Daily Archives: May 5, 2019

Sudanese Drive Out al-Bashir, Say Islamist ‘Deep State’ Next

CAIRO The Sudanese protesters who succeeded in driving President Omar al-Bashir from power say their revolution won’t be complete until they have dismantled what many describe as an Islamist-dominated deep state that underpinned his 30-year rule.

That has escalated tensions …

Showing solidarity, Seychellois sending donations to help those suffering in Mozambique, Sri Lanka

Two humanitarian organisations in Seychelles are collecting donations for Mozambique, which is reeling from two major tropical storms, and Sri Lanka, which recently faced a massive coordinated terrorist attack.

CARITAS � a group affiliated to the Roman Catholic diocese and …

N. Korea tested rocket launchers and ‘tactical guided weapons’

North Korea’s state media said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un had overseen a rocket and tactical guided weapons test, after the drill Saturday had raised concerns Pyongyang was escalating provocations with US nuclear negotiations deadlocked.

The North last carried …

N. Korea tested rocket launchers and ‘tactical guided weapons’

North Korea’s state media said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un had overseen a rocket and tactical guided weapons test, after the drill Saturday had raised concerns Pyongyang was escalating provocations with US nuclear negotiations deadlocked.

The North last carried …

South Africa’s President Vows More Jobs at Election Rally

JOHANNESBURG Campaigning for South Africa’s upcoming elections reached a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challengers, ahead of national elections for president and parliament Wednesday.

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s African National Congress, …