Category Archives: General

Rwandan Leader Says at Least 2 Troops Killed in Rebel Attack

KIGALI, RWANDA Rwandan President Paul Kagame says at least two soldiers were killed when rebels crossed into the country from Congo earlier this week.

Kagame on Friday blamed the Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, …

Adopting 7 Resolutions, General Assembly Calls for Recorded Vote on Texts Addressing Global Health, Ties with Organization of Islamic Cooperation

As the General Assembly considered seven draft resolutions today on issues ranging from the return of cultural property to education for democracy, speakers held a contentious debate, resulting in a recorded vote on two texts …

‘Young Miracle:’ Baby Recovers from Ebola in Congo Outbreak

JOHANNESBURG They call her the “young miracle.” A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center just six days after birth has now recovered from the virus.

Congo’s health ministry calls the baby the …

Nigerian Governor: Buhari Says Economy in ‘Bad Shape’

ABUJA, NIGERIA Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said the country’s economy was in “bad shape,” the governor of a northwestern state told reporters Friday after a meeting with governors from across the country.

Buhari will seek …

IGAD Member States To Review and Validate National Criminal Information Systems (CIS) and Infrastructures in View of Establishing Standardized Regional System

Mombasa, Kenya: The IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP) together with IGAD Member States are holding a workshop in Mombasa, Kenya to review, evaluate, improve and validate findings and recommendations of IGAD Member State national …