Daily Archives: January 28, 2018

SOUTH AFRICA: MINISTER TELLS POLICE OFFICERS TO SHOOT TO KILL

DURBAN, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has promised police officers that he will see to it that there will be legislation that protects police officers if they defend themselves against criminals.

He has urged police officers …

Trump Lauds US Economic Performance

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump touted the continued growth of the U.S. economy on Sunday, saying it is “better than it has been in many decades.”

“Businesses are coming back to America like never before,” …

Burkina Faso Music Honored at Grammys, but Artists Cry Foul

For musicians from the West African nation of Burkina Faso, a nomination for a Grammy Award should have been the crowning achievement of a musical career.

Instead, musicians based in Bobo-Dioulasso, whose work is featured …

At African Union Summit, Guterres lauds strong AU-UN partnership, outlines areas for more cooperation

Hailing the partnership between Africa and the United Nations as solid, and grounded on sound principles of human rights and good governance, Secretary General, Antonio Guterres told leaders gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the …

At African Union Summit, Guterres outlines UN-AU approach to combatting terrorism

No single nation, institution, or organization can defeat terrorism in Africa or anywhere else, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told a special meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, …