2012-02-27 14:26:21Newspaper Shut Down, Issues of Three More Confiscated[HRInfo]
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounces the ongoing repressive crackdown of the Sudanese authorities on press freedom. Not only did the Sudanese government confiscate issues of al-Tayar newspaper last week, but ordered the suspension of the newspaper altogether on 22 February. Only one day earlier, on 21 February, it seized the entire print run of the newspapers of al-Midan, al-Youm al-Taly, and al-Ahdath.
Sunday, 08-02-15, 12:00Habre's Tactics Mimic Script of Former Rulers[The Conversation Africa] There is more to former Chadian President Hissène Habré's disruption of the opening of his trial in Dakar than meets the eye. He faces various charges including the politically motivated murders of at least 40,000 people.
Sunday, 08-02-15, 11:10PM At Bedside of Poet Sghaier Ouled Ahmed[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Prime Minister Habib Essid Saturday visited poet Mohamed Seghaier Ouled Ahmed at home to inquire after his health and wished him prompt recovery.
Sunday, 08-02-15, 10:00In South Africa Childhood Hunger and Obesity Live Side By Side[The Conversation Africa] There is a bizarre paradox at work in South Africa: children are either going hungry or are eating too much of the wrong foods. This means that over and under nutrition co-exist. Both phenomena are extremely harmful for children's physical and mental development and long term health.