Daily Archives: October 23, 2019

Become a K-pop idol with 5G

BEIJING, Oct. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A news and video report by China.org.cn on the “5G is on: Become a K-pop idol with 5G” in Seoul, South Korea: South Korea is well known for its K-pop and street dancing culture, but imagine dancing with your favorite idol anywhere, anytime. This is made possible by one […]

“Africa Link Union (ALU)” provides news services to more African media outlets

CASABLANCA, Morocco, Oct. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — CCTV Video News Agency (CCTV+) signed agreements with three more African media outlets on October 21, to provide them news services under the framework of “Africa Link Union (ALU)”. As of now, 29 mainstream media organizations from 26 African countries have joined the union. A signing ceremony for […]

Joint Communique on U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation, and Moroccan Expatriates Nasser Bourita met today at the State Department and reviewed the close and productive partnership between the United States and Morocco…

Polls Close in Botswana’s General Election

Voters in Botswana continued to line up late Wednesday to cast their ballots even after the polling stations had closed.Independent Electoral Commission said the voters who managed to make it inside the polling places were being allowed to cast their b…

First Committee Debates Global Divisions between Nuclear ‘Haves and HaveNots’, with Some Delegates Calling for Action on Deteriorating Security Landscape

Nuclearweapon States disagreed today on who bears responsibility for a deteriorating global security environment, as the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) concluded its thematic debate on nuclear weapons against the backdrop of a…

Protests in Ethiopia’s Oromia Region Call Security into Question

More than 1,000 supporters gathered around the Addis Ababa home of Jawar Mohammed, media entrepreneur and political activist, after he reported his governmentprovided security detail was asked by police to leave his home in the middle of the night.Moha…

Abuses in Nigerian Islamic Schools Spark Regulation Demands

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA Nearly 1,000 people have been freed in the past month from Islamic schools in northern Nigeria where they reportedly experienced abuse. In one such case, police sources said hundreds of men and boys had been freed from a school in …

South Africa deports thousands of illegal immigrants, Parliament told

CAPE TOWN, South Africa has deported thousands of illegal immigrants in recent months following a new spate of xenophobic attacks, the country’s parliament said.The parliament revealed the information after a meeting was convened by the Portfolio Commi…

Leader of South Africa’s Leading Opposition Party Resigns

JOHANNESBURG The first black leader of South Africa’s largest opposition party resigned Wednesday in a blow to efforts to shed the liberal party’s image as representing the country’s white minority.Mmusi Maimane stepped down as the Democratic Alliance…