Category Archives: Business & Finance

Gambia Sues Myanmar for Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

UNITED NATIONS – In a highly unusual move, the tiny West African nation of The Gambia on Monday filed a lawsuit against Myanmar, accusing it of perpetrating a genocide on ethnic Rohingya Muslims which forced hundreds of thousands to flee …

US Somali Election Winners Urge Women Back Home to Take Up Politics

Two Somali-American women who won local elections this week are calling for full participation of women in Somalia’s politics, peace and development efforts.

Voters on Tuesday elected Nadia Mohamed for an at-large seat in St. Louis Park, a western suburb …

South Sudan Promoting Adult Literacy to Maintain Peace

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN – As South Sudan slowly stabilizes after decades of conflict, the world’s youngest nation continues to battle illiteracy. South Sudan has the lowest literacy rate in world: 27% of the adult population can read and write. …

Sudan Coalition Wants Bashir Turned Over to ICC

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – Sudan’s Forces for Freedom and Change Coalition (FFC) is urging the country’s government to hand over former President Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

The coalition, which represents several civilian and rebel groups, …

South Africa nets R363bn worth of investments: Pres Ramaphosa

JOHANNESBURG, The total value of investment commitments made at the second instalment of the South Africa Investment Conference tally up to R363 billion, President Ramaphosa said.

This, the President highlighted, is 17% higher than the R300 billion in investments made …