Daily Archives: September 13, 2019

Sudan, South Sudan Leaders Agree to Reopen Borders

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN – The leaders of South Sudan and Sudan have agreed to reopen border areas between their countries in a bid to boost trade and the free movement of people.The agreement between new Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and South Suda…

Nigerian MPs Face Backlash, Lawsuit Over Luxury Car Budget

Thousands of Nigerians have joined a lawsuit seeking to block members of the Senate from using public money to buy luxury cars. The suit was initiated by rights groups that became tired of government corruption.More than 6,700 Nigerians have joined sui…

Marchers Want New Judiciary in Sudan to Try Bashir

KHARTOUM – Sudanese protesters marched on the presidential palace Thursday, demanding the country’s new leaders establish an independent judiciary to prosecute ousted president Omar al-Bashir and supporters of his regime. Protesters said they are angry…

Surge in Inter-Communal Violence Worsens Humanitarian Situation in Mali

GENEVA – The U.N. organization for the coordination of humanitarian affairs, OCHA, reports a surge in conflict in central Mali is worsening humanitarian conditions for millions of people.U.N. officials report the number of people needing humanitarian a…

PRESS RELEASE BY THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT President George Vella addresses MaltMUN 2019 Conference

President George Vella gave a keynote address to distinguished guests, scholars, and students at the fifth edition of the Malta Model United Nations Society Conference entitled ‘Ego vs Leadership: Restoring the Balance’, held at the Malta Maritime Muse…

PRESS RELEASE BY THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT President George Vella addresses MaltMUN 2019 Conference

President George Vella gave a keynote address to distinguished guests, scholars, and students at the fifth edition of the Malta Model United Nations Society Conference entitled ‘Ego vs Leadership: Restoring the Balance’, held at the Malta Maritime Muse…