Category Archives: Legal and Judicial

MAURITANIAN FM HAILS “POSITIVE DEVELOPMENTS” IN TIES WITH ALGERIA

ALGIERS– Visiting Mauritanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, on Sunday here hailed “positive developments” in bilateral relations with Algeria.

“We are proud of (our relations) and want them to move …

Climb for Albinism: 6 Women Challenge Stereotypes on Africa’s Highest Peak

Six African women with albinism, a condition that affects the pigmentation of the skin, hair and eyes, set out to climb Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro earlier this month in a bid to raise the visibility of …

UN Invites Western Sahara Parties for New Talks in December

The United Nations has invited Morocco, Algeria, Mauritania and the Polisario Front, a Western Sahara independence movement, for talks in Geneva on the conflict in the desert region next December, a U.N. spokeswoman said on …

Rebel Attacks Rise in Ebola-Infected Areas in Eastern DRC

A rise in violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is displacing more people and hampering humanitarian efforts, including operations to stop the spread of Ebola, the United Nations refugee agency warns.
More than …

Deputy UN Chief: Fight Against TB Drastically Underfunded

Tuberculosis is a vicious epidemic that is drastically underfunded. That was the takeaway message from the first high-level meeting focused on the infectious disease at the U.N. General Assembly in New York.
Amina Mohammad, U.N. …