Daily Archives: January 17, 2020

Malta Police Chief Quits After Criticism Over Journalist’s Murder

VALLETTA, JAMAICA Malta’s police chief has quit following criticism of his handling of the investigation into the killing of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.New Prime Minister Robert Abela announced Lawrence Cutajar’s resignation as p…

Morocco, WB Ink Agreement on Development Policy for Risks Linked To Natural Disasters for $275 mln

An agreement relating to development policy with a deferred drawdown option for risks linked to natural disasters for an amount of 275 million dollars was signed, on Thursday in Rabat, by Minister of Economy, Finance and Administrative Reform Mohamed B…

Nigerian Authorities to Financially Support Families of Fallen Soldiers

ABUJA, NIGERIA Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osibanjo this week announced plans by the government to allocate funds to support families of fallen troops and to increase the allotment to veterans and those currently serving in the military. The announcem…

Six Somali Soldiers Killed in Al-Shabab Attacks

Six Somali government soldiers and 19 militants were killed when Islamist group al-Shabab attacked two bases before dawn Friday, according to officials and residents.Local security officials and residents told VOA Somali that the attackers targeted a S…

China’s Xi Visits Myanmar for Infrastructure Talks

WASHINGTON With billboards, banners, fanfare and flags, the government of Myanmar is welcoming Xi Jinping, president of the People’s Republic of China, for a two-day state visit beginning Friday that is expected to mark the 70th anniversary of China-My…

Water and Sanitation on revamp of War on Leaks programme

Government revamps War on Leaks programmeAt a special joint MinMec (Ministers and MECs) meeting in Johannesburg today, co-chaired by the Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu, and her CoGTA counterpart, Dr Nkosazana Dlamin…