While a spirit of optimism was taking hold in Libya, even amid persistent security concerns, a predatory economic system � including the oil smuggling and human trafficking � must be overcome if elections in 2018 were to succeed in restoring peace and stability, the United …Read More
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in the south-eastern Congolese city of Kalemie, continues the urgent relocation of internally displaced families from congested and unhealthy urban collective centres to a displacement site recently established in nearby Kalunga. The majority of the collective centres are former schools.…Read More
PRETORIA-- The South Africa Social Security Agency (SASSA) and the South African Post Office (SAPO) have announced their readiness to commence the payment of social grants to more than 5.7 million social grant beneficiaries from April 1, 2018.
We are pleased to announce a significant …Read More
A fresh strike has handicapped Kenya's largest public referral hospital for almost a week, leaving the poor to pay the price for strife and dysfunction in the country's public health system. Last year's nationwide doctors' strike shut down all public facilities for three months
Rose …Read More
Sworn in on Feb. 1 as President Donald Trump's ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, former Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback sees his job as taking the most important topic in the world and making it come to life.
Brownback has been on the job for just …Read More
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa returned Nhlanhla Nene to the finance ministry in a cabinet reshuffle on Monday that added new faces and removed some ministers allied to his predecessor Jacob Zuma.
Hailing a "new dawn" a day after his inauguration almost two weeks ago, …Read More
The U.N. refugee agency reports the Mauritanian Government is issuing birth certificates to thousands of Malian refugee children who were born in Mbera camp, conferring important legal protections upon them.
Refugee children who lack a birth certificate more often than not are considered as stateless. …Read More
The heaviest, the largest, the most impactful those were the superlatives the Trump administration used to describe its latest sanctions against North Korea.
But were the Treasury Department designations of more than 50 companies and ships accused of illicit trading with the pariah nation really …Read More