Category Archives: Governance

Sudan, South Sudan Leaders Agree to Reopen Borders

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN – The leaders of South Sudan and Sudan have agreed to reopen border areas between their countries in a bid to boost trade and the free movement of people.

The agreement …

Nigerian MPs Face Backlash, Lawsuit Over Luxury Car Budget

ABUJA – It’s unprecedented.

Thousands of Nigerians have joined a lawsuit seeking to block members of the Senate from using public money to buy luxury cars. The suit was initiated by rights groups that became …

Burundians in Tanzania See Closed Market as Step Toward Expulsion

NAIROBI, KENYA – Burundian refugees living in the Nyarugusu camp in Tanzania are no longer allowed to conduct business in the camp, depriving them of their only source of livelihood. The ban comes as Tanzanian …

Burundians in Tanzania See Closed Market as Step Toward Expulsion

NAIROBI, KENYA – Burundian refugees living in the Nyarugusu camp in Tanzania are no longer allowed to conduct business in the camp, depriving them of their only source of livelihood. The ban comes as Tanzanian …

ZIMBABWE’S FORMER PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE DIES AGED 95

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s founding father and first post-war leader, has died aged 95, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced Friday.

It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding father …

ZIMBABWE’S FORMER PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE DIES AGED 95

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s founding father and first post-war leader, has died aged 95, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced Friday.

It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding father …

Sudan Forms First Cabinet Since Fall of Bashir

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s prime minister announced on Thursday the formation of the first government since the overthrow of long-term ruler Omar Hassan al-Bashir in April.

The government was formed as part of a three-year power-sharing …

Sudan Forms First Cabinet Since Fall of Bashir

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s prime minister announced on Thursday the formation of the first government since the overthrow of long-term ruler Omar Hassan al-Bashir in April.

The government was formed as part of a three-year power-sharing …