Sudan’s Army Calls for Unconditional Talks With Protesters

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s military council on Wednesday urged opposition leaders to resume negotiations on the transition of power, without preconditions, but the comments could further complicate the already stalled transition process as protest organizers continue …

Sudan’s Army Calls for Unconditional Talks With Protesters

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s military council on Wednesday urged opposition leaders to resume negotiations on the transition of power, without preconditions, but the comments could further complicate the already stalled transition process as protest organizers continue …

Families Headed by Refugee Children Too Common in Uganda Camps

ADJUMANI, UGANDA – Uganda hosts Africa’s largest refugee population � one-and-a-quarter million � and 36,000 of them are unaccompanied and separated children.

In 2013, sixteen-year-old Salila Miyala’s family fled fighting in South Sudan to a …

Families Headed by Refugee Children Too Common in Uganda Camps

ADJUMANI, UGANDA – Uganda hosts Africa’s largest refugee population � one-and-a-quarter million � and 36,000 of them are unaccompanied and separated children.

In 2013, sixteen-year-old Salila Miyala’s family fled fighting in South Sudan to a …

Sudan Protesters Holding Night Marches

KHARTOUM – Sudan protest groups plan night marches in an attempt to pressure the military for a return to civilian rule. Sudan’s security forces earlier this month crushed a weeks-long sit in by protesters, reportedly …

New Dresses, Youth Action: Ending Female Circumcision in Africa

DAKAR – Hundreds of delegates from African governments and campaigners gathered in Senegal this week to discuss how to end female genital mutilation (FGM), which world leaders pledged to eradicate under a set of global …

Uganda Clears Three Experimental Ebola Treatments, Watches for Spread

KAMPALA – Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said Tuesday.

Two …

Algeria Army Chief Says ‘Certain Parties’ Seeking Constitutional Vacuum

ALGIERS – Algeria’s army chief of staff Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaed Salah on Tuesday accused some parties of favoring a constitutional vacuum in order to prolong the country’s political crisis.

Veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped …

Egypt Agrees to Pay Israel $500 Million to End Gas Dispute

CAIRO – Egypt says it has struck a deal with the state-owned Israel Electric Corp to settle a fine for halting deliveries of natural gas.

A statement from Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry said the settlement deal, …