Category Archives: Business

Not All Kenyans Happy About New Railway

NAIROBI – While some Kenyans are celebrating the second phase of a cross-country Chinese-built railway line, others are angry about what the railway has cost them: their land and their homes.

Along the newly launched …

Sudan Border Closures With Libya, CAR Begin to Have Impact

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s ruling Sovereign Council recently ordered the closure of the country’s borders with the Central African Republic and Libya, citing security concerns. The order has been gradually implemented in the last three weeks.…

Sudan Talks Delayed After Attacks in Nuba Mountains

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN – The SPLM-North (Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North) faction based in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains suspended peace talks in Juba with Khartoum officials after military forces allegedly bombed several areas in the region and …

Assistant SecretaryGeneral for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ursula Mueller Member States Briefing on Djibouti

As Delivered

Merci. Bonne aprAsmidi. Good afternoon, distinguished guests,

I am honored to hold this Member States briefing on the situation in Djibouti following my recent mission there.

I recently travelled to Djibouti for a …

Zimbabwe Doctors Ignore Court Order to Return to Work

HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Gibbs Dube of VOA’s Zimbabwe Service and James Butty of VOA’s English to Africa Service contributed to this report from Washington.

Government-employed doctors on Monday ignored a labor court ultimatum to return …