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 …

Angola Says 380,000 Illegal Migrants Exit in weeks

About 380,000 illegal migrants, mostly from the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo, have left Angola in less than a month during a massive operation targeting diamond smuggling, a minister said Saturday.
On a visit to …

Ethiopian Marathoner who Made Rio Protest Returns from Exile

The Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio Olympics finish line returned from exile on Sunday after sports officials assured him he will not face prosecution.
Feyisa Lilesa’s …

SUDAN TO MEDIATE FOR PEACE IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

KHARTOUM– Central African Republic (CAR) warring factions and government have agreed to meet in Khartoum under Sudanese President Omar Bashir’s mediation to end the conflict in their country.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the …

UN to South Sudan Rebels: Free Abducted Civilians

The U.N. rights chief is urging the Sudan People’s Liberation Army In-Opposition to free hundreds of civilians they abducted in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria region between April and August. A report by the U.N. Mission …