Category Archives: Business News

South Sudan Rivals Meet Face-to-Face in Ethiopia

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar met Wednesday for their first face-to-face meeting in two years.The meeting in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, comes amid efforts to end the world's youngest country's nearly five-year c...

TWO KILLED IN CAPE TOWN MOSQUE ATTACK

CAPE TOWN, South African Police have confirmed the deaths of two people in a knife attack at a mosque mosque in Cape Town in the early hours of Thursday.Provincial detectives are currently combing the scene for clues following the stabbing

Iran Rebukes Canadian Move to Label Revolutionary Guard ‘Terrorists’

Iran Foreign Affairs Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif says an effort in Canada's Parliament to brand Iran's Islamist Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) "terrorists" is regrettable."Although the government has changed in Canada and a new administration has s...

Ivory Coast Wants Bigger Piece of Chocolate Profits

For many years, Ivory Coast has been the world's largest producer of cocoa. Most of it leaves the country in bulk and ends up in Europe, where it gets turned into fine and expensive chocolate, fetching up to 50 times

UN: Situation in Sudan’s Darfur ‘Radically’ Better

The U.N. peacekeeping chief said Monday the situation in Sudan's troubled Darfur region "has changed radically for the better"and the United Nations and the African Union are recommending new sharp cuts in their joint security force.Jean-Pierre Lacroix...

Ethiopia Offers Reassurances to Egypt Over Nile Waters

The leaders of Egypt and Ethiopia say they have made progress in their talks on sharing the waters of the Nile River.The two countries have been trying for months to settle a dispute over the dam Addis Ababa is building

Ethiopia Offers Reassurances to Egypt Over Nile Waters

The leaders of Egypt and Ethiopia say they have made progress in their talks on sharing the waters of the Nile River.The two countries have been trying for months to settle a dispute over the dam Addis Ababa is building

US Observers Urge Steps to Ensure Free Poll in Zimbabwe

US pro-democracy groups have urged Zimbabwean authorities to take steps to ensure a free and fair election in July and break from a history of flawed elections under long-time ruler Robert Mugabe."Changing Zimbabwe's electoral trajectory will require p...