Category Archives: Governance

Sudan’s Bashir Seeks Support Abroad as Protests Heat Up

NAIROBI As protests against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir continue, the embattled leader has made visits to Qatar and Egypt in what analysts say is an effort to get diplomatic support to bolster his government.

Speaking …

South African Leader Calls for Lifting of Zimbabwe Sanctions

GENEVA South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is calling for sanctions on Zimbabwe to be lifted, saying this action would help the country’s shattered economy recover. Ramaphosa, who is to attend the World Economic Forum in …

Felix Tshisekedi Declared Winner in DRC Election

JOHANNESBURG After several days of intense speculation on the outcome of the DRC’s presidential elections, the country’s election board, CENI, proclaimed Felix Tshisekedi the winner.

The result could lead to the country’s first democratic transfer …

Felix Tshisekedi Declared Winner in DRC Election

JOHANNESBURG After several days of intense speculation on the outcome of the DRC’s presidential elections, the country’s election board, CENI, proclaimed Felix Tshisekedi the winner.

The result could lead to the country’s first democratic transfer …

Savings But No Title Deed? Loans Help Kenyan Women Turn Idle Land into Gold

TULUROBA, KENYA For the women of Tuluroba village’s self-help group, the goal was simple: use their combined savings to buy cattle, fatten them and sell them to the beef industry for slaughter.

But there was …

Gabon Government Regains Control After Attempted Military Coup

The government of Gabon has regained control in the capital, Libreville, after an attempted coup, officials said Monday.

A government spokesman said that Lieutenant Kelly Ondo Obiang � the leader of the self-declared Patriotic Movement …

Gabon Government Regains Control After Attempted Military Coup

The government of Gabon has regained control in the capital, Libreville, after an attempted coup, officials said Monday.

A government spokesman said that Lieutenant Kelly Ondo Obiang � the leader of the self-declared Patriotic Movement …

UN chief expresses ‘full confidence’ in top Somalia official following Government expulsion

According to news reports, Mr. Haysom was accused of violating diplomatic rules and overstepping his authority by the Government, in questioning the legal basis for the arrest of a former al-Shabab deputy leader early last …

SUDAN AIMS TO REDUCE INFLATION TO 27.1 PERCENT IN 2019

KHARTOUM, Sudan, The Central Bank of Sudan said on Tuesday, that, it intends to reduce the country’s inflation rate to 27.1 percent in 2019.

“The policies of the Central Bank of Sudan for 2019, intend …