Politics

Sudan seizes property of ex-President Omar al-Bashir ~ #REUTERS:

KHARTOUM – Sudanese authorities announced on Thursday the confiscation of property belonging to former President Omar al-Bashir, his relatives and some former officials. The statement comes from the National Commission against Corruption. These are several large lots and residential properties located in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. According to the commission, …

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Tanzanian opposition denounces president’s “denial” of coronavirus ~ #AFP:

Unlike most African countries which, despite a number of cases significantly lower than most other regions of the world, have decreed containment measures and curfews, Tanzania has closed only its schools, shops and transport continuing to operate normally. “Our number of cases is exploding at an alarming rate, at a …

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Pentagon Issues New Guidance on Zoom Use | Voice of America ~ #VoA:

The Department of Defense has issued new guidance on the use of the popular videoconferencing application Zoom following a week-old FBI warning about security issues and a VOA report Thursday that military and government employees had continued to use the app. In an email to VOA on Friday, a Pentagon …

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#JMTUpDates Fact Check: Emaciated Kenyan Claimed to be Man Jailed by ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

One of the false posts, shared on The People’s News Africa Facebook page placed the picture of the emaciated man alongside a picture of a man dressed in military regalia. According to the caption, the two pictures show the same person, Colonel Awad Ibn Awuf. “Breaking News: Colonel Awad Ibn …

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