Daily Archives: May 22, 2020

Zimbabwe Welcomes Removal of Its Banks from US Sanctions List

Zimbabwe welcomed the U.S. decision Thursday to remove two of its banks from the sanctions list, saying the move will allow them to easily obtain credit to address the country’s moribund economy. However, the ruling ZANU-PF party is calling for

Malawi Electoral Commission Chairperson Resigns

The chairperson of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), Jane Ansah, has resigned just a month before the country conducts fresh elections. Her decision comes after months of protests organized by rights campaigners who accused her of mismanaging last year’s elections.

COVID-19 Diaries: Pandemic Postpones My Big, Traditional Sudanese Wedding

A typical wedding in Sudan has thousands of guests, and the celebration may continue for several long nights in some parts of the country. At a traditional wedding party, the groom wears a white outfit called a jalabiya and the