Archive for May, 2018

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5 injured in UN small plane accident in remote Congo

The World Food Program says five people were hurt when a small plane with its humanitarian service was involved in an accident during takeoff from a remote airstrip in Congo’s[Read More…]

by May 30, 2018 0 comments Lifestyle
Angola Confirms Interest in La Francophonie

Angola Confirms Interest in La Francophonie

Toulouse — Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto confirmed Tuesday, in Castelnaudary, near Toulouse, that Angola is interested in joining the International Organization of La Francophonie as an observer. On the basis[Read More…]

by May 30, 2018 0 comments Politics
Kenya to prosecute 54 top officials in graft probe

Kenya to prosecute 54 top officials in graft probe

Kenya’s top prosecutor has ordered the immediate prosecution of more than 50 officials, including senior executives and their families, who have been arrested as part of an investigation into a[Read More…]

by May 29, 2018 0 comments Business
14 countries cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan due to China pressure in 18 years

14 countries cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan due to China pressure in 18 years

Within one month, Taiwan loses diplomatic allies the Dominican Republic and Burkina Faso TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over the past 18 years, Taiwan has lost a total of 14 diplomatic allies due[Read More…]

by May 28, 2018 0 comments Politics
DRC swipes at Macron after talks with African Union leader

DRC swipes at Macron after talks with African Union leader

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reacted angrily on Monday after French President Emmanuel Macron met the head of the African Union, apparently suspecting closed-door dealings on the crisis-riddled country’s[Read More…]

by May 28, 2018 0 comments Politics
Poland and Rwanda should move their embassies to Jerusalem

Poland and Rwanda should move their embassies to Jerusalem

Being at the opening of the American embassy in Jerusalem was a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness history. It was moving beyond words. I could scarcely believe my[Read More…]

by May 28, 2018 0 comments Politics
Algeria jails blogger for 10 years for interviewing Israeli diplomat

Algeria jails blogger for 10 years for interviewing Israeli diplomat

Merzoug Touati appeals prison term imposed for video interview with Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman; Reporters Without borders condemns sentence ALGIERS, Algeria — An Algerian blogger has appealed against a 10-year[Read More…]

by May 28, 2018 0 comments Politics
Angola destroys 14 000 landmines

Angola destroys 14 000 landmines

LUANDA. — Angola has destroyed more than 14 000 landmines planted in the country during its 27-year civil war. The mines are a deadly remnant of the civil war, one[Read More…]

by May 28, 2018 0 comments Lifestyle
Algerian public figures call on Bouteflika not to run for fifth term

Algerian public figures call on Bouteflika not to run for fifth term

Fourteen Algerian figures have called on Algerian President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika in an open letter not to run for a fifth term. “Time has come for the nation to recover its[Read More…]

by May 28, 2018 0 comments Politics
Tanzania Listed Among High Risk Countries for Ebola Outbreak

Tanzania Listed Among High Risk Countries for Ebola Outbreak

Dar es Salaam — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday, May 25, 2018 named Tanzania among countries that were at high risk of facing an Ebola outbreak. Ebola has[Read More…]

by May 28, 2018 0 comments Lifestyle