Monthly Archives: August 2019

Sudan’s Ex-President Bashir Charged With Corruption

KHARTOUM – A Sudanese judge formally indicted former president Omar al-Bashir on charges of possessing illicit foreign currency and corruption on Saturday.Questioned in court for the first time, Bashir said that he had received $25 million from Saudi C…

At US-Mexico Border, Africans Join Diversifying Migrant Community

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS � It took Julia and her two daughters five years to get from Kassai, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to a cot on the floor of a migrant shelter in Laredo, Texas, on a Sunday night in August 2019.First, it was four years in Angol…

At G-7, Trump Dumps Climate But Agrees on Gender, Africa

WHITE HOUSE – At a contentious summit where the United States stood apart from allies on many issues, including the Amazon fires, Russian membership and the tariff war with China, U.S. President Donald Trump did agree to support several Group of Seven …

PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE PROMOTION A pressing need for a coherent UNSC approach to Libya

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion Carmelo Abela spoke at an informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers (Gymnich) in Helsinki on the pressing need for a coherent United Nations Security Council (UNSC) approach on Libya, especially at this j…

PRESS RELEASE BY THE PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIAT FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES, DIGITAL ECONOMY AND INNOVATION

Reference is made to a press release issued by the Opposition with regard to the MFSA and the Government. The Government notes that once again the Opposition has deliberately chosen to politicise the financial services sector in Malta by disseminating …

Tanzanian Journalist’s Lawyer Presses for Trial, Medical Care

A lawyer for Tanzanian investigative journalist Erick Kabendera on Friday asked that he get a speedy trial and medical attention after more than four weeks of incarceration.Appearing with Kabendera at a hearing in magistrate’s court in Dar es Salaam, a…