The U.S. Mission to South Africa hosted Dr. Jenna Jambeck, an expert on plastic waste from the University of Georgia, for meetings with environmental leaders, local government officials, academics and members of the public in three provinces along South Africa’s … » Read more
Four South Sudanese news websites and blogs have been partially blocked, internet users and a broadcaster said on Monday, blaming it on a government crackdown on independent media.
Radio Tamazuj, a Dutch-backed radio station and website, announced on its Twitter … » Read more
Board’s decision enables immediate disbursement of US$48.8 million for Chad.
The arrangement will support the authorities’ stabilization and recovery strategy and help foster long term robust and inclusive growth.
The arrangement will help stabilize the fiscal position, support a sustainable … » Read more
An Egyptian court has upheld death sentences against 20 people in the brutal 2013 attack on a police station in the Giza suburb of Kardasa. The attack, which came during a frenzy of violence following the ouster of Islamist President … » Read more
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies warns that the humanitarian situation in South Sudan remains catastrophic, even though the country is no longer classified as being in a state of famine.
The government and the United … » Read more
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Friday said the creation of an international investigation into allegations of gross violations and abuses in the Kasai regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo sends a strong message … » Read more