Daily Archives: August 3, 2019

More Than 100 Rescued Migrants Stranded in Cameroon

More than 100 migrants from Togo, Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Benin are stranded in Cameroon after they were rescued by the central African state's military from their capsizing vessel in the Atlantic Ocean. The migrants, who are calling on their

Fate of Refugees and Migrants in Recently Shut Libyan Detention Centers of Concern

The U.N. refugee agency welcomes the closure of three detention centers in Libya but voices concern about the whereabouts and fate of the refugees, asylum seekers and migrants who were held in the facilities.The U.N. refugee agency has been advocating

African Union Envoy: Sudanese Finalize Power-Sharing Deal

The African Union envoy to Sudan said Saturday the pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council have finalized a power-sharing agreement.Mohammed el-Hassan Lebatt told reporters that the two sides fully agreed on a constitutional declaration ...

In Shock and Tears, Mogadishu Mourns Loss of Slain Mayor

Mogadishu residents are mourning the loss of their mayor, who died Thursday of injuries suffered in a suicide bombing July 24 that killed at least six other people. Abdirahman Omar Osman, 53, simply known as "Injineer Yariisow," which translates