Chinese Troops Join Hong Kong Cleanup as Protesters Retreat

HONG KONG - Chinese troops came out of the barracks in Hong Kong on Saturday � not to quell protests but to help clean up.It was a rare public appearance by the People's Liberation Army on the streets of the

Inside Campus Fortresses, Hong Kong Students Prep for Battle

HONG KONG - Student protesters are barricading themselves at universities across Hong Kong, stockpiling makeshift weapons and turning campuses into what look like war zones. It marks a dangerous new phase in Hong Kong's 5-month-old anti-government prot...

International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff completes 2019 Article IV and Second ECF Review Mission to Sierra Leone

The Sierra Leone authorities and IMF mission concluded discussions, reaching staff-level agreement on economic policies to pave the way for the IMF Executive Board to consider the second review under the ECF-supported program; while the economy is cont...

US May Remove Sudan From List of State Sponsors of Terrorism, Official Says

The United States no longer has an adversarial relationship with the Sudanese government and is working with its counterparts on the possibility of removing it from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, a senior State Department official said Friday.B...

German Government support for the development of Namibia’s parks: Inauguration ceremony of Tsau Khaeb (Sperrgebiet) National Park infrastructure, Kharas Region

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism celebrates the inauguration of the recently constructed infrastructure in the Tsau //Khaeb (Sperrgebiet) National Park. The inauguration ceremony is scheduled to take place on 15 November 2019 at Luuml;deritz MET...

Somalia to Push for Voter Registration Ahead of 2021 Elections

Somalia's National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC) has announced plans to register millions of Somalis to participate in what would be the country's first popular elections in more than a half-century.NIEC Chairperson Halima Ismail Ibrahim told...