Daily Archives: January 18, 2019

MOROCCO FOILS 89,000 ILLEGAL MIGRATION ATTEMPTS IN 2018 – INTERIOR MINISTRY

MARRAKECH, Morocco stopped 89,000 people from illegally migrating in 2018, up 37 percent compared to a year earlier, the interior ministry said, as the country became the main launchpad in the Mediterranean for Europe-bound migrants.

Morocco, which other Africans can …

Sudanese-American Politician Who Organized Protests Goes Missing

A Sudanese-American politician who organized recent anti-government protests in Sudan remained missing Friday, two days after disappearing on the streets of the capital, Khartoum, his wife said.

Rudwan Dawod, a political activist with the group Sudan of the Future Campaign, …

LIBYA: DEATH TOLL IN MILITIA CLASHES IN CAPITAL TRIPOLI RISES TO 10

TRIPOLI, The death toll from clashes between rival militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli has risen to 10 killed and 41 wounded, the health ministry said.

Fighting broke out this week between rival armed groups in the south of the …

Protester’s Funeral Becomes New Flashpoint in Sudan Unrest

KHARTOUM Sudanese police shot live ammunition on Friday as mourners gathered outside the home of a 60-year-old protester who died from a gunshot wound sustained during anti-government demonstrations, a Reuters witness said.

Around 5,000 mourners turned out for the funeral …