Category Archives: Education

Heavy Rain Complicates Life for Thousands of Displaced Ethiopians

Aid agencies say more than 800,000 people, displaced by violence in southern Ethiopia, are facing a humanitarian crisis as the rainy season sets in with inadequate shelter to protect them from cold, wet weather. Hundreds of thousands of people were …

New Permanent Representative of Senegal Presents Credentials

The new Permanent Representative of Senegal to the United Nations, Cheikh Niang, presented his credentials to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres today.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Niang served as Senegal’s Ambassador to Japan � concurrently accredited to Australia, New …

Coffee and Conservation: Mozambique Tries Both on a Mountain

At Mozambique’s Mount Gorongosa � where farmers are being encouraged to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees, both to improve their own lot and to restore the forest � there is a point beyond which visitors are told …

South Sudan Rebels Reject New Peace Deal

South Sudanese rebels have rejected a new peace deal that according to the government had been agreed to by both sides. The news has deflated hopes for an end to South Sudan’s nearly five-year civil war.

In a statement issued …

PRETORIA WILL NOT REINSTATE AMBASSADOR TO TEL AVIV

PRETORIA– South African International Relations and Co-operation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has reiterated the government’s stance not to reinstate its ambassador in Tel Aviv.

The South African government says it will not bow to pressure to normalise its diplomatic relations with …

MOZAMBICAN GOVT REMOVES HEAD OF STATE BROADCASTER

MAPUTO– The Mozambican government has dismissed the chairperson of the public television station, TVM, Armando Inroga, but has not immediately appointed a replacement.

Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Ana Comoana, who is the Government Spokesperson, told the media after …