Daily Archives: November 2, 2018

Remarks at the 18th Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Council of Ministers Meeting

As Prepared for Delivery

Madam Minister, Secretary General, distinguished delegates and guests, I am honored to convey to you the greetings of the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the United States’ appreciation to the …

Cameroon Separatist Leaders Make Court Appearance

Julius Ayuk Tabe and nine other separatist leaders made their first public appearance Thursday since Nigeria extradited the men to Cameroon in January.

The men appeared tired as they were brought into a Court of …

UN Urges Nigeria to Bolster Protection in Borno State IDP Camps

Nigeria must beef up protection for civilians at displaced persons’ camps following a deadly attack by Boko Haram militants, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said.

Armed men attacked the camp at …

Gay Witch-Hunt Sparks Fear, Panic in Tanzania’s LGBT+ Community

Gay and transgender people in Tanzania have gone into hiding fearing for their lives after a senior government official called on the public to report suspected homosexuals so that they could be arrested beginning Monday.…

FAO and the New Development Bank plan to join forces in boost for efforts to achieve 2030 Agenda

Shanghai/Rome – In the first partnership of its kind, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the New Development Bank (NDB) are set to increase their joint efforts to help countries …