National seminar to enhance French in scientific and technical universities

The Embassy of France, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, organized a four day seminar on the status and modalities for the teaching of French within scientific and technical universities from November 1 to 4, 2016.

A workshop gathering …

Kenya Starts Pulling Peacekeepers From S. Sudan

About 100 Kenyan soldiers who were serving in South Sudan returned home Wednesday, as Kenya began to withdraw forces from the U.N. peacekeeping mission.

The Kenyan government has said it will withdraw its 1,000 troops from South Sudan in response …

S. Sudan Humanitarian Crisis Worsening as Famine Looms

GENEVA – U.N. aid agencies warn the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, already one of the biggest in the world, is getting worse as famine looms and growing numbers of refugees flee to neighboring countries.

The World Food Program reports …

Kenya Angry at UN, Will Pull its Peacekeepers From South Sudan

UNITED NATIONS – Kenya says it will pull its peacekeepers from South Sudan, a day after the U.N. secretary-general fired the Kenyan general who is the force commander of the U.N. mission there.

An internal U.N. investigation blamed “a lack …

CAte d’Ivoire: Referendum Brings Violence

In response to violence at some 100 polling places in Cocirc;te d’Ivoire as citizens voted October 30 on controversial changes to the Constitution, Freedom House issued the following statement:

Freedom House condemns the violence in Cocirc;te d’Ivoire surrounding the referendum …

SUDAN CALLS ON ALL AFRICAN STATES TO WITHDRAW FROM ICC

JOHANNESBURG, — Sudan has called on all African states which are signatories to the Rome Statute to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

The call comes as expectations mount that Kenya is next in line to follow the path …

EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia started training the Libyan Navy Coast Guard and Libyan Navy this week

The EU Naval Operation is the military contribution to the European comprehensive approach that aims at disrupting the business model of human smugglers and traffickers, and saving lives in the Southern Central Mediterranean. To further enhance the Operation#39;s ability to …

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