Category Archives: Legal Judicial

Indonesia to Put Muslim Issues Forward at UN Security Council

JAKARTA, INDONESIA Indonesia says it will use its new position on the U.N. Security Council to focus attention on the Israel-Palestinian conflict. But observers say Jakarta should use its seat to put forward a broader range of issues affecting Muslims …

Savings But No Title Deed? Loans Help Kenyan Women Turn Idle Land into Gold

TULUROBA, KENYA For the women of Tuluroba village’s self-help group, the goal was simple: use their combined savings to buy cattle, fatten them and sell them to the beef industry for slaughter.

But there was a problem.

“We had no …

Demonstrator: Sudanese Government Stepping Up Violent Efforts to Quell Protests

Sudan’s government is stepping up violent efforts to quell widespread protests in the country, according to a demonstrator interviewed on a VOA program.

Khartoum protester Nour El Din told VOA’s South Sudan in Focus on Monday that police “are hunting …

BOAT CAPSIZE KILLS AT LEAST 12 IN NORTHERN ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, At least 12 people were killed after a boat capsized Monday night, in Tana Lake, in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara regional state, state media reported, on Tuesday.

It was not clear how many people were on board the …

Nigeria Targets 26M People in Yellow Fever Campaign

ABUJA A vaccination center in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, is swarming with people, a sign that Nigeria’s campaign to vaccinate more people against yellow fever appears to be making headway.

As part of the effort, Nigeria’s government partnered with the World …

Commission Implementing Decision of 13.12.2018 amending Commission Implementing Decision C(2017) 8863 on the financing of humanitarian aid operational priorities from the 2018 general budget of the European Union – ECHO/WWD/BUD/2018/01000

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 , and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article …