Category Archives: Human Rights

Switzerland or Swaziland? Be Confused No More

Breathe easy, Switzerland: The tiny African kingdom of Swaziland is changing its name.

King Mswati III announced it during celebrations of the 50th anniversary of independence and his 50th birthday. …

AFRICAN, CARIBBEAN, EU LAWMAKERS PLEDGE SUPPORT FOR FREE TRADE

NAIROBI-- Lawmakers from Africa, Caribbean, Pacific and the European Union (ACP- EU) on Wednesday pledged support for trade liberalization as a means to promote economic growth, peace and security.

The …

AFRICAN, CARIBBEAN, EU LAWMAKERS PLEDGE SUPPORT FOR FREE TRADE

NAIROBI-- Lawmakers from Africa, Caribbean, Pacific and the European Union (ACP- EU) on Wednesday pledged support for trade liberalization as a means to promote economic growth, peace and security.

The …

SWAZILAND OFFICIAL DENIES GOVT BOUGHT FLEET OF CARS AHEAD OF KING’S 50TH BIRTHDAY

MBABANE, SWAZILAND-- The Principal Secretary of Swaziland's Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Makhosini Mndawe, has denied that the government bought a fleet of cars worth 7.5 million US dollars …

South Africa’s Ramaphosa: ANC Working to Resolve Fate of Zuma

The leader of South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) party said Sunday the party is to holding meeting to discuss the fate of the country's scandal-tainted president Jacob Zuma.

ANC …

Belgium opens 4 new embassies in Africa: Benin, Guinea, Mali and Niger

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo announce the opening of 4 new Belgian embassies …