Daily Archives: April 15, 2018

RWANDA JOINS KENYA IN APPROVING AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE TREATY

KIGALI– Rwanda’s Cabinet has endorsed the draft law ratifying the African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA), paving way for parliament’s ratification.

According to minutes of Wednesday’s cabinet meeting, the cabinet also approved Protocol on trade …

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: IT’S NOT RARE FOR AFRICAN ATHLETES TO GO MISSING

GOLD COAST (AUSTRALIA)-At least 13 African athletes have vanished from the on-going Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Most of them are from Cameroon, with the team describing the disappearance as “desertion”.

Organisers on the Gold Coast …

China Eyes Australian Donkey Exports

The Northern Territory government in Australia says it has been approached by nearly 50 Chinese companies looking to buy land to start donkey farms. Demand for donkey products, especially donkey-hide gelatin is increasing in China, …

Full Steam Ahead for Mozambique’s Rail Network

Dozens of passengers line up in single file along the platform in the dead of night, ready to gather their luggage and pile into the ageing railway carriages.

At the small railway station in Nampula, …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary General.

**Saudi Arabia

Good afternoon. Let’s try to get this done. The Secretary General will leave New York …