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39 New Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn in at U.S. Embassy

Charge d'Affaires Troy Fitrell administered the oath of service to 39 new Peace Corps Volunteers at the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa today. These Volunteers will be working as English Teachers in the four administrative …

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC RISKS RETURN TO MAJOR CONFLICT – UN REPORT

GENEVA, Deadly ethnic fighting in Central African Republic could descend into a much larger-scale conflict if nothing is done to disarm combatants and defuse tensions, a U.N. report said.

With a fifth of the population …

DPRK’s nuclear risk ‘most dangerous crisis we face today,’ warns UN chief Guterres

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today unequivocally condemned the latest nuclear and missile tests by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), denouncing them as profoundly destabilizing for regional and international security.

Yet again, the …

Afghanistan redux, mind your language, and Angola’s First Family

President Joao Lourenco � can he escape the family?

It's no surprise, Angola's next president is going to be Joao Lourenco. The big question is can the party loyalist and former general usher in any …

AFRICANS CAPABLE TO RESOLVING THEIR DIFFERENCES, SAYS SUDANESE PRESIDENT

KHARTOUM, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has stressed that African people are mature and are capable of resolving their differences among themselves, without any foreign intervention, saying the untapped resources of the continent have been the …

HUMANITARIAN CRISIS LOOMS AS SIERRA LEONE DEATHS REACH 400

FREETOWN, Aid workers in Sierra Leone warned of a humanitarian crisis as the official death toll passed 400, with more than a hundred children among the victims - and a similar number orphaned.

Heavy rains …

Bodies Were ‘Just Being Washed’ Away, Aid Worker Says of Horror of Sierra Leone Mudslide

DAKAR � When aid worker Idalia Amaya arrived at the scene of the mudslide that devastated Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, she was horrified to find homes washed away, entire villages engulfed by mud, and corpses …

Death Toll Passes 300 in Flood-Stricken Sierra Leone Capital

At least 300 people are confirmed dead a day after mudslides and heavy flooding struck Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone.

Authorities say they expect the death toll to rise as search teams, military personnel …