Category Archives: Education

After Africa, Prince Harry and Meghan to Battle UK Press

LONDON – Prince Harry did not hold back as he launched an extraordinary attack against the British press for the way it is treating his wife Meghan, a rebuke that is overshadowing the final day of his family’s tour to …

Cameroon Opens Dialogue on Separatist Violence in English-Speaking Regions

YAOUNDE – Weeklong talks on the separatist crisis facing Cameroon’s English-speaking regions opened Monday in the capital, Yaounde. President Paul Biya called for the national dialogue to resolve the crisis that has left at least 2,000 people dead in the …

Repression Risks Fueling Egypt Instability, Analysts Warn

CAIRO – Egypt is reeling after a tense weekend of sparse anti-government protests for the second week in a row, which analysts say could bring more repression under President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi.

Despite a heavy security presence in the capital, …

UN, Coast Guard: Boat Carrying 50 Migrants Capsizes off Libya

CAIRO – A boat carrying at least 50 Europe-bound migrants capsized Saturday in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, the U.N. refugee agency and the country’s coast guard said, while an independent support group said another 56 migrants on another boat …

Rwanda Offers Lifeline to Refugees Detained in Libya

GENEVA – Sixty-six refugees from Sudan, Somalia and Eritrea were freed from detention in Libya and flown to Rwanda on Thursday, on a flight chartered by the U.N. refugee agency.

This was the first group of refugees to benefit from …