Daily Archives: December 9, 2019

South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi Crowned Miss Universe 2019

ATLANDA, GA. – South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe 2019, giving the country its second title in in three years in a pageant that also saw strong showings from contestants from Puerto Rico and Mexico.

Tunzi, a 26-year-old …

African Countries Set Meetings to Resolve Nile Dam Dispute

Officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan say they have agreed to hold two technical meetings in coming weeks in an effort to resolve a number of issues revolving around a $5 billion dam project on the Nile River.

The foreign …

International Journalist Group: Fewer Media Staff Killed This Year

BRUSSELS – Deaths among journalists killed in the line of duty are lower this year, but a journalism advocacy group said Monday that one reason appears to be that media workers are refraining from going to the most dangerous areas.…

Sudanese PM Calls His Country a ‘Success Story in the Making,’ Asks World for Help

WASHINGTON – During his recent visit to Washington, Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said one goal looms above all others as he leads the country’s transitional government: bringing peace to the war-ravaged nation.

Our number one top priority is to …

Indian Ocean island Mayotte lifts cyclone red alert

Officials on the small Indian Ocean island of Mayotte said Sunday they had lifted the red alert in place for Cyclone Belna, after it brushed past the French territory.

Officials had told islanders to keep off the roads and stay …