Daily Archives: June 1, 2019

Congolese Pay Tribute to Opposition Leader 2 Years After His Death

KINSHASA, CONGO Tens of thousands of mourners, some of whom camped outside overnight, gathered Friday to finally say farewell to Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son was declared president earlier this year.

The stadium ceremony came more than …

Mecca summit supports Palestinians, backs Saudi amid Iran tensions

A Saudi-hosted Islamic summit on Saturday threw its support behind Palestinians ahead of a US-led peace plan suspected to be skewed in favour of Israel, as regional allies rallied around Saudi Arabia over tensions with Iran.

Gulf and Arab leaders …

250 Ethiopian Migrants Detained in Yemen Fly Home

The UN migration agency says it hopes to repatriate another 1,968 Ethiopian migrants who are being detained under horrific conditions in a sports stadium in the Yemeni port city of Aden.

But the operation, which was to have begun last …

South Africa to enhance relations with Malawi

PRETORIA, President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Peter Mutharika on his re-election for a second term as the president of Malawi.

In a statement, South Africa said the strong bond of friendship, historical bilateral ties and a shared vision for progress …

South Africa to enhance relations with Malawi

PRETORIA, President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Peter Mutharika on his re-election for a second term as the president of Malawi.

In a statement, South Africa said the strong bond of friendship, historical bilateral ties and a shared vision for progress …