Daily Archives: May 6, 2019

South Africa Political Parties Race to May 8 Poll

JOHANNESBURG South Africa’s top three political parties sprinted towards the finish line before Wednesday’s poll, with the leaders of each party giving impassioned pleas to a deeply divided, conflicted electorate of 26.7 million people.

The ruling ANC, the established Democratic …

UN Rights Chief: Cameroon Has Brief Window to Try to Halt Violence

GENEVA Cameroon needs a rapid and deep-rooted effort to tackle a crisis of violence that has erupted in several areas of the country, U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday at the end of a visit to the …

Sudan’s Military Council Issuing Draft Constitution

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Sudan’s ruling Transitional Military Council has said it will publish its own suggested constitutional draft after disagreeing with some points in the opposition’s draft. A revised constitution is part of negotiated efforts between the military and protest groups …

Chess: Esperanca Caxita wins African championship

Currently with Elo of 1800 against the previous 1794 (Rating of the International Federation of Chess (FIDE), the Angolan has qualified to compete in the qualifiers of the world championship, which takes place next September in Russia.

In Madagascar, Angola …