Diaspora Matters

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The removal of roadblocks in parts of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, has started according to multiple reports. The many roadblocks that had crippled movement across Khartoum led to the suspension of civilian-led transition talks between the military junta and protest leaders. The military said it had suspended the talks for 72 hours effective Thursday morning. […]

MTN Nigeria, owned by South Africa’s MTN Group, on Thursday listed in Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in a N2 trillion ($6.54 billion) flotation. The listing turns the telecoms company into the exchange’s second-largest stock by market value. MTN Nigeria’s shares climbed 10 percent from their listing price of 90 naira after the float went live. The telecoms space accounts […]

David Maraga, Kenya’s Chief Justice, wants current laws on consensual teenage sex to be changed to accomodate the realities of adolescence and growing up. “There is an obvious injustice of filling up the jails with teenage offenders who get intimate with fellow teenagers as they experiment in their adolescence,” he said at a seminar in […]

The federal government of Nigeria donated tons of medical supplies and half a million dollars to Mozambique and Malawi, following two cyclones that hit the southern Africa region in a space of a month. The Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama was in Malawi earlier this week to make the presentation before continuing to Mozambique. In […]

May 16: British ambassador urges resumption of talks Irfan Siddiq, the British ambassador in Sudan has asked the military junta to quickly resume talks with protest leaders. He said the parties risked losing progress made in the transition talks with the situation. He tweeted details of a meeting with the Abdul Fattah Burhan-led Transitional Military […]

Sudanese opposition leaders behind the protests that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month on Thursday criticized the ruling military council for suspending negotiations with their representatives over a peaceful transfer of power to civilian rule. The suspension dashed hopes of a speedy final deal between the military and the protesters that could resolve […]

With bucket and spade in hand, Sabiha Ayari from Sejnane in northern Tunisia is among the women keeping alive an ancient tradition of creating pottery with all-natural materials. Using skills handed down from generation to generation, she extracts red and white clay from local wadis to craft terracota artefacts, such as dolls and animal figurines […]

Once, twice, thrice she failed but for the failure seemed to have been only her booster. She has now made history after conquering the highest mountain above sea level, the famous Mount Everest. This is the story of South African Saray Khumalo who is officially the first black African woman to make it to the […]

Days after the military and protest leaders agreed on a deal to lead Sudan out of a post-Bashir political flux, there is a new headache in the form of mounted roadblocks. The Transitional Military Council, TMC, is calling for all roadblocks particularly in a designated area in the capital to be removed. The measure had been […]

Compensation payments have been made to white farmers in Zimbabwe who lost their farms in a controversial land reform policy under the erstwhile Robert Mugabe – led government. Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube is quoted by the state-owned Herald newspaper as saying 93 farmers had so far benefited to the tune of $64 million over the […]


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