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Sudan’s Bashir appears before prosecutor

Sudan’s deposed President Omar Al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time on Sunday, when he was taken to the prosecutor’s office in charge of corruption cases in Khartoum. He was taken to the prosecutor’s office to have the charges against him officially presented to him, according to reports; a process which lasted shortly. “The principles of the prosecutor’s office were presented to the accused, former President Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir, and a charge was laid under Articles 5 and 9 concerning the possession of foreign currency, as well…

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Wrestling kicks back in Sudan, despite growing tensions

Wrestling lovers in Sudan can now heave a sigh of relieve as the sports kicks back, despite growing tensions. Ongoing negotiations between the ruling military council and the demonstrators has heightened confidence and hope for peace in the people. “When the crisis began with the demonstrations, people tried to avoid the sport for fear of the conflicts that might occur. But these days the government has formed the military council and now people are happy to return to the sport “, a wrestler, Altaib Deifallah said. A sport with a…

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Africa defies slowdown in global investment

In contrast to the global downward trend of foreign direct investment (FDI), Africa has seen a sharp increase by 11% for the year 2018. From 2017 to 2018, global FDI fell from $1.5 trillion to $1.3 trillion, according to an analysis by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). This has positioned Africa as a strategic investment hub. “The rise in demand and prices of some commodities, as well as the growth of non-natural resource investments in other African economies propelled the increase,” the UNCTAD study points out.…

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Sudan protest hub: ‘Hanging’ for perpetrators of crackdown – RSF

The commander of Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces, General Mohammed Hamdan Daglo, promised on Sunday; death by hanging for those who dispersed the sit-in of demonstrators that killed dozens. Despite the Generals clamp down talks on the perpetrators, he is widely seen by the protesters to be responsible for the bloody crackdown. Preliminary findings indicated that the “officers and soldiers entered the site of the sit-in without the order of their superiors”. “We are working hard to send those who did this to the gallows, anyone who has made a mistake…

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Wheels24.co.za | #Fathersday2019 – The cars your petrolhead dad always wanted in SA

If your dad is a petrolhead, the models featured below were the fantasy cars he nearly bought, but didn’t in South Africa.  READ: ‘Cars I’d love to buy my petrolhead dad’  We’ve compiled a list of the most iconic local cars your dad pined for, but could not have, before you happened. 1950s – The Protea                                                                     …

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Video: Benin’s ex-president warns post-election unrest could plunge country into conflict

Lawyers for former President Thomas Boni Yayi have warned that unrest in Benin could plunge the country into a deeper crisis Yayi remains under house arrest since voicing support for a boycott of the controversial parliamentary elections in April. Activists have denounced President Patrice Talon’s authoritarian shift in a country that has long been considered a model of democracy in West Africa.  Watch our report Please follow and like us:

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Four Cameroon police killed by suspected separatist bomb -govt

(Reuters) – Cameroon’s government said on Sunday that separatists in its restive English-speaking region had detonated an improvised explosive device that killed four police and wounded six. “The government condemns in the strongest terms this criminal act, perpetrated by armed bandits and terrorists with no faith or law,” the statement said. It also said the attack occurred along a road near the district of Eyumojock in the south west of the country late on Saturday. There was no immediate reaction or claim of responsibility from any separatist group. What began…

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Video: Sudan is stable- Hemedti

Sudan’s deputy head of the ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC), in an apparent justification for the deadly crackdown crackdown on protestors, said on Saturday that the country was safe and steadily moving towards stability. Mohammad Hamdan Daglo, also known as Hemedti was addressing a rally in a village north of Khartoum. His Rapid Support Forces are accused of violently dispersing a protest camp in Khartoum at the beginning of June. Watch our report Please follow and like us:

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