Category Archives: Politics

DR Congo Opposition Leader Cries Foul After Tshisekedi Declared Winner

JOHANNESBURG The runner-up of the Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election is dismissing the official results showing Felix Tshisekedi winning the Dec. 30 vote as a sham.The country's election board, CENI, announced early Thursday that Ts...

US: Airstrikes in Somalia Kill 4 al-Shabab Extremists

JOHANNESBURG The United States military says it has carried out two airstrikes in Somalia that killed four al-Shabab extremists.The U.S. Africa Command statement on Tuesday says Monday's airstrikes were in the vicinity of Baqdaad after the military's...

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Congo Election Results May Be Delayed

The United States is demanding the Democratic Republic of Congo release accurate election results and warned of sanctions against anyone who tries to undermine Congo's democracy.Those who ... threaten the peace, security or stability of the DRC or bene...

Congo Election Results May Be Delayed

The United States is demanding the Democratic Republic of Congo release accurate election results and warned of sanctions against anyone who tries to undermine Congo's democracy.Those who ... threaten the peace, security or stability of the DRC or bene...

Former Nigerian President Shehu Shagari Dies at 93

LAGOS Shehu Shagari, Nigeria's second president, whose civilian tenure was sandwiched between two military rulers in an era rocked by coups, has died. He was 93.Nigeria's current President Muhammadu Buhari, who unseated Shagari 35 years ago, said on

Sudan Protests Reportedly Spread to More Than a Half-Dozen Cities

CAIRO � Protests against price rises and the autocratic three-decade regime of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir spread Saturday in Sudan, amid reports of fresh casualties.The government closed schools and universities in the capital, Khartoum, to preven...

Secretary-General’s Staff Mobility Framework Should Foster More Career Development Opportunities, Movement at Hardship Duty Stations, Speakers Tell Fifth Committee

Delegates speaking at the Fifth Committee's (Administrative and Budgetary) meeting today urged the Secretary-General to put forward a bold mobility framework to generate a more efficient, nimble Organization while giving staff members expanded opportun...