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Ruling Party Candidate Declares Victory in Mauritania

Ruling Party Candidate Declares Victory in Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT - Mauritania's ruling party candidate Mohammed Ould Ghazouani has won an absolute majority of votes in the country's presidential election, the electoral commission said Sunday.

UPR candidate and former defense minister Ghazouani, 62, won …

Sudan’s Protesters Accept Roadmap for Civilian Rule

Sudan’s Protesters Accept Roadmap for Civilian Rule

KHARTOUM - Sudan's protest movement accepted an Ethiopian roadmap for a civilian-led transitional government, a spokesman said on Sunday, after a months-long standoff with the country's military rulers � who did not immediately commit to …

Sudan’s Protesters Accept Roadmap for Civilian Rule

Sudan’s Protesters Accept Roadmap for Civilian Rule

KHARTOUM - Sudan's protest movement accepted an Ethiopian roadmap for a civilian-led transitional government, a spokesman said on Sunday, after a months-long standoff with the country's military rulers � who did not immediately commit to …

Polls Close in Mauritania Election

Polls Close in Mauritania Election

NOUAKCHOTT - Mauritanian voters went to the polls Saturday in the country's first election without an incumbent presidential candidate since the 2008 coup.

Polling stations closed at 7 p.m. across the Sahara Desert nation, and …

Sudan Protesters Hold Night Gatherings to Rekindle Movement

Sudan Protesters Hold Night Gatherings to Rekindle Movement

KHARTOUM - As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movement's latest updates.

Grappling with a power outage, …

All armies have doctrine and purpose – Museveni

All armies have doctrine and purpose – Museveni

Presidents remarks

I had the pleasure, as commander in chief of the armed forces, to present a lecture of opportunity to the 297 trainees at Kabamba military school. Fifty six (56) of these are professional …

Sudan Protesters Hold Night Gatherings to Rekindle Movement

Sudan Protesters Hold Night Gatherings to Rekindle Movement

KHARTOUM - As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movement's latest updates.

Grappling with a power outage, …

Central African Republic Facing Acute Food Shortages

Central African Republic Facing Acute Food Shortages

GENEVA - A new report finds nearly half of all people in the Central African Republic are suffering acute food shortages. The latest assessment by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, a joint effort by …

Opposition Walks Out on Malawi President’s Address

Opposition Walks Out on Malawi President’s Address

LILONGWE, MALAWI Opposition lawmakers in Malawi walked out of parliament Friday as President Peter Mutharika started delivering the state of the nation address.

The opposition was protesting the president and the May 21 election, which …

IS Followers in Syria, Iraq Want Evacuation to Somalia

IS Followers in Syria, Iraq Want Evacuation to Somalia

Dozens of European citizens of Somali origin who joined the Islamic State terror group in Syria and Iraq want to go to Somalia due to European countries' reluctance to take them back.

Through their parents, …

Mauritania Presidential Hopefuls Conclude Campaigns

Mauritania Presidential Hopefuls Conclude Campaigns

NOUAKCHOTT Six presidential hopefuls in Mauritania ended their campaigns on Thursday with hourslong rallies throughout the capital of Nouakchott.

For the first time since a 2008 coup, President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz will not be …

Opposition Walks Out on Malawi President’s Address

Opposition Walks Out on Malawi President’s Address

LILONGWE, MALAWI Opposition lawmakers in Malawi walked out of parliament Friday as President Peter Mutharika started delivering the state of the nation address.

The opposition was protesting the president and the May 21 election, which …

IS Followers in Syria, Iraq Want Evacuation to Somalia

IS Followers in Syria, Iraq Want Evacuation to Somalia

Dozens of European citizens of Somali origin who joined the Islamic State terror group in Syria and Iraq want to go to Somalia due to European countries' reluctance to take them back.

Through their parents, …