Daily Archives: May 27, 2019

South Africa: Cabinet announcement later this week

PRETORIA, The announcement on the members of the new executive will be made later in the week, says the Presidency.

The Constitution of the Republic stipulates that the President must assume office within five days of being elected by the …

Malawi’s Mutharika Re-Elected to 2nd Term in Tight Race

Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika narrowly won re-election with 38% of the votes in last week’s polls, the electoral commission declared Monday.

Mutharika’s victory was announced in Blantyre, Malawi’s largest city, immediately after the High Court in Lilongwe, the capital, threw …

Sudan Opposition to Press Ahead With General Strike

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Sudan’s alliance of opposition and protest groups said Monday that it would push ahead with a two-day general strike starting Tuesday after talks with the ruling military council collapsed.

Wagdy Saleh, speaking for the Declaration of Freedom and …

Somali Officer Remembered as Mother, Military Hero

Col. Faadumo Ali spent her life trying to bring peace and security back to her home country of Somalia.

The 33-year-old mother of 10 joined the military in 2007 and led a division of Danab, an elite, U.S.-trained commando force. …

Veterinary services for pets in Seychelles handed over to private sector

Veterinary services for domestic animals in Seychelles have been handed over to the private sector in line with new developments in the agricultural sector under a newly signed agreement.

Under the agreement, arrangements have been made for private vets to …