Daily Archives: February 23, 2019

Sudan Opposition Vows to Press on Against Bashir, Despite ‘Emergency’

CAIRO Sudanese opposition groups, including the influential trade union association that is leading political protests against the government, are saying that they will continue their demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir, despite a series of political …

Botswana Mulls Lifting Big Game Hunting Ban

GABORONE, Botswana’s government is considering lifting a ban on big game hunting, saying it might be necessary to prevent conflict with humans.

Botswana is home to about 130,000 elephants � almost a third of Africa’s …

Central African Republic Still Needs Robust International Support amid Precarious Humanitarian Situation, Special representative Tells Security Council

Peace Will Not Work without Concerted Efforts by Region, Partners, African Union Cautions, as Foreign Minister Touts Progress

Amid a precarious humanitarian situation, the Central African Republic needs robust international support now more than ever …

African Union Election Observation Missions deployed in Nigeria and Senegal

Addis Ababa, As two Member States of the African Union, the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Senegal, hold crucial elections on 23 and 24 February 2019 respectively, the Chairperson of the African …

Great opportunity to bring peace back to Central African Republic, senior UN official says

UNITED NATIONS, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, said that the opportunity to bring peace back to the Central African Republic (CAR) is great.

We have a great opportunity to bring peace back …