Daily Archives: July 26, 2019

South Sudan Official Calls Tax Exemptions Too Costly

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN – South Sudan’s National Revenue Authority says the government is losing vast sums of money each month because of excessive tax exemptions. Olympio Attipoe, commissioner-general of South Sudan’s National Revenue Authority, said unide…

Up to 150 Dead in Migrant Shipwreck Off Libya

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency says up to 150 refugees and migrants are believed to have lost their lives Thursday in a shipwreck on the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya.If confirmed, the UNHCR says the shipwreak will be the biggest on the Me…

Video of the military using violent methods divides public opinion and highlights gravity of the attacks in northern Mozambique

A video being shared on social media (WARNING: graphic imagery) shows men dressed in the uniform of the Armed Defence Forces of Mozambique (FADM) torturing and humiliating a presumed civilian. This incident takes place in the context of the fight again…

Sudanese Migrant Returnees to access Health Insurance

Abuse, stress and lack of medical care are constant bedfellows for migrants in Libya’s detention camps � and thosewhoare rescued unwittingly transfer the health burden to their countries of origin where assistance isoften limited. Luckily for Sudanese…