Monthly Archives: December 2017

Returning Migrants Start Over in Sierra Leone

FREETOWN According to a recent U.N. report, migration is on the rise. There are now an estimated 258 million people living in a country other than their country of birth. …

Free and fair elections ‘confirm Liberia’s steady march towards lasting peace,’ says UN chief

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday congratulated George Weah on his election as the next President of Liberia, and commended Vice-President Joseph Boakai for conceding defeat.

In a statement …

Kenyan Opposition: If No Dialogue, We’ll Inaugurate Odinga

NAIROBI Kenya's opposition says it will proceed with its planned inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga as president if Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta does not convene a national dialogue. Kenyatta …

MOROCCO CAN DO MUCH TO MOBILIZE AFRICAN, EUROPEAN SUPPORT FOR PALESTINIAN CASE, SAYS HAMAS LEADER

RABAT, Given its experience and the complementarity between its authorities, people and political parties, Morocco can do a lot to mobilize Moroccans, Africans and Europeans to defend the Palestinian cause, …

Sustained cooperation vital to address Somalia’s challenges, says UN envoy

In a year which saw millions of Somali civilians displaced by armed conflict and thousands more killed and wounded in violence, the United Nations envoy to the country has called …

Sudan to hand over Suakin Island to Turkey for rebuilding, Erdogan says

Sudan has agreed to hand over Suakin Island to Turkey for rebuilding, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said late Monday.

Suakin, one of the oldest seaports in Africa, was used by …