Category Archives: Technology

Protester’s Funeral Becomes New Flashpoint in Sudan Unrest

KHARTOUM Sudanese police shot live ammunition on Friday as mourners gathered outside the home of a 60-year-old protester who died from a gunshot wound sus…

ZIMBABWE: GOVT RESTORES INTERNET, MAINTAINS FREEZE ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER

HARARE, Zimbabwe’s government Wednesday restored the internet but kept social media sites blocked as tensions remained high in a country that has …

ZIMBABWE: GOVT RESTORES INTERNET, MAINTAINS FREEZE ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER

HARARE, Zimbabwe’s government Wednesday restored the internet but kept social media sites blocked as tensions remained high in a country that has …

Somalia: Early Warning Disease Surveillance and Response Bulletin – 2018 Epidemiological Week 1 (1st Jan – 7th Jan 2019)

Highlights

A total of 381 (83%) health facilities across Somalia submitted weekly report in week 1. A total of 9,411 alerts of which 54 were confirmed as tru…

DR CONGO UNDER MOUNTING FOREIGN PRESSURE FOR VOTE RECOUNT

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo faced growing pressure from African neighbours and beyond for a recount of its contested presidential election i…

Sudan’s al-Bashir Defiant in Face of Weeks of Unrest

CAIRO Sudan’s longtime ruler was defiant Monday in the face of more than three weeks of protests demanding his resignation, reiterating at a rally i…

DR CONGO: PRESIDENTIAL RUNNER-UP FAYULU ASKS COURT TO CANCEL RESULT

KINSHASA, Martin Fayulu, who came second in DR Congo’s presidential election, has appealed to the Constitutional Court to annul the provisional r…

In Sudan, What Happens After al-Bashir?

CAIRO As violent anti-government protests enter their fourth week, Sudan appears headed toward political paralysis, with drawn-out unrest across much …

SOUTH AFRICA: 2019 ELECTION CAMPAIGN TARGETS YOUTH

PRETORIA, Attracting young South Africans to register to vote in this year’s national and provincial elections is among the Independent Electora…

UN, AU IN FRESH BID TO RESTART CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC PEACE TALKS

BANGUI, Senior officials from the United Nations, the African Union (AU), the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) began a visit to Bangu…