Daily Archives: August 1, 2018

Chinese Police Remove Professor During Broadcast of VOA Program

Chinese police broke into the home of a retired Shandong University professor who is critical of China’s human rights record as he was expressing via a telephone interview his opinions on the Voice of America …

Djibouti Slams Call for End to Eritrea Sanctions

Djibouti, an increasingly strategic nation in the Horn of Africa, has condemned last week’s call by Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed for the lifting of U.N. sanctions against Eritrea.

During his three-day visit to Eritrea’s …

South African White Lobby Group Calls ANC Land Plan ‘Catastrophic’

South Africa’s white farmers on Wednesday criticized the ruling African National Congress’ (ANC) decision to endorse constitutional changes to allow the state to seize land without compensation, saying the move would be catastrophic.

On Tuesday …

Africa’s Great Lakes Region Leaders Bid for Peace at Conference

As the Global Peace Conference opens in Uganda, heads of state, especially in the East African region, are trying to focus more on unity instead of fragmentation that has plunged the area into conflict.

East …

Deadly Ebola Outbreak Confirmed in Eastern DRC

Four cases of the Ebola virus have been confirmed in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, officials confirmed Wednesday.

JulienPaluku, governor of North Kivu province, announced the outbreak on Twitter, just a week after …