Daily Archives: October 3, 2019

Hundreds Return to Burundi as Mass Repatriation Effort Begins

More than 500 Burundians were returned to their home country from three Tanzanian refugee camps Thursday, marking the first wave in a massive effort to repatriate people fleeing violence and unrest over the last few years.

Burundians boarded buses at …

Nigeria Releases 25 Children Cleared of Suspected Ties With Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA, – The Nigerian army released 25 children Thursday after clearing them of suspected ties with armed Islamist groups in the country’s restive northeast region, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said.

Nigeria has fought an insurgency by militant …

Nigeria Releases 25 Children Cleared of Suspected Ties With Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA, – The Nigerian army released 25 children Thursday after clearing them of suspected ties with armed Islamist groups in the country’s restive northeast region, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said.

Nigeria has fought an insurgency by militant …

Speech of H.E. Mr Vincent Degert, Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius

By H.E. Mr Vincent Degert, Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius on 3 October 2019 at 9.30 at Voilagrave; Bagatelle Hocirc;tel

Mr Said Abdou SALIM, Director of the Office of the Minister of the Economy of …

Tanzania Denies Hiding Information on Suspected Ebola Cases

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – Tanzania denied Thursday it was withholding information from the World Health Organization (WHO) on suspected cases of Ebola, saying it was not hiding any outbreak of the deadly disease in the country.

Ebola is known …

Toothpick and Two Generals Helped Venezuela Opposition Leader Survive Jail

CARACAS – During four months in a small military jail cell, Venezuela’s Congress vice president scratched the days on a wall with a toothpick, held a hunger-strike, and made unlikely friends with two generals who have fallen foul of the …