Sudan’s VP survives plane crash

Sudan’s VP survives plane crash

The plane carrying Sudanese vice president Hassabo Abdul Rahman has crashed at Khartoum airport on Saturday, government official sources confirmed.The manager of the Khartoum ...

Egypt: 13 Brotherhood leaders sentenced to life

Egypt: 13 Brotherhood leaders sentenced to life

Egyptian Court has sentenced 13 Muslim Brotherhood leaders to life in prison, as well as the execution of four lower-profile members, on Saturday, for inciting violence during ...

South Sudan to be linked by internet cable with Kenya

South Sudan to be linked by internet cable with Kenya

South Sudan will be linked by internet cable with Kenya, The Ministry of Telecommunication and Postal Services in south Sudan announced on Saturday.The ministry officials confirmed ...

Cameroon: Over 20,000 people protest Boko Haram

Cameroon: Over 20,000 people protest Boko Haram

Over 20 000 people have marched in Cameroon's capital on Saturday to protest against Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency, according to the organizers.The march in Yaounde-which was ...

South South’s Kiir to join peace talks in Addis

South South’s Kiir to join peace talks in Addis

South Sudan's president, Salva Kiir will travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to join the peac talks taking place between the South Sudan's warring parties, senior official ...

Mozambique police nabs 13 over cholera disinformation

Mozambique police nabs 13 over cholera disinformation

The Mozambican police in the northern province of Nampula have arrested 13 people in connection with the murder of a health worker accused of spreading cholera, APA learns here on ...

Nigeria: Electoral body test runs card readers for general elections

Nigeria: Electoral body test runs card readers for general elections

Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed that stress test be conducted on its card reader device in mock election scenario ahead of the forthcoming ...

Sudan’s VP survives plane crash

The plane carrying Sudanese vice president Hassabo Abdul Rahman has crashed at Khartoum airport on Saturday, government official sources confirmed.The manager of the Khartoum airport Salah Salim has told reporters that the Vice president has survived. He said that the incident-which takes place after the commercial plane, which belongs to the Green Flag Aviation Company-has landed at Khartoum airport with no ...

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Egypt: 13 Brotherhood leaders sentenced to life

Egyptian Court has sentenced 13 Muslim Brotherhood leaders to life in prison, as well as the execution of four lower-profile members, on Saturday, for inciting violence during clashes outside the group's headquarters in July 2013.The senior figures included in the life sentences are the group's Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie, his deputy Khairat al-Shater, former parliament speaker Mohamed Saad al-Katatny, ...

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South Sudan to be linked by internet cable with Kenya

South Sudan will be linked by internet cable with Kenya, The Ministry of Telecommunication and Postal Services in south Sudan announced on Saturday.The ministry officials confirmed that the project to connect South Sudan to Kenya via a high speed internet cable is underway. The project manager of the scheme, Thomas Gatkuoth told local radio that the deal was signed to connect the two countries via an optical ...

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Cameroon: Over 20,000 people protest Boko Haram

Over 20 000 people have marched in Cameroon's capital on Saturday to protest against Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency, according to the organizers.The march in Yaounde-which was attended by several politicians, government officials, diplomats, and the President of the national Assembly, Cavaye Yeguie Djibril-was aimed at informing the public, especially in the southern regions, about the threat posed by the ...

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South South’s Kiir to join peace talks in Addis

South Sudan's president, Salva Kiir will travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to join the peac talks taking place between the South Sudan's warring parties, senior official confirmed.South Sudan minister of foreign affairs Barnaba Marial Benjamin told reporters in the capital, Juba that the president is just on standby and will travel to Addis Ababa once called. The South Sudanese rebel leader on Thursday called ...

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Mozambique police nabs 13 over cholera disinformation

The Mozambican police in the northern province of Nampula have arrested 13 people in connection with the murder of a health worker accused of spreading cholera, APA learns here on Saturday.State-controlled radio Mozambique quotes the head of the Lalaua district health services, Fernando Manuel, as saying the murder occurred on 9 February after a rumour spread that the victim named only as Paulino, was in ...

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Nigeria: Electoral body test runs card readers for general elections

Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed that stress test be conducted on its card reader device in mock election scenario ahead of the forthcoming general elections.This is contained in a statement on `answers to frequently asked questions on the card readers,' signed by Mr Kayode Idowu, the Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman and issued to newsmen in Abuja on Saturday. ...

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Nigeria: Rights commission, CSO warn against politicizing security forces

The Nigeria's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the Civil Society Situation Room, a civil society organisation, have warned political parties against dragging security forces into partisan politics.This warning is contained in a statement jointly signed by Mr Chidi Odinkalu, Chairman, NHRC and Mr Clement Nwankwo, Chairman, Civil Society Situation Room in Abuja, on Saturday. The statement said that ...

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Mozambique opposition chief renews threat to overthrow gov’t

The leader of Mozambique's main opposition Renamo party, Afonso Dhlakama on Saturday renewed his threats to overthrow the government, if the country's parliament rejects bill establishing “autonomous regions.” “We shall govern in Sofala, Manica, Tete, Zambezia and Nampula provinces and we intend to demonstrate fair and transparent governance where nobody will be humiliated or suffer injusticeâ€�, Dhlakama ...

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S/Leone reinstates emergency measures amid new Ebola cases

Sierra Leone government has reinstated measures imposed as part of the State of Emergency introduced to contain the spread of the Ebola epidemic, Just weeks after relaxing measures them.A statement issued by the Office of the President late Friday evening said due to recent increase in new Ebola cases, the President deemed it wise to re-impose limited number of passengers per vehicles. Heavy transport ...

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