Category Archives: Politics

MOROCCO TAKING PART IN MEETING OF AFRICAN DEFENCE AND SECURITY CHIEFS AT AU HQ IN ADDIS

ADDIS ABABA, Morocco is taking part in the 13th ordinary meeting of African chiefs of defence staff and heads of security and safety services which opened Monday at the African Union (AU) Commission headquarters in …

Returning Migrants Start Over in Sierra Leone

FREETOWN �According to a recent U.N. report, migration is on the rise. There are now an estimated 258 million people living in a country other than their country of birth. This has increased by almost …

Sources: Mugabe and Wife Granted Immunity

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace Mugabe have been granted immunity from prosecution.

An official in the ruling ZANU-PF party and a Harare journalist confirmed the development to VOA's Zimbabwe service on …

Concluding Intense Session, Third Committee Approves 5 Draft Resolutions on Children’s Rights, Assistance to Refugees, Persons with Disabilities

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) concluded its seventy second session today, approving five draft resolutions on the rights of children, assistance to refugees, persons with disabilities, social development and terrorism.

The role of …

SOUTH AFRICA COFFIN CASE:WHITE FORMERS JAILED MORE THAN 10 YEARS EACH

PRETORIA, Two white farmers in South Africa who forced a black man into a coffin have been sentenced to jail for between 11 and 14 years.

Theo Martins Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen were convicted in …

Secretary-General Appoints Francis Vib-Sanziri of Ghana to Head United Nations Disengagement Observer Force

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri of Ghana as the Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF).

Major General Vib-Sanziri …

Study: West Africa at Risk of Ebola, Similar Epidemics

DAKAR, SENEGAL West Africa is most at risk of fatal hemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said Wednesday, calling for greater preparedness to save lives.

A study in The Lancet medical journal assessed the likelihood …

South Africa: Minister Fikile Mbalula Visits Phillipi Community

The Minister of Police Mr. Fikile Mbalula met and engaged with the community of Marikana in Philippi Cape Town. The meeting and engagement followed tragic criminal acts where people were shot and killed.

The Minister …