Daily Archives: March 16, 2019

Armed Men Kill 9, Including Children, in North Nigeria

LAGOS, NIGERIA Armed men killed nine villagers, including children, and torched homes in northern Nigeria on Saturday, official sources said, the latest attack in a surge of violence in the Kaduna region.

“Kaduna state government …

1 Dead in DRC Post-Election Violence

At least one person is reported dead after protests over local elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Members of the ruling Union for Democracy and Social Progress party began demonstrating in the streets Friday …

Pope Says Hopes to Visit South Sudan to Promote Peace

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis has met with the president of South Sudan and told him that he still hopes to visit the country as a sign of closeness to the population and of encouragement for …

South Africa: Labour court blocks mine union’s plan for industry-wide strike

RUSTENBURG (South Africa), South Africa’s labour court has rejected a request by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) to hold an industry-wide strike covering the platinum and gold sectors, Anglogold Ashanti, Anglo American …

GAD VALIDATES ITS LAND POLICY CONVERGENCE FRAMEWORK

15 March 2019, ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), in collaboration with the African Land Policy Centre based at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa, today held a …