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South Africa calls for calm ahead of the announcement of the official election results in the Democratic  Republic of Congo (DRC)

South Africa calls for calm ahead of the announcement of the official election results in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

South Africa joins SADC, the AU and many other international organisations in awaiting the elections results to be announced by the Democratic Republic of

Congo#39;s (DRC) Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI). Any other body of …

Senators Renew Attempt to Protect Special Counsel Mueller

Senators Renew Attempt to Protect Special Counsel Mueller

WASHINGTON Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are renewing their attempt to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job, sending a signal to President Donald Trump as he keeps up his criticism of Mueller's …

Senators Renew Attempt to Protect Special Counsel Mueller

Senators Renew Attempt to Protect Special Counsel Mueller

WASHINGTON Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are renewing their attempt to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job, sending a signal to President Donald Trump as he keeps up his criticism of Mueller's …

DRC Delays Announcing Results of December Election

DRC Delays Announcing Results of December Election

Democratic Republic of Congo officials say they are delaying the announcement of the results of its presidential election until some time later this week.

The commission is holding a meeting Sunday about the delay.

Corneille …

Security Council Regrets Somalia’s Expulsion of UN Envoy

Security Council Regrets Somalia’s Expulsion of UN Envoy

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council is expressing regret at Somalia's decision to expel a U.N. envoy who questioned the arrest of an extremist group defector-turned-political candidate.

The council issued a statement Saturday, a day …

Security Council Regrets Somalia’s Expulsion of UN Envoy

Security Council Regrets Somalia’s Expulsion of UN Envoy

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council is expressing regret at Somalia's decision to expel a U.N. envoy who questioned the arrest of an extremist group defector-turned-political candidate.

The council issued a statement Saturday, a day …

The Other Jay-Z: South African Ex-President Jacob Zuma Releasing Album?

The Other Jay-Z: South African Ex-President Jacob Zuma Releasing Album?

JOHANNESBURG The man South Africans know as J-Z is dropping an album. But instead of fans, he's hearing haters who are questioning why public dollars are being used to fund the project.

That's because the …

UN Security Council Gets New Members, New Presidency

UN Security Council Gets New Members, New Presidency

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council has five new members, and one of them � the Dominican Republic � is starting out as the group's president.

Belgium, Germany, Indonesia and South Africa also are …

UN Envoy Ordered to Leave Somalia

UN Envoy Ordered to Leave Somalia

Nicholas Haysom, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Somalia, has been asked by the Somalia government to leave the country.

"The decision came after the highest U.N. diplomat in Somalia violated the agency's …

UN Envoy Ordered to Leave Somalia

UN Envoy Ordered to Leave Somalia

Nicholas Haysom, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Somalia, has been asked by the Somalia government to leave the country.

"The decision came after the highest U.N. diplomat in Somalia violated the agency's …

WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 52: 22 – 28 December 2018 Data as reported by 17:00; 28 December 2018

WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 52: 22 – 28 December 2018 Data as reported by 17:00; 28 December 2018

Overview

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE) is currently monitoring 59 events in the region. This week's edition covers …

WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 52: 22 – 28 December 2018 Data as reported by 17:00; 28 December 2018

WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 52: 22 – 28 December 2018 Data as reported by 17:00; 28 December 2018

Overview

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE) is currently monitoring 59 events in the region. This week's edition covers …

French, Niger Troops Kill Islamist Insurgents in Joint Operation

French, Niger Troops Kill Islamist Insurgents in Joint Operation

PARIS French and Nigerien troops killed around 15 Islamist militants in a joint air and ground operation in south west Niger on Dec. 27, France's armed forces and Defense Ministry said on Sunday.

The air …