DAR-ES-SALAAM, The remains of 14 slain Tanzania People's Defence Forces (TPDF) soldiers who were killed in an encounter with ADF rebels while on peacekeeping duties in Kivu in the the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last week were buried with full military honours in Dar …Read More
Djibouti (Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in partnership with the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Djibouti this morning opened the First Regional Conference On Refugee Education in IGAD under the auspices of the Minister of Education of Djibouti, H.E. Mr Moustapha …Read More
Bodies of Tanzanian peacekeepers killed in DRC arrive home on UN flight
The bodies of the 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Friday, have been returned home on a UN flight, according to Tanzania's Foreign Minister.
Augustine Mahiga …Read More
The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Koro Bessho (Japan):
The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack against the Company Operating Base of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of …Read More
Progress stalls on ending malaria: WHO
Progress "has stalled" in the fight against malaria, which still kills more than 440,000 people each year, according to the 2017 World Malaria Report, published by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said …Read More
Turkish spies working in Sudan have repatriated a businessman accused of links to wanted Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen after he was caught in a joint operation, state media reported Monday.
Memduh Cikmaz is accused of giving millions to the movement run by US-based Gulen, who …Read More
The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has expressed concern on the alleged media reports that Adv Nthuthuzelo Vanara, who is the evidence leader in the inquiry into the mismanagement of state funds at state-owned enterprises, has been offered a bribe by a member of the …Read More
Zimbabwe's incoming president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, returned to the country Wednesday after spending about two weeks in exile. His ascendance follows the resignation Tuesday of longtime President Robert Mugabe.
Zimbabwe's parliament speaker said Mnangagwa would be sworn in as president on Friday. The former vice president …Read More