Category Archives: Politics

Sudan Says Ready to Work With US to Get Off Terror Blacklist

Sudan on Thursday welcomed a U.S. announcement that Washington was willing to remove Khartoum from its blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism and said it was ready to cooperate.
The U.S. State Department Wednesday said …

Mauritanian Activists Cheer US Move to End Trade Deal Over Slavery

Mauritanian activists Tuesday praised the United States’ decision to end trade benefits over the practice of slavery and called on other states to follow suit with sanctions.
U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that Mauritania …

Rivals China, India Cautiously Watch Sri Lankan Crisis

China and India are closely watching the constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka, which has been a battleground in their struggle for geopolitical supremacy in South Asia.

Chinese and Indian diplomats have been careful not to …

Political Unrest Drives Moroccans to Join Africa Exodus

Moroccans are increasingly joining other Africans in the dangerous sea crossing to Spain, driven by what they see as deteriorating social conditions and a crackdown on political dissent.
Morocco’s government has recently accepted $160 million …

Morocco Imposes Online Entry Permit Rule for African Travelers

Morocco, struggling with an influx of African migrants seeking passage to nearby Europe, on Thursday imposed a new rule requiring such travelers to fill out an online travel form for approval at least 96 hours …