Humanitarian - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper Civilian Persecuted by the Rwandan military Tue, 09 Oct 2012 17:43:28 +0200 Ojong Debra Nigeria qualify for 2013 African U-20 finals Tue, 09 Oct 2012 09:58:32 +0200 Ojong Debra Amnesty report cases of civilian abuse in south sudan Wed, 03 Oct 2012 18:14:49 +0200 Ojong Debra North Sudan: 354 Christian and Jewish Southern Sudanese Slaves Liberated Sun, 03 Apr 2011 16:21:32 +0200 14-year-old Ngor Angok Malith was thrilled to be liberated from slavery in Northern Sudan and reunited with his mother. For the past decade, the boy had been physically and psychologically abused by his Baggara Arab master, Ibrahim, in the village of Futa, Northern Sudan. Ethiopia: Four NGOs get government ban Mon, 14 Feb 2011 20:26:35 +0100 Ethiopian authorities have revoked the licenses of four Non-Governmental Organizations (two local and two foreign). The government of the Horn of Africa country claims that activities carried out by the affected NGOs conflict with the Charities and Societies (CSO) proclamation, a law that came into force in January, 2009. Desalegn Sisay Africans start winning the battle against malaria Wed, 19 Jan 2011 20:20:52 +0100 In Senegal, more than eight homes out of ten now have at least one insecticide-treated mosquito net. This is proof that efforts invested during the last five years in the battle against malaria are beginning to pay off. Destination Santé Several Christians hastily convert to Islam for clothes Mon, 17 Jan 2011 17:48:33 +0100 <p class="spip">A group of Christians has suddenly converted to Islam in order to receive free items donated by a Dubai-based company and the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent.</p> <p class="spip">This comes after Muslim landslide victims from Mount Elgon in eastern Uganda (locally called Baduda) who were relocated by the government to the western Ugandan district of Kiryandongo and received items donated by a Dubai-based company called Al Crownfolest and the Red Crescent society of United Arab Emirates.</p> Geof Magga One year later, Haiti still reeling from the pain Fri, 07 Jan 2011 14:52:08 +0100 The rubble has cleared off the streets but the problems remain. On January 12th, Haiti will be commemorating its first year anniversary since a devastating earthquake shook Port au Prince to its core and inflicted literal hell on its hapless inhabitants. Fabien Ortiz Zambia: Coup plotter set free on humanitarian grounds Fri, 31 Dec 2010 21:03:51 +0100 Zambia's most famous coup-plotter, who assembled 54 soldiers to forcible remove former leader Frederick Chiluba from power in 1997 has been set free by that country's Home Affairs department on humanitarian grounds. Anna Smith Uganda Will Not Abandon Somali Brothers and Sisters Mon, 27 Dec 2010 15:33:00 +0100 Uganda will not abandon its Somali brothers and sisters, even if terrorists who hit Uganda on July 11, 2010 and those threatening to hit her are based in Somalia. Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni said, "Not all Somali people are bad. It is only those involved in terrorism activities who are bad." Geof Magga Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines Partner With Non-Profits to Deliver Needed Medical Supplies Fri, 17 Dec 2010 23:54:56 +0100 Boeing (NYSE: BA) partnered with Ethiopian Airlines and Seattle Anesthesia Outreach (SAO) for this week's 777-200LR (longer range) delivery to Ethiopian Airlines to transport much needed anesthesia equipment to Black Lion Hospital - Ethiopia's largest hospital. Benin: Flood victims get swift international response Tue, 02 Nov 2010 22:43:33 +0100 The World Food Program (WFP) and aid groups CARE and Caritas have moved to distribute food to thousands of homeless affected by flooding in the West African country of Benin, where more than 680,000 people have been affected. Desmond North DRC refugees to leave Uganda Sat, 30 Oct 2010 05:49:32 +0200 "One can never be satisfied by living in exile... notwithstanding the warm hospitality one gets from a host country", said 45 year old Banga Bolingo, a Congolese refugee at Uganda's Nakivale refugee camp located 400 kilometres west of Kampala. Geof Magga Ethiopia suspends organization for illegal US employees Tue, 05 Oct 2010 04:19:31 +0200 Ethiopia has suspended Samaritan Purse, an international humanitarian organization for illegally recruiting several American citizens. Desalegn Sisay Darfur - south Sudan: Confusion over conflict resolution approach Thu, 02 Sep 2010 11:57:55 +0200 Debates over which approach to implement in resolving the unrest in Darfur and ensuring a peaceful referendum on southern Sudan independence continue to divide human rights groups and the U.S. government. Experts contend the “incentive approach” versus “the balanced approach.” Konye Obaji Ori