Daily Archives: February 18, 2020

EU boosts assistance to drought-affected people in Lesotho

MASERU The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes the European Union (EU) contribution of Euros 1.5 million (equivalent to about M24 million) in humanitarian support, enabling WFP to expand ongoing emergency drought assistance to an additional 22,100 people on …

UN-Backed Government in Libya Suspends Talks After Attack

GENEVA – The U.N.-supported government in Libya said Tuesday it would suspend its participation in talks in Geneva aimed at salvaging a fragile cease-fire in the North African country following an attack on Tripoli’s strategic port.

It appeared to be …

Ruling Party Supporters in Malawi March Against Nullified Presidential Elections

BLANTYRE, MALAWI – Supporters of Malawi’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) marched in the commercial capital, Blantyre, on Monday to protest a ruling by the country’s Constitutional Court that nullified last May’s election and the victory of President Peter Mutharika.…