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bolster the role of the military. this is news africa coming up in the next fifteen minutes the african union's ultimatum says it done the protests raging in the country. gives the military transition council fifteen days to install a civilian government all risk being kicked out of the block. and i await him snakes live together in strange harmony you will need the men to pull your gun and hold and kill why no women are allowed to. then what's called nigerians be laughing out loud will meet the act of striking out the comedy seat.
pristine want to welcome news africa i'm glad you did the military in sudan is facing an ultimatum from the african union to hand of a politics of indian government in just to be all face expulsion from the regional group mass process in the country force the army to remove president obama from power last week but protesters occupying the sites in the center of the capital far too are demanding the complete removal of all vestiges of the regime that ruled the country for predict rates they've resisted attempts by the army to impose order at these sites occupied by the protesters. a delegation from the transitional military council which has seized paul in sudan has traveled to neighboring ethiopia for talks with the african union here's what a sudanese military spokesman had to say about the transition process and they used to monde's. i would like to say that we are already in the process of choosing
a prime minister to form a civilian government. so we initiated this even before the session with the african union. this is our conviction and this is also the way forward to peace but also we respect it and we are committed to the decision of the i used peace and security council. for the now there's been some angry reaction to the statement a huge chip is than most often the mohamad put out on sudan in it he condemned sudan's military take of a saying it wasn't the appropriate response to the challenges facing the country well researcher and political commentator michael korda will be gave us his take on the statement and the reaction it sparked among some africans. african union has a well articulated policy premix and yet it struggles to implement them so i personally think that it's a zero tolerance and meanings when it comes to military coups because already after
the peace and security contingent they decided that. if. saddam function council military transition plans all of that and over the party the civilians they will. definitely. cause options on them so i personally think it's high time that the african continent which has certain items to us in the charity. doesn't know backlash to once the african union is criticism or military takeover i personally think one of the reasons is because he's always been a negative perception one of the country top one of. a lot of africans think that it's an x. exclusive for you or to sports and only speaks out when one of them is to bolt. so how the challenge is that one hand is deterrent to zero tolerance to once
a military takeover and then the other hand you have how can africans actually celebrating or won't come right out the military costs is. when it comes to taking some of the wrong certainly those. that was research and political commentator michael korda will be speaking from johannesburg the next story is in uganda and the curious tailed off an island inhabited only by men and snakes about a thousand deadly cobras inhabit the island seen by the fishermen who live there as spirits rather than just snakes now listen by linda says about five kilometers off the shore in lake victoria not that women are allowed on to the island only for short visits but they cannot stay over night. our correspondent j.s. maganda sent us this report from the island of snakes. island on lake
victoria. home to over one hundred fifty thousand bugs which give a island a rather particular sound. down below them on the ground a much quieter bastes over one thousand cobras from the island in a unique example of coexistence with man. but. do not be chinese natives these are spirits of the island attached to a culture. over one hundred fishermen live on the island. and the man will cut is the most experienced. yes lived here for more than thirty five years. an old man of the sea he has retired from commercial fishing. to ninety seven year old is the custodian of long held customs which forbid killing the snakes. reza believed to be the spirits of the socred island.
i don't really say yes never seen a cobra attack in no one except once when he was attacked himself. in a lower. i must have angered the snake when i carried it out of the house so that i could sleep but it crawled back in but picked it up again and threw it out and then went to bed early i will notice donna surely it crawled back in. but this time i picked it up and it turned its head in bit me. in the snake shouldn't be harassed even if it means sharing a bed with some of. you. for that reason this makes most freely in and out of the wood you now seems. to have lived your old. woman at the fishermen of no reason to panic some even think it's
a blessing from the spirits. if it comes into your house that's a spiritual visit. just tell the snake you have no problem and it will not cause you any trouble. with. the name of the island spirits. its traditions are rather strict no one cuts down a tree for any reason. buds to shouldn't be killed and their eggs must not be eaten. but the custom of the prohibits women on the island is the one that is toughest for the fishermen. so don't you know what i would be good to finish your work and go home and see your family every day you know how your child spent the night to know what they need and unfortunately it's not possible here for one of the pits. so i can tell you he has to leave the island at least once every two weeks to see his family
. at this landing site cord. entirely also so it's catch. when the fishermen meet entirely here many wants to go to the island with him but he sees that only a limited number. of what the resolution is to use a space that can only accommodate up to two hundred people on the island. the rest of the land is on the conservation as breeding grounds for the. conservation of a. breeding ground for the words. traditionally women do not fish in this part of uganda. but some are curious about this will be denial and. again if we were allowed to go there it would be nice to set up a business there but we can't do that and i take it that.
it's it's been like that since. time immemorial no women allowed we can't let that happen. but only things that a large population would treat in the islands which by day's r.c.t. . he suffered a couple of pain so picks from the green he did goes. a few druther stay here with the more bugs and this makes them few months. now little. that and those with fisherman seitel for nate's crotch it's another chance for katanga to watch over this guy land as the sun goes down. now that kale so lagos isn't a lofty matter if you're stuck in traffic all coping with any of the problems life throws your way and there are many ways of dealing with the stress of some young nigerian slow problems can be put off the way take
a look at some rising young stars in the country's comedy scene on and off line. you know how i want to be creates comedy sketches to make like daily show groups in mind geria. right. why did i just want people to really like what i make videos for i just want to be like oh yeah that happens to me you know the i just wowed or like you in a way that it's possible that it will happen in you know a real life situation with more than one million followers on instagram my raji is one of the most popular comedians on one jaron social media fans say has sketches helped him escape from the hatch every day in life in lagos right. now
very very fresh actually districts like the question where you are you just keep thinking nothing you forget what you've been going to the. missionary. basement izo from the dead it was so nice and i did it social media isn't the only option for people to unwind. comedy clubs are springing up across me. don't a stand up comedian himself opened this one every friday night people gather here for a laugh and. don't says apart from offering entertainment before me at clubs like this is a source of extra cash for aspiring comedians a lot of young guys that have naturally funny if you see some comedians perform and have come to dinner. for this one so they quit your job because there's no job and
you're so critical for seven. at a time when nigeria is struggling with unemployment an economy. comedy is providing a means of escape both online and offline. she says making people laugh who have videos is the most feeling part of. received so many messages from people over good. videos on i felt so much but used to be good press when time to press that what you're videos and it makes me so happy that's like one thing that makes me feel my raji says she would like to go to film school one day and become a director in the meantime she continue putting smiles on people's faces. and that is that from the news africa you can count on our story on our website
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