Daily Archives: May 19, 2019

‘Real Democracy’ the Goal in Sudan, General Says

KHARTOUM, SUDAN The deputy leader of Sudan's military council voiced his enthusiasm for democratic elections in front of an audience of tribal leaders and senior diplomats Saturday, while seeking to deflect blame for violence in Khartoum this week.Th...

Once Vulnerable, Genocide Survivor Aims to Empower Rwandan Women

KIGALI, RWANDA Safi Mukundwa knows what it means to be young, fearful and desperate.Mukundwa was just 8 years old when she hid among bloodied bodies, emerging as the only one in her family to survive the 1994 genocide

Once Vulnerable, Genocide Survivor Aims to Empower Rwandan Women

KIGALI, RWANDA Safi Mukundwa knows what it means to be young, fearful and desperate.Mukundwa was just 8 years old when she hid among bloodied bodies, emerging as the only one in her family to survive the 1994 genocide

Malawi Race for President Tight as Election Nears

BLANTYRE, MALAWI Malawians go to the polls Tuesday in local, parliamentary and presidential elections. Seven candidates are running for president, but the real battle is among incumbent President Peter Mutharika, Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima a...

US Sudan Envoy Criticized for Dining With Darfuri Warlord

KHARTOUM Sudanese citizens are criticizing the American representative to their country for dining with one of Sudan's most notorious warlords.U.S. representative to Sudan, Charge D'Affaires Steven Koutsis, attended an Iftar meal to break the daily R...