Zimbabwe’s Rights Abuses May Dent Hope of Lifting Sanctions

HARARE, ZIMABABWE – Activists and the main opposition party in Zimbabwe say the country is not ready for the end of U.S. and European sanctions, accusing the government of continued human rights violations. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s sympathizers say lifting sanctions …

Liberian President Wants to Shorten Terms for Legislature, Executive

Liberian President George Weah has proposed reducing term lengths for members of the executive and legislative branches of government.

Under his plan, the president and representatives would serve five years instead of six, while senators would sit for seven years …

Liberian President Wants to Shorten Terms for Legislature, Executive

Liberian President George Weah has proposed reducing term lengths for members of the executive and legislative branches of government.

Under his plan, the president and representatives would serve five years instead of six, while senators would sit for seven years …

GOOGLE’S LIGHTWEIGHT SEARCH APP, GOOGLE GO, LAUNCHES TO ANDROID USERS WORLDWIDE

Google Go, a lightweight version of Google’s search app, is today becoming available to all Android users worldwide. First launchedin 2017 after months of beta testing, the app had been designed primarily for use in emerging markets where people are …

Burkina Faso Leader Laments ‘Dark Stain’ After Attack Kills 24 Soldiers

OUAGADOUGOU – Gunmen killed 24 soldiers in an attack on an army unit in Burkina Faso, the deadliest yet in the West African nation’s fight against Islamist militants, which the president on Tuesday called a “dark stain” on the country’s …

International Organization for Migration (IOM) Director General Visits Cyclone Affected Areas in Mozambique

IOM Director General Antoacute;nio Vitorino is currently on a two-day visit to Mozambique to assess and support the humanitarian response after the country was devastated by two catastrophic storms earlier this year. Cyclone Idai (March) and Cyclone Kenneth (April) affected …