Daily Archives: February 11, 2018

In Seoul, UN chief says Global Goals must be a blueprint for fair globalization

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday highlighted the importance of engagement and empowerment to transform the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into benefits for all people worldwide and called on all sectors of the society …

South Africa’s ANC Schedules Meeting, Zuma the Likely Topic

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) will convene a special meeting of its executive body Monday, its spokesman said, amid mounting pressure on President Jacob Zuma to step down.

Spokesman Pule Mabe declined to …

Egypt: 16 Militants Killed in Major Sinai Operation

Egypt’s military said Sunday it has killed 16 militants and arrested more than 30 suspects in a major counterterrorism operation that was launched last week, targeting terrorist and criminal elements and organizations across the country.…

SOUTH AFRICA: DEPUTY PRES RAMAPHOSA TARGETS “PRESSING MATTERS” IN PUSH FOR ZUMA EXIT

CAPE TOWN– African National Congress (ANC) leader Cyril Ramaphosa pulled out of public events to focus on pressing matters, fuelling speculation that Ramaphosa was making a final push to force Jacob Zuma to step down …

Ethiopia Opens Three-Day Talks With Somali Rebels

The first round of three-day talks between Ethiopian officials and representatives from the Ethiopian rebel group of ethnic Somalis, Ogden National Liberation Front (ONLF), began Sunday at a secret location in the Kenyan capital of …