Daily Archives: August 25, 2019

Sudan Flood Death Toll Reaches 62: State Media

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – Heavy rainfall and flash floods have killed 62 people in Sudan and left 98 others injured, the official SUNA news agency reported on Sunday.Sudan has been hit by torrential rains since the start of July, affecting nearly 200,000 peopl…

U.S. EXIM Bank seeks vote on $5 bln loan to Mozambique liquefied natural gas project

WASHINGTON, The U.S. Export-Import Bank said its board intends to vote on a $5 billion direct loan for the development of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique, the bank’s biggest export financing deal in years.The government export lende…

Sudan PM Seeks End toCountry’s Pariah Status

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – Sudan’s new prime minister says in an interview that ending his country’s international pariah status and drastically cutting military spending are prerequisites for rescuing a faltering economy.Abdalla Hamdok, a well-known economist,…

Nigerian Human Trafficking Victims Rebuild Their Lives After Returning Home

ABUJA – Nigeria’s agency for combating human trafficking is repatriating and re-settling women who have been subjected to forced labor and prostitution after being smuggled into Europe on false promises of working at well-paying jobs. Thousands of Nig…