Category Archives: Business

MOROCCAN KING MOHAMED MEETS AILING GABON PRES BONGO IN HOSPITAL

RABAT — Morocco’s King Mohammed VI visited Gabon’s President Ali Bongo at a military hospital in Rabat where the Gabonese leader is recovering from an illness, an official source said.

During the Monday visit, the …

US MILITARY SAYS STRIKE KILLS NINE MILITANTS IN SOMALIA

MOGADISHU–The U.S. military said it killed nine militants in an air strike targeting al Shabaab in Lebede, Somalia, as part of its operations to support the government’s efforts to weaken the militant group.

The military’s …

SOUTH AFRICA: WHITE GROUP TO CHALLENGE PRES RAMAPHOSA’S LAND REFORMS IN COURT

CAPETOWN– A South African advocacy group that lobbies for the rights of white farmers will challenge in court President Cyril Ramaphosa’s plan to change the constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation.

Ramaphosa, who replaced …

ETHIOPIA: PM ABIY MEETS OPPOSITION PARTIES, PROMISES FAIR ELECTIONS

ADDIS ABABA, — Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed met members of 81 opposition parties to discuss ways of reforming the electoral system, his office said, as he pressed on with promises to open up a …

Ethiopian Migrants Stranded in Yemen to be Airlifted Home

More than 400 Ethiopian Migrants stranded in Yemen will be airlifted home this week. This is the first time since 2015 the International Organization for Migration has been given the go-ahead for this operation to …