Sudan Lawmakers Cancel Meeting on Constitutional Changes

Sudan’s state-run news agency says a parliamentary committee tasked with amending the constitution to allow President Omar al-Bashir to run for another term has abruptly canceled its meeting.

SUNA says the meeting was scheduled for Sunday but has been postponed …

Peace Remains Elusive in Libya

On February 17, eight years ago, Libyans rose up and launched a rebellion that led to the ouster of autocrat Col. Moammar Gadhafi. The high expectations of what life would be like without Gadhafi are no nearer being met � …

FACT CHECK: Declaring Emergency for Wall Not So Ordinary

President Donald Trump would be taking an extraordinary step by declaring a national emergency to steer money to his promised border wall. He’s making it sound quite ordinary.

TRUMP: “You know, we already have national emergencies out there. You know, …

Activists: Sudan Police Arrest 14 Academics in Protests

Sudan’s security forces arrested more than a dozen academics who joined a protest outside Khartoum University in the Sudanese capital, calling for embattled President Omar al-Bashir to step down, activists said Wednesday.

They said police arrested at least 14 academics …

Pathways for building a capable public service in post-conflict countries

Effective governance and sound institutions are foundations for growth and development in all countries, but particularly in post-conflict countries. In such countries, governments often lack the capacity, accountability, and legitimacy to credibly perform state functions, including the provision of security, …

US Congresswoman Talks to VOA About African Refugees

In an interview with VOA, the new chair of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and international Organizations, said, attention needs to be focused on what is causing Africans to become …

US Congresswoman Talks to VOA About African Refugees

In an interview with VOA, the new chair of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and international Organizations, said, attention needs to be focused on what is causing Africans to become …

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