Daily Archives: July 9, 2019

Ivory Coast Passes Legislation Encouraged by Ivanka Trump

WASHINGTON – Ivanka Trump is applauding the recent passage of legislation in Ivory Coast related to changes she pushed during her April trip to Africa.

The country is in the process of updating its family code to make it more …

Cuban-trained doctors urged to drive change in South Africa

PRETORIA, Newly graduated South African medical doctors, who were trained in Cuba, have been encouraged to drive change in their communities.

The eighty-seven South African medical doctors graduated at the Walter Sisulu University in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, on Friday.

This …

South Sudan Court Rules Against Marriage of Girl, 16, in Landmark Case

JUBA – A court in South Sudan has annulled a child marriage, in a rare legal case that activists say could signal a turning point for women’s rights in the conservative country.

The marriage of a 16-year-old girl, the daughter …

South Africa: Parliament calls for end to illegal farm invasions

PRETORIA, South Africa’s Parliament vowed to do all in its power to stem illegal farm invasions as the country is pursuing a controversial land reform.

We must do all in our power to stem illegal farm invasions and ensure that …

South Sudan Marks Anniversary With Hunger Still a Pressing Issue

MALAKAL AND UPPER NILE, SOUTH SUDAN – Eight years after South Sudan’s independence, hunger continues to plague the world’s youngest nation. A recent United Nations report shows nearly half the population � 6.1 million people � are facing some degree …