Category Archives: Education

Egypt, Ethiopia at Odds as Talks Over Blue Nile Dam Resume

CAIRO – Egypt says Ethiopia has “summarily rejected” its plan for key aspects of operating a giant dam the East African nation is building on the Nile, while dismissing Ethiopia’s own proposal as “unfair and …

Tunisia Votes for New President

TUNIS, TUNISIA – Tunisians voted Sunday to select their next president among some two dozen candidates with unofficial results suggesting two outsider candidates are ahead.

More than seven million people were eligible to cast their …

Zambia: Refugees’ livelihoods and economic inclusion July 2019

Background

The majority of the 81,776 refugees in Zambia live in one of the three refugee settlements in Mayukwayukwa (14,571), Meheba (24,151) and Mantapala (14,720) as well as in the capital Lusaka (15,930). The influx …

Zambia: Refugees’ livelihoods and economic inclusion July 2019

Background

The majority of the 81,776 refugees in Zambia live in one of the three refugee settlements in Mayukwayukwa (14,571), Meheba (24,151) and Mantapala (14,720) as well as in the capital Lusaka (15,930). The influx …

UN Eases Arms Embargo on Central African Republic

The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to ease the arms embargo on the Central African Republic, where the government signed a peace deal with 14 armed groups.

The French-drafted resolution said there is an …

UN Eases Arms Embargo on Central African Republic

The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to ease the arms embargo on the Central African Republic, where the government signed a peace deal with 14 armed groups.

The French-drafted resolution said there is an …

Nigerian Court Upholds President’s February Election Win

ABUJA – A Nigerian court on Wednesday upheld President Muhammadu Buhari’s election victory earlier this year, dismissing a request by opposition parties to overturn the result over claims of voting irregularities.

Buhari, 76, won a …

Nigerian Court Upholds President’s February Election Win

ABUJA – A Nigerian court on Wednesday upheld President Muhammadu Buhari’s election victory earlier this year, dismissing a request by opposition parties to overturn the result over claims of voting irregularities.

Buhari, 76, won a …