October 19, 2017
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October 19, 2017

Rising prices and runaway inflation have eroded the value of Sudan’s over the last two years have eroded the value of Sudan’s official minimum wage, according to a study released by the Sudanese Communist Party (SCP) Central Union Office.

Buseina El Kharasani of the SCP Central Union Office says the study shows that the official minimum wage of SDG465 ($70) covers only five percent of the basic needs of an average family, while the minimum"...


October 19, 2017

FOR a long time now, Zambia has suffered a brain drain in the health sector just as some citizens have been trekking outside the country to seek specialised treatment.

Both the brain drain and citizens going outside the country to seek specialised treatment have been a huge cost to the country.
That is why countries such as China, India and South Africa, with modern"...

October 19, 2017

The Department of Tourism is fighting back, following the robbery of Dutch tourist late last month, the department is teaming up with Gauteng Tourism Authority to create job opportunities for unemployed youths and address safety issues.

Today they launched the monitors’ programme that aims to enhance the visitor experience as well as improve the safety of tourists. CNBC Africa’s Lubabalo Mashiqana filed this report.



October 19, 2017

Safaricom, Kenya’s largest telecom company and provider of the nation’s mobile money service, M-Pesa, has launched a new innovation center in Nairobi.

Named Safaricom Alpha, a priority of the incubator is to identify spending patterns on mPesa and turn those insights into additional Safaricom products — according to Chief Innovation Officer, Kamal Bhattacharya.


October 19, 2017

Sudan’s Commission Of Refugees (COR) Wednesday said the lifting of U.S. sanctions would positively impact on the refugee situation saying it will allow international aid groups to enter the country.

The deputy refugee commissioner Adel Daffallah told the semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) that donor countries would meet their obligations towards the refugees after the lifting of the economic embargo.


October 19, 2017

South Sudanese authorities said they have officially reopened the main border crossing with neighbouring Kenya on Tuesday after it was shut down for two days after killing of several people in Turkana.

Seven people including students were reportedly shot dead early Saturday morning at Lokichogio Mixed Secondary School in Turkana County. Kenyan authorities said the attacker was a South Sudanese student at the school who was on suspension.


October 19, 2017

First Vice President of the Republic and National Prime Minister Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih has inaugurated the harvesting festival at Abu Na'ama Scheme for Food Security Abu Hujar Locality in Sennar State.
The First Vice President addressed the qualitative meeting of farmers and pastoralists, calling on the farmers to adopt modern technologies in all agricultural operations to increase production.
Salih praised the efforts of the Ministry of Agriculture and the private sector, which the state relies on to"...