities to close down Koranic schools in the far north

– With more than 600 Koranic school identified in Cameroon's far northern region, according to the government, plans have been devised to close down some of them as the country's ...

Ugandan troops in S/Sudan ‘to stay

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Juba has said Uganda will not withdraw all its troops from South Sudan as stated in the recent peace agreement. In provisions of the new compromise deal, all foreign forces are required to leave the country within 45 days. Uganda maintains an 8000 strong contingent of troops in South Sudan to check the advance of Lord Resistance Fighters and help President Salva Kiir deal ...

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S/Sudan rivals claim ceasefire violations

The government and rebels in South Sudan have traded accusations of ceasefire violations barely few hours after both sides declared a permanent truce which was supposed to have come into effect at midnight on Saturday.The spokesperson of the government forces, Colonel Phillip Aguer, issued a statement seen by the African Press Agency on Monday, accusing forces loyal to Riek Machar of launching attacks on ...

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S/Sudan opposition, Uganda meet over troop pullout

The South Sudanese deputy opposition leader, General Alfred Ladu Gore, has met Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni over the future of peace in South Sudan, a statement from State House in Kampala confirmed on Monday.Ladu is in Uganda upon the invitation of President Museveni. He was representing rebel leader and now South Sudan's First Vice President under the new peace agreement, Dr Riek Machar. Ladu and his ...

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Sudan: US envoy’s visit overshadows other press headlines

The visit by US Special envoy to Sudan Donald Booth continued to overshadow other news covered by the local press on Monday.Nearly all of Sudan's newspapers focused on the announcement by Booth that he couldn't visit Darfur with some speculating over the reasons behind his botched visit to the troubled region of Darfur. The English language Sudan Tribune newspaper stated that at the end of a five-day visit ...

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Lesotho crowned U-17 2015 COSSASA Champions

Lesotho Under-17 (U-17) has been crowned as the Confederations of Schools Sports Association of Southern African (COSSASA) Ball Games held in Zimbabwe over the weekend and brought home the gold medal, APA can report.Lesotho team brought glory home after defeating Swaziland, the team Lesotho had never defeated before in these games. Lesotho team had a tough match against the host nation Zimbabwe since they ...

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Cameroon: More than 7,500 displaced seeking relocation in Kousseri

More than 7,500 displaced people due to attacks perpetrated by the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram in the far north region of Cameroon are still waiting for relocation in Kousseri city, APA learns here on Monday from corroborating sources. According to humanitarian organizations, in particular the Cameroonian Red Cross which was at the bedside of victims on Sunday, they are mainly Cameroonians “pushed out ...

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Jammeh’s meeting with Guinea Bissau delegation, FAO award dominate Gambian press

A visiting delegation from Guinea Bissau holding talks with the Gambian leader, the rapping up of three-day celebrations of on the FAO award to the government of the Gambia, among other stories dominated Gambian newspapers on Monday. The Point newspaper reported that a high powered parliamentary delegation from Guinea Bissau recently arrived in the country for talks with Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on ...

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NEC’s advice to political parties, senate accusations dominate Liberian press

Liberia's National Election Commission reminding political parties of their obligation to abide by constitutional requirements and the senate accusing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of violating the constitution, dominated the headlines in the Monday edition of Liberian newspapers. As preparations begin for the conduct of the 2017 presidential and general elections, the NEC has reminded registered political ...

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Cameroonian authorities to close down Koranic schools in the far north

– With more than 600 Koranic school identified in Cameroon's far northern region, according to the government, plans have been devised to close down some of them as the country's border with Nigeria faces multiple attacks by the Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram. According to security sources, the authorities plan to close down some of these schools, in particular those which are reported to be taking the ...

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Demands for ex-President Banda to testify in court dominate Malawi press

The Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) and the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Kondwani Nankhumwa want former President Joyce Banda to testify in court in a case in which she sued the two for defamation, Malawi's public debt amounting to MK515 billion (US$1.3 billion) undergoing scrutiny to find options to manage it and reschedule payments, are the stories focused in the Malawi media on ...

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