Daily Archives: January 12, 2019

TUNISIAN PRESIDENT PARDONS HUNDREDS OF PRISONERS OVER EIGHTH REVOLUTION ANNIVERSARY

TUNIS, Tunisia, Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, on Friday granted clemency, for hundreds of prisoners, over the eighth anniversary of the 2011 revolution, a presidency statement said.

According to a report, presented by Minister of Justice, Mohamed Karim al-Jamousi to …

Sudan Protests Death Toll Reaches 24, Panel Says

CAIRO The death toll from protests in Sudan that began last month has risen to 24, the head of the Sudanese government fact-finding committee, Amer Ibrahim, said Saturday.

Anti-government protests broke out in December over rising food prices and cash …

CHINA TO SUPPORT EXPANSION OF GHANA’S MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

ACCRA, China, on Friday, pledged its support to help Ghana expand the University of Health and Allied Sciences, located at Ho, 180 km northeast of the capital, Accra.

At a brief ceremony, Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Wang Shiting and Ghana’s …

In Sudan, What Happens After al-Bashir?

CAIRO As violent anti-government protests enter their fourth week, Sudan appears headed toward political paralysis, with drawn-out unrest across much of the country and a fractured opposition without a clear idea of what to do if their wish to see …