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Sudan: Detained Journalist Released - Some Media Remains Gagged in Sudan

2021-12-02 08:51:43
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- Sudanese authorities have released journalist and Sudan TV staff member Maher Abuljoukh after he spent 33 days in the security service detention centre near the Shendi parking lot in Khartoum North. Media continues to be silenced in Sudan and Hala 96 FM radio has been off air since the morning of the coup on November 25, 2021, by order of the military junta. Source
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Sudan: Appeal to U.S. President for Urgent Action On Political Crisis

2021-12-02 08:50:14
[Radio Dabanga] Washington -- Former senior US diplomat Susan D. Page, the former State Department Senior Advisor on Sudan, Prof Charlie Snyder, the former USAID Senior Policy Advisor on Sudan and South Sudan, Dr Brian D'Silva, and Amir Idris, professor of African history and politics at Fordham University in the USA, have published An Appeal on Sudan to Senior United States Government Officials, expressing "serious alarm about the ongoing political crisis in Sudan". The appeal recommends that the US government resumes full operations Source
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Ethiopia: WHO Donates 3,000 Oxygen Cylinders to Boost Covid-19 Treatment Centres

2021-12-02 08:42:19
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- On 30 November 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) delivered to the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) 500 of the 3,000 oxygen cylinders procured for the institute to improve access to oxygen for critical care and strengthen the oxygen capacity of health facilities providing COVID-19 treatment services. Source
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Ethiopia: Govt Clamps Down On War Coverage

2021-12-02 08:38:57
[VOA] Washington -- Armed with placards that read "Stop BBC," "Stop CNN" and "Stop FAKE news on Ethiopia," supporters of Ethiopia's government are protesting in cities across the world. Source
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Zimbabwe: Govt Announces 14-Day Quarantine, 9-Hour Curfew to Contain Omicron

2021-12-02 08:34:02
[VOA] Zimbabwe has announced a nine-hour curfew and compulsory 14-day quarantine for anyone arriving in the country, to prevent the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Zimbabwe is the first country in southern Africa to enact such restrictions since the emergence of the variant, which spreads more easily. The rules come just ahead of the holiday season, when many Zimbabweans living abroad hope to return home to visit family. Source