Monthly Archives: August 2017

Local Leaders Say 1,000 Dead from Sierra Leone Mudslides

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE � More than 1,000 people have died from the mudslide and flood that hit Sierra Leone's capital nearly two weeks ago, a local leader and a minister said Sunday during services honoring the disaster's victims.

The government had

El Salvador Asks US Government for TPS Extension

WASHINGTON � El Salvador's government has asked the Trump administration to extend Temporary Protected Status to nearly 200,000 of its nationals living in the United States, the country's foreign minister announced Friday.

In a one-on-one interview with VOA's Latin America service,

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 real change in

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 real change in Africa’s third

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 real change in Africa’s

SOUTH AFRICA PLEDGES 8.0 MLN RAND AID FOR SIERRA LEONE

PRETORIA, South Africa has pledged 8.0 million Rand (about 606,000 US dollars) to assist Sierra Leone following deadly mudslides in the country which have claimed the lives of more than 400 people, says International Relations and Co-operation Minister...