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UN, AU IN FRESH BID TO RESTART CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC PEACE TALKS

UN, AU IN FRESH BID TO RESTART CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC PEACE TALKS

BANGUI, Senior officials from the United Nations, the African Union (AU), the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) began a visit to Bangui to relaunch the AU-led peace talks.

The senior officials are in …

Protests, Anger Predicted After Congo Names Surprise Election Winner

Protests, Anger Predicted After Congo Names Surprise Election Winner

JOHANNESBURG Election officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo have sparked surprise and outrage by naming opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner of the nation's presidential election, after counting delays and a poll marred by …

Indonesia to Put Muslim Issues Forward at UN Security Council

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 …

Felix Tshisekedi Declared Winner in DRC Election

Felix Tshisekedi Declared Winner in DRC Election

JOHANNESBURG After several days of intense speculation on the outcome of the DRC's presidential elections, the country's election board, CENI, proclaimed Felix Tshisekedi the winner.

The result could lead to the country's first democratic transfer …

Felix Tshisekedi Declared Winner in DRC Election

Felix Tshisekedi Declared Winner in DRC Election

JOHANNESBURG After several days of intense speculation on the outcome of the DRC's presidential elections, the country's election board, CENI, proclaimed Felix Tshisekedi the winner.

The result could lead to the country's first democratic transfer …

NAMIBIA SUSPENDS MEAT IMPORTS FROM SOUTH AFRICA OVER FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE

NAMIBIA SUSPENDS MEAT IMPORTS FROM SOUTH AFRICA OVER FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE

WINDHOEK, Namibia has suspended meat imports from South Africa due to the outbreak of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease, state broadcaster, NBC, said.

The disease, which causes lesions and lameness in cattle and …