Security Council Adopts Resolution 2445 (2018), Extending Mandate of United Nations Interim Security Force in Abyei

The Security Council today decided to extend until 15 May 2019 the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) operating in an oil-rich contested area on the border of Sudan and …

Minister NkosazanaDlaminiZuma attends Eleventh Extraordinary Session of African Union, 17 to 18 Nov

The Minister in the Presidency, DrNkosazanaDlaminiZuma will attend the eleventh Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 17 18 November 2018. Minister DlaminiZuma will also participate in the sessions …

White House Aide Ousted by First Lady Says Service Was ‘an Honor’

A White House aide pushed out by first lady Melania Trump said Thursday that it had been “an honor” to serve in President Donald Trump’s administration and that she admired the first family.

Mira Ricardel, …

Mattis Cuts US Troop Numbers in Africa by 10 Percent

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is cutting hundreds of U.S. troops from Africa so he can use those resources for potential future conflicts with Russia and China.

Pentagon spokeswoman Navy Cmdr. Candice Tresch told VOA …

Zimbabwe Marks One Year After Mugabe’s Ouster

One year ago, Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe resigned after 37 years in power. Some Zimbabweans say not much has changed since then, despite vows by new President EmmersonMnangagwa to allow more freedoms and fix the economy. …