Category Archives: General

Egyptian Voters Urged to Allow el-Sissi Rule Until 2030

CAIRO Egyptian pro-government media urged a "yes" vote Sunday, the second day of a nationwide referendum that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030.Critics have blasted the proposed changes as another major step towar...

New Attack on Ebola Center in Congo; 1 Militia Member Killed

BENI, CONGO Militia members have attacked an Ebola treatment center hours after another attack killed a staffer with the World Health Organization, a Congolese official said Saturday.Butembo city's deputy mayor, Patrick Kambale Tsiko, told The Associ...

New Attack on Ebola Center in Congo; 1 Militia Member Killed

BENI, CONGO Militia members have attacked an Ebola treatment center hours after another attack killed a staffer with the World Health Organization, a Congolese official said Saturday.Butembo city's deputy mayor, Patrick Kambale Tsiko, told The Associ...

Ghanaian Rapper-Turned-Director Taps Traditional Themes in 1st Film

LOS ANGELES A new film called The Burial of Kojo is a tale of family tensions with an overlay of magical realism. Set in Ghana, it is first feature from Samuel Blitz Bazawule, an Ghana-born musician and director

UNHCR evacuates refugees in Libya to Niger amid Tripoli fighting

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has evacuated some 163 refugees from Libya to Niger in the first such flight since fighting escalated in the Libyan capital two weeks ago. The flight landed early on Friday. UNHCR has worked with the Libyan

UNHCR evacuates refugees in Libya to Niger amid Tripoli fighting

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has evacuated some 163 refugees from Libya to Niger in the first such flight since fighting escalated in the Libyan capital two weeks ago. The flight landed early on Friday. UNHCR has worked with the Libyan

Cameroon Aims to Drink, Produce More Coffee

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON Cameroon was once the 12th largest coffee producer in the world, but it is now in 31st place, after production sank from 156,000 tons in 1990 to barely 25,000 today. While exports still dominate, Cameroon is

Leadership as Mission – The Power of “Why Not”

By His Excellency Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone at the TED 2019 Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada � Wednesday 17. On Tuesday, January 16, 1996, I walked into the Office of the President as Head