Category Archives: Politics

Former Egyptian President Morsi Dies in Court

Egypt's former President Mohamed Morsi, the country's first democratically elected head of state who was later ousted from power, collapsed and died during a court session. Officials said the 67-year-old had just addressed the court in Cairo during hi...

US Reopens Permanent USAID Mission in Somalia

STATE DEPARTMENT - The United States is reopening its permanent U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Somalia, 28 years since its closing on January 5, 1991.Although the U.S. never formally severed diplomatic relations with Somal...

US Reopens Permanent USAID Mission in Somalia

STATE DEPARTMENT - The United States is reopening its permanent U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Somalia, 28 years since its closing on January 5, 1991.Although the U.S. never formally severed diplomatic relations with Somal...

US Diplomat Wants ‘Credible’ Probe Into Sudan Crackdown

The top U.S. diplomat to Africa said there must be an independent and credible investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in the capital earlier this month, and the ruling military council said it would announce

Tear Gas Fired as US Ambassador Meets Malawi Opposition Leader

BLANTYRE, MALAWI The United States ambassador to Malawi was caught up in political unrest as police fired tear gas while she met with an opposition leader on Thursday, while police acknowledged some of the gas wafted into the

Tear Gas Fired as US Ambassador Meets Malawi Opposition Leader

BLANTYRE, MALAWI The United States ambassador to Malawi was caught up in political unrest as police fired tear gas while she met with an opposition leader on Thursday, while police acknowledged some of the gas wafted into the

Cameroon Tops List of Neglected Displacement Crises

A conflict that has forced half a million people from their homes in Cameroon was on Wednesday named the world's most neglected displacement crisis by aid workers who said the country was edging toward full-blown war.Hundreds of villages have been

Cameroon Tops List of Neglected Displacement Crises

A conflict that has forced half a million people from their homes in Cameroon was on Wednesday named the world's most neglected displacement crisis by aid workers who said the country was edging toward full-blown war.Hundreds of villages have been