Daily Archives: September 16, 2019

France’s Foreign Minister Pledges Support for ‘New Sudan’

KHARTOUM – France’s foreign minister announced 60 million euros in aid for Sudan’s transitional authorities during a visit to Khartoum on Monday, while offering to help Sudan rebuild relations with international lenders and tackle its foreign debt.

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ICC Prosecutor Appeals Acquittal of Ex-Ivory Coast President

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS – International Criminal Court prosecutors have appealed against the acquittal of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo and a youth minister on charges of involvement in deadly post-election violence.

Judges acquitted Gbagbo and Charles Ble Goude in …

Accomplished judge from Uganda joins Court of Appeal of Seychelles

The highest court in Seychelles saw a fourth justice sworn in on Monday, a judge and law professor who has served on the Ugandan Supreme Court and was the first woman to receive a PhD in law in Africa.

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Egypt, Ethiopia at Odds as Talks Over Blue Nile Dam Resume

CAIRO – Egypt says Ethiopia has “summarily rejected” its plan for key aspects of operating a giant dam the East African nation is building on the Nile, while dismissing Ethiopia’s own proposal as “unfair and inequitable.”

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Seychelles Tourism Board sees big potential in Israeli market ahead of direct flights

Attracting visitors from Israel to Seychelles is part of a marketing strategy by the island nation’s Tourism Board, said the chief executive on Monday.

The beauty and diversity of the 115-island archipelago in the western Indian Ocean were showcased by …