All posts by: Goytiom Kidane

22 April 16

US Criticises Machar’s No-Show in Juba

The US has criticised South Sudanese Vice President Riek Machar’s failure to arrive in Juba on Monday.

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20 April 16

UN: ‘Shocking’ Rise in Burundi Torture Cases

The United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein has voiced concern over the “shocking” rise of torture cases in Burundi this year.

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15 April 16

Sudan: NISS Seizes Al-Taghyeer Newspaper From Print

Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) has seized print editions of daily newspaper Al-Taghyeer.

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12 April 16

Somalia: Explosion Kills 5, Injures 7 in Mogadishu

A car bomb explosion outside a busy Mogadishu restaurant killed five people and injured a further seven on Monday.

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06 April 16

Somalia: 7 Killed in Mogadishu Shootings

At least 7 people were killed in shootings over the weekend in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

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06 April 16

Sudan President Vows to Cut Hands Off Darfuri Carjackers

Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir has threatened to cut the hands off carjackers in Darfur, in accordance with Shari’a law.

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02 April 16

EU to Cut Burundi Peacekeeping Funds

The EU plans to cut funding for Burundi’s peacekeeping contingent currently operating in Somalia.

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27 March 16

South Sudan: Rebel Police Generals Arrive in Juba for Transitional Government Formation

South Sudan’s fractured peace deal progressed a step on Thursday after the arrival of 22 SPLA-IO police generals in Juba for the creation of a transitional government.

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26 March 16

Zanzibar President Sworn in After Controversial Election, Warns Against Violence

Zanzibar President Dr Ali Mohamed Shein has been sworn in for his second term as leader of the semi-autonomous archipelago, following a controversial election rerun.

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24 March 16

Rwanda, Burundi Hit Back at US ‘Power Grab’ Claims

Rwanda and Burundi have hit back at recent comments made by US Ambassador Samantha Power about the political climate in various African nations.

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