Category Archives: Business

South Sudan’s Former Child Soldiers Struggle to Move on

YAMBIO, SOUTH SUDAN – When he escaped the armed group that had abducted him at the age of 15, the child soldier swore he’d never go back. But the South Sudanese teen still thinks about returning to the bush, six …

Zimbabwe Declares New Public Holiday to Protest US Sanctions

HARARE – Zimbabwe has declared a new public holiday to protest U.S sanctions it says are hurting its economy, and the day comes with a state-sponsored festival.

Acting information minister Amon Murwira says Anti-Sanctions Day will be marked on Oct. …

47 Countries Make 67 Reforms to Help Farmers Grow Their Business

WASHINGTON, Four countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are among the top ten reformers worldwide promoting favorable regulations for farmers in the areas measured, a report issued by the World Bank finds.

According to Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2019, the business …

Opposition losers Renamo calls for Mozambique elections to be cancelled

MAPUTO, Mozambique’s main opposition party has called for Tuesday’s elections to be cancelled, citing violence and fraud.

Renamo accused the ruling party, Frelimo, of violating the August peace deal between the two sides.

A European Union observer mission said the …

Darfur Victims Say for Sake of Peace Bashir Must Face ICC

CAMP KALMA, SUDAN – For Jamal Ibrahim, whose sisters were raped by militiamen in Darfur, only the handover of Sudan’s ousted dictator Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court can bring peace to the restive Darfur region.

“Two of my …

Darfur Victims Say for Sake of Peace Bashir Must Face ICC

CAMP KALMA, SUDAN – For Jamal Ibrahim, whose sisters were raped by militiamen in Darfur, only the handover of Sudan’s ousted dictator Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court can bring peace to the restive Darfur region.

“Two of my …