Daily Archives: August 24, 2019

Thousands of Congolese Refugees in Angola Head Home to DRC’s Kasai

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency said Saturday that 8,500 refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Kasai province had spontaneously abandoned their camp in Angola and were heading to the homes they fled more than one year ago. The march hom…

Nigeria’s Prisons Set to Undergo Long-Awaited Reforms

ENUGU, NIGERIA – After Clinton Kanu was arrested and charged with murder in 1993, he spent 13 years in prison awaiting trial. He waited another 14 years on death row at a prison in southern Nigeria. He says that prison is horrible and that his entire …

54 Dead, Tens of Thousands Displaced in Heavy Sudan Flooding

GENEVA – The United Nations reports nearly two months of heavy rains and flooding in Sudan have wiped out livelihoods, rendered tens of thousands of people homeless and created a humanitarian emergency that needs a swift international response.At least…

South Africa to promote African interests at G7 summit: Presidency

CAPE TOWN, South Africa will utilize the upcoming G7 summit to promote the interests of the African Union (AU), the Presidency said.South Africa will collaborate with other developing countries that have been invited to participate in the summit in ord…