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France’s Foreign Minister Pledges Support for ‘New Sudan’

KHARTOUM – France’s foreign minister announced 60 million euros in aid for Sudan’s transitional authorities during a visit to Khartoum on Monday, while offering to help Sudan rebuild relations with international lenders and tackle its …

France’s Foreign Minister Pledges Support for ‘New Sudan’

KHARTOUM – France’s foreign minister announced 60 million euros in aid for Sudan’s transitional authorities during a visit to Khartoum on Monday, while offering to help Sudan rebuild relations with international lenders and tackle its …

Algeria Announces Dec. 12 for Presidential Election

ALGIERS, ALGERIA – Algeria’s interim leader has announced Dec. 12 as the date for the presidential election, in line with the army chief’s demand to fill the vacancy left when longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika was …

UNHCR Zambia Factsheet, 31 July 2019

During the month, new arrivals continued to be registered, with a total of 572 new arrivals received in Zambia. 411 were from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with, 121 from Burundi, 38 from …

Health Status Unclear for Tanzania Journalist Arrested for Sedition

DAR ES SALAAM – A Tanzanian journalist arrested in July after criticizing the president in print appeared in court Thursday, looking weak and having trouble walking.

Prospects for Erick Kabendera’s release were dashed Thursday when …

South Sudan’s Kiir, Rival Machar Meet for 3 Hours in Juba

JUBA – After meeting for three hours Wednesday at South Sudan’s State House, President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar pledged to resolve all outstanding issues holding up the formation of a unity government …

HRW: Children Imprisoned in Nigeria on Terror Charges Face Brutal Conditions

ENUGU, NIGERIA – The Nigerian military has detained thousands of children in harsh and degrading conditions for suspected involvement with the armed Islamist group Boko Haram, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Tuesday.…

HRW: Children Imprisoned in Nigeria on Terror Charges Face Brutal Conditions

ENUGU, NIGERIA – The Nigerian military has detained thousands of children in harsh and degrading conditions for suspected involvement with the armed Islamist group Boko Haram, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Tuesday.…