Daily Archives: July 23, 2019

United Nations re-opens bidding on Financial Audit Review of Libya’s two branches of the Central Bank of Libya

Restoring confidence, promoting transparency, and supporting the reunification of Libya’s financial and economic institutions are crucial to Libya’s stability and the prosperity. Towards this end, UNSMIL remains committed to facilitating a financial audit review of the two branches of the …

South Africa pledges to cooperate with UN court in arrest of genocide suspect

PRETORIA, The South African government pledged to cooperate with the UN International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) in the arrest of genocide suspects.

This came after IRMCT chief prosecutor Serge Brammertz accused South Africa of failing to cooperate in …

Secretary-General Visits Mozambique

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (left) speaks with students at the 25 de Junho School that is currently hosting around 5,000 children ranging in ages from five to 14. The school, located in Beira, was damaged during the cyclone Idai when most …

US Imposes Visa Restrictions on Nigerians Involved in ‘Undermining Democracy’

WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it had imposed visa restrictions on Nigerians it said were involved in trying to undermine democracy in presidential and parliamentary elections this year.

The department did not name the individuals or …

South Africa’s anti-corruption chief Busisiwe Mkhwebane lied under oath: court ruled

PRETORIA, South Africa’s highest court has ruled that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane lied under oath and acted in bad faith while investigating a bank bailout.

The Constitutional Court upheld a High Court ruling that ordered Mkhwebane to pay $62,000 in …

Anglophone Prisoners Riot in Cameroon Amid Separatist Crisis

YAOUNDE – Cameroonian security forces moved Tuesday to quell uprisings in two prisons by inmates protesting the government’s crackdown on the Anglophone separatist movement and poor conditions of incarceration.

Scores of people from English-speaking regions of the central African country …