Daily Archives: May 14, 2019

Invitation to Press Conference with Special Representative of the Secretary-General

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMISS, David Shearer, will hold a press conference on Wednesday to release results from a public opinion survey, providing a snapshot of the views of the people of South Sudan about

Invitation to Press Conference with Special Representative of the Secretary-General

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMISS, David Shearer, will hold a press conference on Wednesday to release results from a public opinion survey, providing a snapshot of the views of the people of South Sudan about

Sudan’s Last Democratically-Elected Leader Retiring From Politics

OMDURMAN, SUDAN Sadiq al-Mahdi's political career is one of the longest in modern Sudanese history, including two stints as prime minister. But amid an unprecedented upheaval that has seen mass street protests and a military coup, al-Mahdi says

Armed Men Attack Sudan’s Protesters But Fail to Derail Negotiations

KHARTOUM The sound of gunfire echoed late into the night in Khartoum on Monday evening, as security forces clashed with demonstrators almost immediately after Sudan's ruling military council announced it had reached an agreement with protest leaders ...

Armed Men Attack Sudan’s Protesters But Fail to Derail Negotiations

KHARTOUM The sound of gunfire echoed late into the night in Khartoum on Monday evening, as security forces clashed with demonstrators almost immediately after Sudan's ruling military council announced it had reached an agreement with protest leaders ...

Zimbabweans Air Anger Amid Economic Meltdown

CHINHOYI, ZIMBABWE Pro-government statements are the norm in Chinhoyi, the hometown of former president Robert Mugabe. But that was not the case at a public meeting Saturday, as Zimbabweans grappling with poverty amid the flailing economy are using