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Rights Groups Worried About Zimbabwe Crackdown Against Activists

Rights Groups Worried About Zimbabwe Crackdown Against Activists

HARARE Rights organizations in Zimbabwe are concerned about what they say is a crackdown against opposition activists by the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa. They cite the recent arrest of seven activists who were detained …

Thousands Defy Police in Cameroon, Demanding Kamto’s Release

Thousands Defy Police in Cameroon, Demanding Kamto’s Release

YAOUNDE At least 73 people have been arrested in demonstrations in Cameroon as thousands of supporters of Maurice Kamto, the man who says he won the October 7 presidential election, have defied a heavy police …

Thousands Defy Police in Cameroon, Demanding Kamto’s Release

Thousands Defy Police in Cameroon, Demanding Kamto’s Release

YAOUNDE At least 73 people have been arrested in demonstrations in Cameroon as thousands of supporters of Maurice Kamto, the man who says he won the October 7 presidential election, have defied a heavy police …

Sudanese Tea Seller Supports Protesters with Free Food, Drinks

Sudanese Tea Seller Supports Protesters with Free Food, Drinks

KHARTOUM Protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, have been holding a sit-in since April 6, demanding the military hand power to civilians. The demonstrators have been sustained through lengthy negotiations and armed attacks by donations of …

Sudanese Tea Seller Supports Protesters with Free Food, Drinks

Sudanese Tea Seller Supports Protesters with Free Food, Drinks

KHARTOUM Protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, have been holding a sit-in since April 6, demanding the military hand power to civilians. The demonstrators have been sustained through lengthy negotiations and armed attacks by donations of …

UN Renews South Sudan Arms Embargo

UN Renews South Sudan Arms Embargo

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council renewed sanctions on South Sudan Thursday for another year, including an arms embargo. But none of the council's three African members supported the measure.

Last year, after earlier failed …

UN Renews South Sudan Arms Embargo

UN Renews South Sudan Arms Embargo

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council renewed sanctions on South Sudan Thursday for another year, including an arms embargo. But none of the council's three African members supported the measure.

Last year, after earlier failed …

Sudan Rebel Leader Returns Home Despite Death Sentence

Sudan Rebel Leader Returns Home Despite Death Sentence

A Sudanese rebel leader has returned home despite a 2014 death sentence given in abstentia, saying he will stay even though Sudan's military junta has asked him to leave.

Yasir Arman told VOA's South Sudan …

Journalists Accuse Syrian Government Forces of Targeting Reporters

Journalists Accuse Syrian Government Forces of Targeting Reporters

Pro-government forces in Syria have been deliberately targeting journalists covering the war there, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists, which notes that a number of reporters have been injured by suspected pro-government forces in …

IGAD AND WORLD BANK TEAMS AGREE TO ACCELERATE MIGRATION PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION

IGAD AND WORLD BANK TEAMS AGREE TO ACCELERATE MIGRATION PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION

DJIBOUTI (Djibouti): The Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project (DRDIP) of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Migration Programme today held a meeting with the World Bank within the framework of the support provided to …

IGAD CLIMATE CENTRE RELEASES JUNE TO SEPTEMBER SEASONAL FORECASTS

IGAD CLIMATE CENTRE RELEASES JUNE TO SEPTEMBER SEASONAL FORECASTS

ADDIS ABABA (Ethiopia): The Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy of Ethiopia, H.E. Dr. Seleshi Bekele, yesterday inaugurated the 52nd Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 52) organized by the Climate Predictions and …

IGAD CLIMATE CENTRE RELEASES JUNE TO SEPTEMBER SEASONAL FORECASTS

IGAD CLIMATE CENTRE RELEASES JUNE TO SEPTEMBER SEASONAL FORECASTS

ADDIS ABABA (Ethiopia): The Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy of Ethiopia, H.E. Dr. Seleshi Bekele, yesterday inaugurated the 52nd Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 52) organized by the Climate Predictions and …

IGAD ENHANCES CAPACITIES OF WOMEN FROM SOUTH SUDAN IN CONFLICT PREVENTION AND RESOLUTION THROUGH TRAINING

IGAD ENHANCES CAPACITIES OF WOMEN FROM SOUTH SUDAN IN CONFLICT PREVENTION AND RESOLUTION THROUGH TRAINING

(Kampala) Uganda: The IGAD's Mediation Support Unit (MSU) in its efforts to enhance the role and participation of women in the IGAD region and particularly from the Republic of South Sudan has organized a 3-day …