[allAfrica] Al Jazeera has reported that Sudan’s military rulers arrested two brothers of deposed President Omar al-Bashir as hundreds of people marched in the capital, Khartoum, calling for a swift handover of power to civilian leadership. Abdullah and Abbas Hassan al-Bashir were taken into custody as part of a continuing campaign of arrests against “symbols and leaders of the previous regime”.
[Deutsche Welle] The council has failed to agree on a joint call for a ceasefire in Tripoli, where rival militias have been fighting for two weeks. Germany, the current council president, has called for a meeting to discuss the conflict.
[Monitor] Kampala -The State Minister for International Affairs, Mr Oryem Okello, yesterday said it was the choice of the Sudanese people to determine their destiny after President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown.
[Nation] The statistics showing that about one million Kenyans are in danger of starvation. This is shameful. Six years under devolution is enough time for Kenya to have achieved food security.
[Vanguard] The International Monetary Fund, (IMF) says it is concerned over escalating conflicts which have adversely affected the African region’s economy in the last two decades.
[This Day] Washington DC -The International Monetary Fund (IMF), yesterday in Washington DC, United States, declared that Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account (ECA) was not achieving the goals for which it was set up.
[East African] After delivering the 183MW Isimba hydroelectric dam, China International Water and Electric Corporation is being lined up for another multimillion dollar hydropower project.
AFTER MONTHS of heated campaigning, Israeli voters decided to change very little. With most of the votes counted the prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, has won a fifth term in office in an election on April 9th. His Likud party tied with Blue and White, a centre-left party led by Benny Gantz, a former army chief.
[Afrobarometer] Cape Town -A majority of South Africans say the government is doing a poor job of managing immigration, an issue that is back in the headlines after recent xenophobic attacks in Durban.
[News24Wire] Between 2006 and 2009, ANC secretary general Ace Magashule was a business partner of Rajesh “Tony” Gupta – and records in the Gupta leaks show around R100 000 was paid from Gupta-owned Sahara Systems to their company.