Daily Archives: June 1, 2019

250 Ethiopian Migrants Detained in Yemen Fly Home

GENEVA The International Organization for Migration reports two flights carrying an estimated 250 Ethiopian migrants are expected to depart Yemen Saturday for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as part of a larger ongoing repatriation operation.

The UN …

1 Killed, 10 Wounded in Clash at Khartoum Sit-In Site

KHARTOUM, SUDAN One person was killed and 10 wounded in Khartoum on Saturday when shots were fired near the site of a protest sit-in, a doctors committee close to demonstrators said.

“After regular forces opened …

Africa: 149 African Migrants Evacuated From Libya to Italy

TRIPOLI, The U.N. refugee agency says it has evacuated 149 refugees and asylum-seekers from the strife-torn Libyan capital of Tripoli and brought them to safety in Italy.

UNHCR transported the evacuees to a site near …

South Africa to enhance relations with Malawi

PRETORIA, President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Peter Mutharika on his re-election for a second term as the president of Malawi.

In a statement, South Africa said the strong bond of friendship, historical bilateral ties and …

Congolese Pay Tribute to Opposition Leader 2 Years After His Death

KINSHASA, CONGO Tens of thousands of mourners, some of whom camped outside overnight, gathered Friday to finally say farewell to Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son was declared president earlier this year.

The …