The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.
18 Jul 2014 09:05
Famous Brands on Wednesday, 9 April 2014, said it had established a strong platform for growth in the Middle East and North Africa regions with the signing of a master license agreement for Saudi Arabia‚ Lebanon‚ Morocco‚ Iran and Egypt.
By Zeenat Moorad 11 Apr 2014 11:32
Mobile telecommunications company, MTN on Friday launched a customer service center at the South Sudan-Uganda border post in order to enhance business and improve communication activities in the region.
6 Mar 2014 09:04
South Sudan SCOOP will join Yahsat's current and existing service provider in South Sudan, RCS, to further enhance Yahsat's presence and outreach in South Sudan.
20 Aug 2013 13:20
State security agents in Sudan on Wednesday ordered a daily newspaper to stop publishing, its owner-editor said, bringing the number of papers banned in the country to four.
18 Jul 2013 10:15
Agents of the Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) confiscated the print run of Al Mashhad newspaper last Wednesday morning, and similarly seized of the daily newspapers of Al Gharar and Akhir Lahza on Thursday, without providing reasons.
8 Jul 2013 11:31
Jonglei state FM, covering the eleven counties of South Sudan's largest and most easterly state, is soon to begin broadcasting news and current affairs programmes in both English and Arabic, according to Jonglei's ministry of information and communication.
16 Apr 2013 13:33
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
22 Feb 2013 10:33
South Sudan slipped 12 places in the annual press freedom index published by Reporters Without Borders (RWB) on Wednesday, 30 January 2013, leaving it at 124th out of the 180 countries ranked.
1 Feb 2013 10:44
For the second year in a row, Sudan occupies one of the worst positions in the press freedom index 2013 published on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 by Reporters Without Borders. Out of the 179 countries included in the list, Sudan occupies number 170.
31 Jan 2013 11:56
KHARTOUM: A prominent Sudanese author on Thursday, 11 October 2012, accused state security agents of seizing his books from an international book fair in Khartoum.
12 Oct 2012 09:07
South African Tourism (SAT) plans to open a regional office in Nairobi during the 2013-2014 financial year, South African Tourism director for Domestic, Africa and Middle East, Phumi Ndlomo has disclosed.
11 Sep 2012 11:24
KHARTOUM, SUDAN: Sudanese security authorities on Sunday [2 September 2012] confiscated editions of three daily newspapers after being printed and without giving their editors any reasons.
4 Sep 2012 12:42
KHARTOUM, SUDAN: A Sudanese official has expressed dissatisfaction with the existence of virtual newspapers and media outlets operating without regulation from the state, warning that they represent "a challenge to journalism".
16 Aug 2012 13:15
KHARTOUM, SUDAN: Administrators at Sudan's main university have partially shut down the campus, sources at the institution said on Sunday, 15 July 2012, after several Arab Spring-style student protests sparked by high inflation.
17 Jul 2012 14:17
Online Arabic newspaper Hurriyat Sudan has reported that the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has blocked its website since 25 June 2012, following its coverage of protests in Khartoum and other towns.
28 Jun 2012 10:57
KHARTOUM: Sudan's state security agency on Monday [4 June 2012] blocked distribution of the country's largest-circulation newspaper, which has criticised talks between Sudan and South Sudan, the newspaper's boss said.
5 Jun 2012 12:22
KHARTOUM: Sudan has stepped up harassment of journalists and increased censorship in the wake of fighting with South Sudan, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday [17 May 2012].
21 May 2012 13:42
KHARTOUM, SUDAN: Sudanese intelligence agents have blocked the publication of articles alleging they bugged the offices of a leading opposition politician, editors said on Monday.
24 Feb 2012 10:49
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN: First Grade Judge Duoth Kulang on Saturday, 21 January 2012, ruled the case opened against The Citizen in favour of the newspaper.
23 Jan 2012 12:15
Khartoum: Security authorities in Sudan suspended on Monday [2 January 2012] the publication of the daily newspaper Ra'y al-Sha'b, hours after its copies were confiscated.
4 Jan 2012 12:01
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011 09:36
NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.
27 Jan 2011 11:00
ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.
16 Sep 2010 10:35