Daily Archives: July 15, 2019

DRC Refugees Flooding Into Uganda to Escape Armed Conflict

SEBAGORO LANDING SITE, UGANDA – Aid workers in Uganda say armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has doubled the flow of refugees in past weeks, straining humanitarian funding. Many DRC refugees brave …

Voluntary National Reviews (VNR) lab reviews progress towards sustainable development goals

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and its sister regional commissions on Thursday hosted a Regional Voluntary National Reviews (VNR) Lab on the margins of the ongoing high level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development.…

China’s Growth Cools Further as Tariff War Pressures Mount

BEIJING – China’s economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in June, adding to pressure on Chinese leaders as they fight a tariff war with Washington. …

China’s Growth Cools Further as Tariff War Pressures Mount

BEIJING – China’s economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in June, adding to pressure on Chinese leaders as they fight a tariff war with Washington. …

Ugandan Singer Bobi Wine Plans to Run for President in 2021

Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine said Monday he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in a 2021 election on behalf of the people.”

But Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, said …

Ethiopia Premier’s Aide Named to Lead Restive Amhara Region

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s Amhara Democratic Party (ADP) named the security adviser to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as head of the restive Amhara region on Monday after his predecessor was killed in a violent attempt …

Ethiopia Premier’s Aide Named to Lead Restive Amhara Region

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s Amhara Democratic Party (ADP) named the security adviser to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as head of the restive Amhara region on Monday after his predecessor was killed in a violent attempt …

WHO: Spread of Ebola to DRC’s Goma Could be ‘Game-Changer’

GENEVA – The head of the World Health Organization warns the spread of Ebola to a large city in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could have dire consequences. The WHO chief spoke Monday at …

WHO: Spread of Ebola to DRC’s Goma Could be ‘Game-Changer’

GENEVA – The head of the World Health Organization warns the spread of Ebola to a large city in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could have dire consequences. The WHO chief spoke Monday at …