Daily Archives: July 8, 2019

Sudan’s Military Council to Be Dissolved in Transition Deal

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s top general says the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the implementation of a power-sharing deal reached with protesters last week.

The military and a …

European Investment Bank backs high-speed Cabo Verde internet and telecom connection

New link to transform communications and enable 4G services; connects Cabo Verde to trans-Atlantic EllaLink cable; Reduces dependence on a single submarine cable

The European Investment Bank, the world’s largest international public bank, has agreed to provide USD 25 million …

European Investment Bank backs high-speed Cabo Verde internet and telecom connection

New link to transform communications and enable 4G services; connects Cabo Verde to trans-Atlantic EllaLink cable; Reduces dependence on a single submarine cable

The European Investment Bank, the world’s largest international public bank, has agreed to provide USD 25 million …

Secretary-General Appoints Mirko Manzoni of Switzerland His Personal Envoy for Mozambique

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced today the appointment of Mirko Manzoni of Switzerland as his Personal Envoy for Mozambique. In this role, Mr. Manzoni will provide good-offices support in facilitating the dialogue between the Government of Mozambique and RENAMO …

African Union Launches Continent-Wide Free Trade Area

NIAMEY, NIGER – At the African Union Summit in Niger, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari launched the African Continental Free Trade Area by signing the continent’s largest economy onto the deal.

After months of reluctance over competition concerns, Nigeria’s support gives …

Daesh attack in Mozambique kills seven

MAPUTO, Seven people, including a police officer, were killed in northern Mozambique in an attack claimed by the Daesh group.

One police officer and six civilians, including two children, were killed in the attack, which took place in the village …