Category Archives: Business

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 …

US Imposes Travel Ban on Sudan’s Former Security Chief

The United States has imposed a visa ban on the former director general of Sudan’s national intelligence and security services for his alleged involvement in gross human rights violations.

The State Department, in announcing the ban Wednesday, said it has …

Angolan president arrives in Tanzania for SADC meeting

On arrival, JoAPound o Lourenco was received by the Minister of Land and Human Settlement Development, William Lukuvi, and the Angolan Ambassador to Tanzania, Sandro de Oliveira.

Earlier this evening, the Angolan Head of State attends a Troika mini-summit with …

Ex-Hostage: Aid Worker Kidnappings ‘Big Business’ as Criminals Wade In

Kidnapping of aid workers has become “big business” as militants often work with crime networks to carry out abductions, a senior United Nations official and former hostage said on Tuesday.

Vincent Cochetel, who was held captive in Chechnya in 1998, …

South Sudan Activists Ramp Up Pressure for Unity Government

JUBA – South Sudan activists on Monday began a campaign to pressure the country’s warring parties to meet a fast-approaching deadline to form a unity government as part of their 2018 peace agreement.

The Civil Society Forum, a coalition of …

French Charities Rescue 81 More Migrants Off Libya

Two French charities pulled another 81 migrants from the waters off Libya Sunday, bringing the number of those it rescued at sea since Friday to 211.

Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranean jointly operate the Norwegian-flagged rescue ship Ocean Viking.…