Sudan: 33 Parties Call for Amendment of Sudan Constitution

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -Parties in the Sudanese Parliament have presented 294 signatures to the Speaker of Parliament, Ibrahim Omar to amend article 57 of the country’s Constitution of 2005 regarding the duration of the presidential term, to be open without specifying more than one term, as well as the amendment of Article 178 of the Constitution on the nomination of Governors. The ammendment will allow current President Omar Al Bashir to stand for another term.

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Why Israel still moves on Ottoman-era railway tracks

ISRAELI politicians and entrepreneurs like to present their country as a global centre of transport technology. That was underlined last year by Intel’s purchase for $15bn of Mobileye, which develops software for self-driving cars. But driving from Tel Aviv to Mobileye’s headquarters in Jerusalem, only 55km (34 miles) as the drone flies, can be an hour-long crawl along a jammed motorway.

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Zimbabwe:Opposition Politician Gomba Elected Harare Mayor

[The Herald] Seasoned Glen Norah (Ward 27) councillor Herbert Gomba (MDC-Alliance) was yesterday elected Harare mayor, becoming the first mayor from western suburbs to take over the coveted post, while Councillor Enock Mupamawonde retained his position as deputy mayor.

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