Daily Archives: August 17, 2019

SADC Chairman points out political progress

In a message on the occasion of the SADC Day, 17 August, the regional bloc Chairman and President of Namibia, said the region continues to consolidate the democratic principles to ensure an effective governance.

“We should be proud of our …

UN Condemns Government Crackdown on Peaceful Protests in Zimbabwe

GENEVA – The U.N. human rights office is condemning a crackdown Friday in Zimbabwe by riot police on peaceful protesters in the capital, Harare. The agency is calling for an investigation into excessive use of force by security forces.

U.N. …

Sudanese Military, Protest Leaders Sign Transition Deal

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – Sudan’s Transitional Military Council and protest leaders on Saturday signed a historic power-sharing agreement in Khartoum.

The pact opens the way for the two factions to form a joint military and civilian council that will lead Sudan …