Daily Archives: March 13, 2018

UN Investigators Call for Accountability and Justice in South Sudan, Burundi

U.N. investigators are calling for justice in light of separate reports to the United Nations Human Rights Council describing widespread and gross violations of human rights in South Sudan and Burundi.

More than four years …

Secretary Tillerson’s Meeting With Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:?

Secretary Tillerson met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on March 12 in Abuja to strengthen the U.S. partnership with Nigeria. He recognized Nigeria’s leadership in the Lake …

Nigeria’s Buhari Fires Head of Niger Delta Amnesty Program

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari sacked the head of an amnesty program for former militants in the country’s oil- and gas-producing heartland, amid allegations of graft.

Funding of the former Niger Delta militants under the 2009 …

Trump Fires Tillerson, Picks CIA Chief Pompeo to Succeed Him

President Donald Trump has fired his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and picked CIA director Mike Pompeo to replace him.

Trump has also nominated Gina Haspel, the current deputy director at the Central Intelligence Agency, …

South Africa Marks Centenary of Mandela’s 1918 Birth

The Nelson Mandela Foundation is preparing events and other initiatives this year to mark the centenary of the birth of the anti-apartheid leader who became South African’s first black president.

Sello Hatang, chief executive of …