Category Archives: Legal

UN Commission Calls for Criminal Accountability for South Sudan

United Nations investigators accuse South Sudanese leaders of widespread corruption and of trampling on the rights and fundamental freedoms of their people. The U.N. Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan presented its latest report

Satellite detected waters extents, as of 4 March 2020 over Central, Luapula, Muchinga and Northern Province, Zambia

This map illustrates satellite-detected waters in Chitambo, Lunga, Samfya, Lavushimanda and Chilubi District; Central, Luapula, Muchinga and Northern Province of Zambia as observed from Sentinel-1 imagery acquired on 4 March 2020. Within the analysed area

Trump Calls Egyptian Leader to Discuss Nile Dam

WHITE HOUSE – U.S. President Donald Trump and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi spoke on Tuesday to discuss the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), after U.S.-brokered talks on the Nile mega dam fell apart last …

Trump Calls Egyptian Leader to Discuss Nile Dam

WHITE HOUSE – U.S. President Donald Trump and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi spoke on Tuesday to discuss the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), after U.S.-brokered talks on the Nile mega dam fell apart last …

Soldiers Occupy Guinea-Bissau Supreme Court Grounds, Judges Say

BISSAU, GUINEA BISSAU – A dozen soldiers have occupied the grounds of Guinea-Bissau’s Supreme Court, the court said Tuesday, deepening a post-election crisis that has resulted in the appointment of rival presidents and the silencing …

Malawi Parliament Okays Cultivation of Cannabis

BLANTYRE – In Malawi, parliament has passed a bill which allows cultivation of cannabis for industrial and medicinal purposes. Backers of the bill say cannabis will boost the economy, which is largely dependent on tobacco. …

US Hails Senegal as ‘Anchor of Democracy’ in West Africa

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Senegal, where he will hold talks with President Macky Sall focused on strengthening security ties and promoting deeper economic cooperation.

The U.S. officially recognized Senegal as an independent …

US Hails Senegal as ‘Anchor of Democracy’ in West Africa

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Senegal, where he will hold talks with President Macky Sall focused on strengthening security ties and promoting deeper economic cooperation.

The U.S. officially recognized Senegal as an independent …

Kiir Blames Envoys for Lack of Deal on South Sudanese States

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN – South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has accused several foreign envoys of bias against his government, as the envoys try to help Kiir and the opposition strike a deal on the …