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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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Monday, 09-22-14, 14:00Dondo Fair Seen As True Showcase of Tourism and Culture[ANGOP]Dondo -Cuanza Norte deputy governor for political and social affairs, José Alberto Quipungo, considered on Saturday in Cambambe municipality the 5th edition of the Dondo Fair a true showcase of tourism and culture that year after year, it makes feel proud the local people.
Monday, 09-22-14, 13:56Euclides DA Lomba Happy With His Participation in Festisumbe[ANGOP]Sumbe -The Angolan singer Euclides da Lomba expressed on Saturday in Sumbe satisfaction at his participation once again in the edition of the International Music Festival (FestiSumbe2014), highlighting its importance in the promotion of the national music.
Monday, 09-22-14, 13:43ICTJ Program Report - Truth and Memory[ICTJ]New York -In the wake of armed conflict or repression, societies and individuals are entitled to know the truth about mass human rights violations. International law clearly recognizes the right of victims and survivors to know about the circumstances of serious violations of their human rights and about who was responsible.
Monday, 09-22-14, 13:31AU Welcomes the Positive Steps Taken Towards National Dialogue[African Union]Addis Ababa, 18 September 2014: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosozana Dlamini Zuma, welcomes the positive steps recently taken by the Government of Sudan towards creating conducive conditions for the holding of the National Dialogue announced by President Omar Hassan Al Bashir in January 2014.
Monday, 09-22-14, 13:27World Bank Private Lender Gives Airtel Uganda U.S.$3 Million[EA Business]Kampala, Uganda -The World Bank through private lender, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) has tied up a $3.9 million advisory services agreement with telecom services provider Airtel Uganda writes BAZ WAISWA.

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