Daily Archives: December 3, 2019

Sudan Overturns Controversial Clothing, Drinking Law

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s transitional government has overturned a moral policing law that criminalized certain clothing for women and drinking alcohol.It also has dissolved the country’s former ruling party, carrying out two key demands of Sudan’s pro-democr…

Cameroon Says 250 Ex-Militants Surrendered in 2019

BAMENDA – Cameroon says over 250 former militants, including Boko Haram terrorists and anglophone separatists, have surrendered in the past year and are being rehabilitated. But former rebels say lack of trust in Cameroon’s military is preventing more…

Tunisian PM-Designate Expects Government Next Week

CARTHAGE, TUNISIA – Tunisia’s prime minister-designate Habib Jemli expects to form a government next week with political independents holding most of the important portfolios, he said on Tuesday.Jemli, who was named to the job by the moderate Islamist …

Sudan Tanker Explodes at Ceramics Factory

KHARTOUM – A gas tanker exploded at a ceramics factory in Khartoum on Tuesday, killing at least 23 people and injuring dozens more.Eyewitnesses in the Sudanese capital said the tanker exploded while a shipment was being unloaded.Doctors at Bahari Hospi…

Sudan Tanker Explodes at Ceramics Factory

KHARTOUM – A gas tanker exploded at a ceramics factory in Khartoum on Tuesday, killing at least 23 people and injuring dozens more.Eyewitnesses in the Sudanese capital said the tanker exploded while a shipment was being unloaded.Doctors at Bahari Hospi…