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2012-02-27 14:26:21 Newspaper Shut Down, Issues of Three More Confiscated [HRInfo] Cairo - 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.

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Friday, 08-01-14, 13:57Health Ministry Strengthens Vigilance Against Ebola[Focus]The ministry of health has allayed any fears that the deadly Ebola virus which has struck western Africa could spread to Rwanda especially since Rwandair flies to Lagos, Nigeria one of the areas that has been struck by Ebola.
Friday, 08-01-14, 13:56Committee for Productivity and Competitiveness Launched[ANGOP]Luanda -The Committee for Productivity and Competitiveness of Angolan Economy (CPCE) was launched Thursday, in Luanda, during the first annual debate on the competitiveness in Angola, promoted by the Institute of Business Development (IFE).
Friday, 08-01-14, 13:54Members of County Assemblies Banned From Europe[The Star]EIGHT European and African countries have banned Kenya's members of county assemblies from visiting them.
Friday, 08-01-14, 13:52South Darfur to Redistribute Unused Land[Radio Dabanga]Nyala -Unused plots in South Darfur meant for investment projects will be redistributed since no development has taken place on them, the state government said.
Friday, 08-01-14, 13:36Kenyan Media - Self-Censorship or Common Sense?[IWPR]A decision by Kenya's main broadcasters not to air live coverage of a recent opposition rally has highlighted a dilemma facing the media. Some commentators warn that excessive caution about broadcasting inflammatory material could stifle much-needed debate.

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