Category Archives: Judicial

HOLD for 6PM — Fears for Livelihoods Over Fishing Harbor Demolition in Ghana

ACCRA – Demolition of Accra’s iconic James Town fishing community began late last month, to construct a China-funded multi-million-dollar fishing harbor.  Local authorities pulled down over 300 temporary and permanent structures, including businesses, a school, and places of worship in …

Zimbabwe Summons US Envoy Over White House Adviser’s Comment

HARARE, ZIMABABWE – Zimbabwe has summoned the U.S. ambassador in Harare to a meeting over comments by a White House official suggesting Zimbabwe is among “foreign adversaries” that could face retaliation for trying to foment unrest in the U.S. over …

UN Agency: Over 400 Migrants Intercepted off Libya Coast

CAIRO, EGYPT – Libya’s coast guard intercepted over 400 Europe-bound migrants off the country’s Mediterranean coast and returned them to the capital of Tripoli over the past 24 hours, the U.N. migration agency said Sunday.

The International Organization for Migration …

UN Agency: Over 400 Migrants Intercepted off Libya Coast

CAIRO, EGYPT – Libya’s coast guard intercepted over 400 Europe-bound migrants off the country’s Mediterranean coast and returned them to the capital of Tripoli over the past 24 hours, the U.N. migration agency said Sunday.

The International Organization for Migration …

Supercomputer Helps Fight East Africa Locust Outbreak

KAMPALA, UGANDA – A supercomputer is boosting efforts in East Africa to control a locust outbreak that raises what the U.N. food agency calls “an unprecedented threat” to the region’s food security.

The computer, a donation from Britain, uses satellite …