Daily Archives: November 8, 2019

South Sudan Leaders Again Postpone Creation of Unity Government

KAMPALA, UGANDA – South Sudan’s president and chief rebel leader met in Uganda Thursday and agreed to postpone the formation of a unity government for another 100 days. This is the third such delay in South Sudan’s peace process, and some analysts beli…

South Sudan Leaders Again Postpone Creation of Unity Government

KAMPALA, UGANDA – South Sudan’s president and chief rebel leader met in Uganda Thursday and agreed to postpone the formation of a unity government for another 100 days. This is the third such delay in South Sudan’s peace process, and some analysts beli…

Mercury Putting On Rare Show Monday, Parading Across the Sun

CAPE CANAVERAL – Mercury is putting on a rare celestial show next week, parading across the sun in view of most of the world. The solar system’s smallest, innermost planet will resemble a tiny black dot Monday as it passes directly between Earth and th…

US Somali Election Winners Urge Women Back Home to Take Up Politics

Two Somali-American women who won local elections this week are calling for full participation of women in Somalia’s politics, peace and development efforts.Voters on Tuesday elected Nadia Mohamed for an at-large seat in St. Louis Park, a western subur…

WFP: Floods in South Sudan Affecting Nearly 1 Million People

GENEVA – The World Food Program says nearly a million of South Sudan’s 11 million people have been affected by devastating floods and are in urgent need of life-saving assistance.The government has declared a state of emergency in Bahr el Ghazal, Great…

WFP: Floods in South Sudan Affecting Nearly 1 Million People

GENEVA – The World Food Program says nearly a million of South Sudan’s 11 million people have been affected by devastating floods and are in urgent need of life-saving assistance.The government has declared a state of emergency in Bahr el Ghazal, Great…