Daily Archives: January 28, 2019

DR CONGO: UN FINDS 50 MASS GRAVES IN AREA HIT BY ETHNIC FIGHTING

KINSHASA, More than 50 mass graves were discovered by a joint UN and government fact-finding mission after ethnic violence in mid-December in a region of western Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN announced.

There are …

DR CONGO: UN FINDS 50 MASS GRAVES IN AREA HIT BY ETHNIC FIGHTING

KINSHASA, More than 50 mass graves were discovered by a joint UN and government fact-finding mission after ethnic violence in mid-December in a region of western Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN announced.

There are …

Djibouti works to support street children by starting with a study of their needs: IOM report

Djibouti City – Djibouti may be a relatively small country in the Horn of Africa, but it is an important transit point for migrants, especially those from Ethiopia, who are seeking to travel to Yemen …

Malawi Looks to Cannabis to Supplement Lost Tobacco Earnings

LILONGWE, MALAWI Malawi is the latest African country to look at legalizing cannabis, the plant that produces hemp and marijuana, after similar moves in Lesotho, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. As Malawi’s tobacco industry, the country’s …

SENEGAL: POLICE DISPERSE ELECTION PROTEST

DAKAR, Senegalese police blocked a planned opposition march in Dakar and fired tear gas at student protesters.

They were demonstrating against a new election rule and a Constitutional Court decision barring some opposition figures from …