Daily Archives: January 27, 2019

Riyadh Releases Ethiopian-Born Billionaire It Held Since 2017

WASHINGTON The Saudi government has released Sheikh Mohammed Hussein al-Amoudi, an Ethiopian-born billionaire who was arrested in November 2017, in an anti-corruption sweep.

Ethiopia’s Office of the Prime Minister confirmed the news.

The Reuters news …

Electoral Commission on final day of voter registration

Final day of voter registration

The Electoral Commission calls on all eligible voters to take advantage of the final day of voter registration at the country’s 22 925 voting stations to register and update their …

Nigeria Rejects Foreign Criticism Over Judge’s Suspension

Nigeria’s government warned off international “meddling,” insisting the West African country will conduct “free, fair elections” for the presidency on February 16.

Reacting to criticism by the United States, Britain and the European Union of …

Egypt’s President Hosts Sudan’s Embattled Leader

CAIRO Egypt hosted embattled Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Sunday, saying it supports stability in the country undergoing popular demonstrations against al-Bashir’s 29-year rule.

After meeting with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to discuss deepening relations and …

Cameroon Struggles to Secure Neighbors, Its Own Territory

BOSSANGOA, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC While Sudan hosted a new round of Central African Republic (C.A.R.) peace talks this week (Thursday, Jan. 24), Cameroon’s military was announcing new troop deployments to contain spillover from fighting inside …