Daily Archives: October 19, 2019

2019-2020 Zambia Humanitarian Response Plan, October 2019 – March 2020

SITUATION OVERVIEW Key Highlights: Significant rainfall deficits in Southern and Western provinces have sharply reduced national cereal crop production prospects. Prices of maize products have sharply increased since late 2018 due to low supply. Food insecurity is expected to worsen in 58 drought-affected districts in the southern and western parts of the country. A total

South Africa’s energy mix still to lean on coal in next decade

PRETORIA, South Africa’s plans to boost electricity generation over the next decade will be a mix of renewable energy and coal power, Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe said, as nationwide power cuts entered a third day Friday.The long-awaited Integrated R…

South Sudan President, Opposition Leader to Meet

JUBA – South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar returned to the country on Saturday to meet with President Salva Kiir less than a month before their deadline to form a unity government after a five-year civil war.Machar last met face-to-face with Kiir…

South Sudan President, Opposition Leader to Meet

JUBA – South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar returned to the country on Saturday to meet with President Salva Kiir less than a month before their deadline to form a unity government after a five-year civil war.Machar last met face-to-face with Kiir…

Sudan Peace Talks With Rebels Begin in Juba

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN Talks among the Sudanese government, the rebel SPLM North faction and two smaller Sudanese rebel groups began Friday in Juba. After a three hour meeting, mediators, Khartoum officials and the SPLM North faction announced an agenda fo…

US Deports Sudanese Man Convicted in New York City Bombing Plot

A Sudanese man convicted of a 1993 terror plot against several buildings in the U.S., including the United Nations, was deported this week after serving out a more than 20 year prison sentence.Amir Abdelghani, 59, was removed from the United States on …

US Deports Sudanese Man Convicted in New York City Bombing Plot

A Sudanese man convicted of a 1993 terror plot against several buildings in the U.S., including the United Nations, was deported this week after serving out a more than 20 year prison sentence.Amir Abdelghani, 59, was removed from the United States on …