Category Archives: Education

AFRICAN UNION IN FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION FOR AFRICA’S TRANSFORMATION

ADDIS ABABA, Africa must get rid of the burden of corruption weighing on the lives of millions of its people -- women, men and the young, African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has …

Climate-Related Violence, Boko Haram Attacks Stand to Hamper Democratic Elections Across West Africa, Special Representative Tells Security Council

Despite progress in West Africa and the Sahel, particularly regarding democratic and peaceful political transitions, the security situation in the region remained a grave concern, the Security Council heard today in a briefing by the …

Ambassador Haley on the Deaths of Peaceful Demonstrators in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The end of 2017 saw a rise in violent suppression of peaceful protests organized by churches in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), resulting in the deaths of at least five people. The government's …

FIRST AFRICAN MIGRANT DEATHS OF 2018 REPORTED IN MEDITERRANEAN; DOZENS MISSING

ROME, Eight African migrants have died, scores rescued and dozens are missing after their rubber dinghy ran into trouble off the Libyan coast. One rescue charity said those picked up had been in the sea …

ZAMBIA ASSURES AU IT HAS ALL FACILITIES NEED TO HOST AFRICAN MINERALS RESOURCES CENTRE

LUSAKA, The Zambian government has assured the African Union (AU) that the country has got all the facilities required to host the African Minerals Resources Centre (AMDC), says acting Mines Minister Charles Banda, who notes …

Sierra Leone and Israel Advance Diplomatic Ties in Seoul

The Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Republic of Korea, His Excellency Ambassador Chaim Choshen today 4th January 2018 paid a courtesy call on Sierra Leone#39;s Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, His …

Deadline Nears for US to Rule on Salvadoran Temporary Residents

WASHINGTON Hundreds of thousands of Salvadorans living and working legally in the United States for nearly two decades will know on January 8 whether the U.S. government will allow them to remain in the country …

EGYPT: 2 KILLED BY GUNFIRE WEST OF CAIRO

Two people were killed in a shooting attack west of the Egyptian capital Cairo early Sunday, according to the country's Health Ministry.

Eight other people were injured when gunmen opened fire on a cafe in …