Tanzanian wildlife authorities to auction 75 tourist hunting blocks

DAR ES SALAAM— Tanzania’s wildlife authorities announced on Saturday the auctioning of 75 tourist hunting blocks in 2022. The Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) said in a statement that the tourist hunting blocks will be auctioned in game controlled areas, open areas and game reserves. The TAWA said in the statement that the auctioning that […]

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AU chief commends release of opposition political figures in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA— Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat on Saturday commended the release of senior opposition political figures detained in Ethiopia. “The Chairperson welcomes this important gesture of appeasement of the political situation in Ethiopia,” an AU statement read. The statement came after the Ethiopian government on Friday released high-level and […]

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UN Women sets the theme for 2022 International Women’s Day

UNITED NATIONS— The United Nations Women have set the theme for International Women’s Day, as “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow,” which will be marked by a high-level virtual event on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. The Secretary-General of the United Nations, the President of the General Assembly, the Chair of the Commission on the […]

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Denmark frees suspected pirates in dinghy in Gulf of Guinea

COPENHAGEN— Three suspected pirates who were detained for six weeks on a Danish warship off West Africa’s coast have been released at sea in a small dinghy. The three were captured in November after a fatal exchange of fire in the Gulf of Guinea. The Danish Armed Forces said they had failed to find a […]

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