Monthly Archives: December 2018

Sudanese Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters

Police in Sudan’s capital fired tear gas Monday at demonstrators who had planned to march to the presidential palace to call for a change in President Omar al-Bashir’s government.

Witnesses …

180 migrants rescued by the AFM

Earlier this morning and during the night, a total of 180 migrants have been rescued by AFM in two separate cases. Patrol Vessel P61 rescued 28 migrants from a dinghy …

Problems Mar Long-Awaited Election Day in DRC

JOHANNESBURG Millions of citizens in the Democratic Republic of Congo voted Sunday in a contentious, chaotic national election that has been repeatedly delayed and marred with glitches and allegations of …

Problems Mar Long-Awaited Election Day in DRC

JOHANNESBURG Millions of citizens in the Democratic Republic of Congo voted Sunday in a contentious, chaotic national election that has been repeatedly delayed and marred with glitches and allegations of …

French, Niger Troops Kill Islamist Insurgents in Joint Operation

PARIS French and Nigerien troops killed around 15 Islamist militants in a joint air and ground operation in south west Niger on Dec. 27, France’s armed forces and Defense Ministry …

DRC Protests Hamper Ebola Epidemic Response

GENEVA The World Health Organization says violent protests in DR Congo’s conflict-ridden North Kivu Province are hampering efforts to control the spread of the Ebola virus. Protests erupted Thursday in …