Daily Archives: February 16, 2019

In West Africa, UN Security Council visits CAte d’Ivoire and Guinea-Bissau

Members of the United Nations Security Council are on a mission to West Africa where they are reviewing strides made in peacebuilding by both CAte d’Ivoire and Guinea-Bissau.

Arriving Thursday 14 February in the Ivoirian …

In West Africa, UN Security Council visits CAte d’Ivoire and Guinea-Bissau

Members of the United Nations Security Council are on a mission to West Africa where they are reviewing strides made in peacebuilding by both CAte d’Ivoire and Guinea-Bissau.

Arriving Thursday 14 February in the Ivoirian …

South Africa withdraws arrest warrant for Zuma friend Gupta

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa has provisionally withdrawn an arrest warrant for Ajay Gupta, a businessman and friend of former president Jacob Zuma, police said on Friday.

Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas accused Gupta of offering …

AMISOM Unveils Plan to Flush al-Shabab From Somalia Hideouts

Top military commanders of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Saturday that they had agreed to launch new, targeted military operations against al-Shabab militants in Somalia.

According to AMISOM, the new activities will …

Polls critical to future of democracy in Nigeria, across Africa – U.S.

WASHINGTON, The United States says Nigeria’s presidential elections slated for Feb 23, is critical to the future of democracy in the country and across Africa.

The election was originally to be held Saturday Feb 16 …