Daily Archives: December 17, 2017

REVITALISATION HAS MADE “POSITIVE, CONSTRUCTIVE” PROGRESS, SAYS IGAD SPECIAL ENVOY FOR SOUTH SUDAN

IGAD PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

During a press conference given today, Tuesday, 17 October 2017, in Juba, South Sudan, the IGAD Special Envoy for South Sudan, Ambassador Ismail Wais, made the following statement:

REVITALISATION

IGAD and GIZ: Stronger Relations

A delegation from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) led by Dr. Hans-Joachim Preuß, GIZ Managing Director, visited the IGAD Secretariat today. Accompanied by Amb. Volker Berresheim, German Ambassador and senior staff from GIZ, …

South Africa: ANC Prepares to Vote on Zuma Replacement

Thousands of delegates prepared Sunday to vote for the next leader of South Africa’s ruling ANC party, a vote widely seen as a decisive moment in the country’s post-apartheid politics.

Nearly 5,000 members of the …

Egypt Reopens Ancient Library at St. Catherine Monastery

ST. CATHERINE’S, EGYPT Egypt reopened on Saturday an ancient library that holds thousands of centuries-old religious and historical manuscripts at the famed St. Catherine Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in South Sinai.

The inauguration …

East Libyan Commander Says Will Listen to ‘Will of Free Libyan People’

BENGHAZI Eastern Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar, whose forces control parts of the country, said on Sunday he would listen to the “will of free Libyan people”, in the strongest indication so far that he …