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Sudanese women arrested 'for wearing trousers' released

11 December, 2017

Sudanese morality police raided a gathering in the capital Khartoum last week and arrested 24 women for wearing trousers.

Millions in South Sudan 'one step away from famine'

08 December, 2017

Almost two thirds of the remaining population in South Sudan are in desperate need of humanitarian aid.

Islamic State is gone, but the tobacco industry remains

08 December, 2017

Comment: The tobacco industry's hold over Arab smokers may finally be cracking, writes Faisal Abualhassan.

Refugees face Libyan slave markets under proposed European law

07 December, 2017

Comment: New EU Commission reforms could see refugees returned to 'safe' countries that are anything but safe in reality, writes Matt Broomfield.

UN voices alarm as HIV up 40% in Egypt

04 December, 2017

Social stigma, coupled with lack of funding is hindering efforts to tackle HIV in Egypt leading to a 40% spike in the epidemic the UN agency warns

Sudan militia chief arrest 'dangerous moment' for troubled Darfur

03 December, 2017

A former aide to President Omar al-Bashir was arrested last week by Sudan's counter-insurgency forces near his hometown of Mustariaha in North Darfur state.

South Sudan to join Chemical Weapons Convention

02 December, 2017

South Sudan announced it is joining the Chemical Weapons Convention outlawing the use of toxic arms on Friday, leaving just three nations left to sign on to the treaty.

Blackwater founder says mercenaries should tackle Libya migrant crisis

01 December, 2017

Founder of private military company Blackwater, Erik Prince, has suggested mercenaries should police migrants within Libya, saying his plan would be more "humane and professional" than the EU's programmes.

South Sudan violence against women 'is twice global average'

29 November, 2017

As the world's youngest nation approaches its fifth year of civil war, rape has often been used as a weapon by both government and opposition forces.

US threatens 'measures' against South Sudan

28 November, 2017

South Sudan's government could face unspecified measures unless it moves to end the nearly four-year war and stops harassing UN peacekeepers and aid workers, the US warned on Tuesday.

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