archives : February 2010

     

Sudan - International
The African Union - United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) welcomes the signing this evening of the Darfur Framework Agreement for the Resolution of the Conflict in Darfur, between the Government of the Sudan and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) in the Qatari capital of Doha. - Wednesday 24 February 2010


Rwanda
Three journalists were sentenced to prison on Monday in Rwanda over a story reporting on an extramarital affair between the mayor of the capital, Kigali, and a government minister, according to local journalists and news reports. - Wednesday 24 February 2010


Uganda - United States
The Rev. Rizi Nasele Timane’ and the Gospel Truth Music Ministry are voicing their support for Uganda’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and their distress at the new perils that the community faces under the country’s proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill. - Wednesday 24 February 2010


Panafrica - United States
Ida B. Wells-Barnett was a fearless anti-lynching crusader, suffragist, women’s rights advocate, journalist, and speaker of international stature. She stands as one of our nation’s most uncompromising leaders and most ardent defenders of democracy. She was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi, in 1862 and died in Chicago, Illinois, in 1931 at the age of 69. - Wednesday 24 February 2010


Kenya - Uganda - Sudan
Southern Sudanese and Ugandan traders have welcomed the signing of an agreement that establishes a joint trade committee responsible for addressing trade problems between the two countries. - Wednesday 24 February 2010


Botswana
Former Botswana leader, Sir Ketumile Masire is on course of being embarrassed by a financial institution in his home land. A country he ruled for 18 straight years. - Wednesday 24 February 2010


South africa - International
Traditional medicines and witch doctors could be allowed in South Africa for the 2010 Word Cup of football, according to FIFA’s third International Football Medicine Conference currently held in Sun City. But does voodoo really work? - Wednesday 24 February 2010


Sudan - Chad - International
The government of Chad has succeeded in brokering a peace treaty between Darfur’s main rebel groups, the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), and the Khartoum government of northern Sudan. - Wednesday 24 February 2010


Ghana
Finally! We have something to applaud the Ministry of Energy for! Those who have been following our releases should by now be familiar with our incessant ranting about “transparency”. - Tuesday 23 February 2010


Ghana - United States - International
Accra – IMANI is proud to announce the release of the 2010 International Property Rights Index (IRPI), which measures the intellectual and physical property rights of 125 nations from around the world. This year, sixty-two international organizations, including IMANI partnered with the Property Rights Alliance in Washington, DC and its Hernando de Soto Fellowship program to produce the fourth annual IPRI. - Tuesday 23 February 2010

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