2012-03-15 10:25:13African Democracies 'Represent the Future,' Says U.S. Policymaker[allAfrica.com]
Washington, DC -
Promoting democracy in Africa has been a policy focus for successive U.S. administrations in the post-Cold War era. Since President Barack Obama took office in 2009, the American government has provided some form of backing for many of the two dozen presidential elections and several dozen national and local legislative polls that have been held across the continent.
Sunday, 12-08-13, 5:23Rape Victims Face Several Challenges[Radio Dabanga]Ottawa -Women who report being raped in Sudan are threatened and often accused of adultery. Victims of sexual violence are denied access to medical treatment, while they face many legal disadvantages.
Sunday, 12-08-13, 5:09UN Secretary General Hails Nelson Mandela[Daily News]Paris -THE summit on peace and security in Africa commenced on Saturday afternoon with several leaders underscoring the importance of the two issues for sustainable development.
Sunday, 12-08-13, 5:04Deputy Opposition MP Killed, Shabelle Radio Staff Members Remain in Detention[Shabelle]An opposition MP who was killed by the explosion of a bomb placed under his car And ' the ultimate act of violence took place in Mogadishu, Somalia, where a growing concern for freedom of speech is denied and the press oppressed. The chronicle of these days speaks of the arrest of a journalist raped and the closure of Radio Shabelle , which had raised the complaint of the woman. In addition, the editor and the director of the Independent Shabelle media were arrested. Eugenio Bananata interviewed Shukri Sai