Category Archives: Legal and Judicial

Zimbabwe Public Workers Divided Over Strike After Talks Fail

HARARE, ZIMBABWE Zimbabwe’s public sector unions were divided on Wednesday over whether to launch a national strike after wage talks with the government failed, leaving the country on edge over the possibility of more unrest.…

UNICEF Asks for $180 Million to Feed South Sudanese

JUBA The United Nations children’s agency is appealing for $180 million to meet the humanitarian needs of more than 800,000 women and children in South Sudan.

A top UNICEF official in South Sudan said the …

Scores of Somali Militants Killed in Fighting, Airstrike

U.S. and Somali military officials said Saturday that scores of al-Qaida-affiliated fighters had been killed during an attack on a government military base near Somalia’s southern port city of Kismayo.

The militants launched a surprise …

Sudan’s al-Bashir Defiant in Face of Weeks of Unrest

CAIRO Sudan’s longtime ruler was defiant Monday in the face of more than three weeks of protests demanding his resignation, reiterating at a rally in the west of the country that a change in leadership …

Uganda Not Worried China Will Seize Assets Over Rising Debt

KAMPALA Uganda’s growing debt is sustainable, and the country is not at risk of losing state assets to China, the country’s finance minister, Matia Kasaija, said this week.

Uganda’s auditor-general warned in a report released …