Daily Archives: December 24, 2018

Sudan’s Bashir Makes First Comments on Ongoing Protests

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has made his first public comments about ongoing anti-government protests, urging citizens to reject what he called “attempts to plant frustration.”

More demonstrations took place Monday in Jazeera state, south of …

Zimbabwe’s Comedians Ridicule Country’s Depressed Christmas

HARARE Zimbabwe heads into Christmas with a struggling economy and shortages of basic goods � enough to dampen anyone’s holiday spirit. But in the capital, comedians are still managing to laugh it off.

Sam Farai …

MOROCCO: VIGILS IN HONOUR OF SCANDINAVIAN WOMEN KILLED IN ATLAS MOUNTAINS

RABAT, Vigils were held in Rabat to mark the deaths of two women from Norway and Denmark who were killed in the Atlas Mountains earlier last week.

Tens of participants from different political parties and …

SOMALIA: DEATH TOLL FROM DOUBLE CAR-BOMB ATTACK RISES TO 20

MOGADISHU, The death toll from a double car-bomb attack near the presidential palace in Somalia rose to 20 on Sunday, police said.

Police on Saturday had said seven people were killed following the two blasts …

SUDAN PROTESTS: POLICE FIRE TEAR GAS AS VIOLENCE SPREADS

KHARTOUM, Police in Sudan have fired tear gas at protesters as part of violent anti-government protests that have spread across the country.

Hundreds of demonstrators blocked a road near a football stadium in the capital, …