Daily Archives: June 22, 2019

Polls Close in Mauritania Election

NOUAKCHOTT – Mauritanian voters went to the polls Saturday in the country’s first election without an incumbent presidential candidate since the 2008 coup.

Polling stations closed at 7 p.m. across the Sahara Desert nation, and preliminary results are expected late …

Sudan Protesters Hold Night Gatherings to Rekindle Movement

KHARTOUM – As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movement’s latest updates.

Grappling with a power outage, blocked internet access and heightened …

Central African Republic Facing Acute Food Shortages

GENEVA – A new report finds nearly half of all people in the Central African Republic are suffering acute food shortages. The latest assessment by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, a joint effort by eight U.N. and International non-governmental …