Category Archives: Politics

AFRICAN LEADERS TO ATTEND PEACE CELEBRATIONS IN SOUTH SUDAN

JUBA– South Sudan confirmed on Tuesday that at least four African leaders will attend the much-anticipated peace celebrations slated for Wednesday in Juba.

Michael Makuei Lueth, minister of information, told journalists in Juba that the …

Progress in S. Sudan: Clean Streets, New Airport Terminal

Instead of rolling through the streets of Juba on jeeps with guns, hundreds of South Sudanese soldiers walked on foot, armed with hoes and plastic bags last Saturday. Their mission? Clean the streets of Juba …

Gabon Leader Has Stroke, Sources Say, Govt Says it’s Fatigue

Gabon’s President Ali Bongo was hospitalized last week in Saudi Arabia after suffering a stroke, two sources told Reuters, while Gabonese authorities said he was admitted only because of fatigue.
Bongo on Monday was still …

On Tip of Africa, Spain’s Enclaves Feel Pressure on Europe’s Far Frontiers

From Ceuta’s highest peak, Europe seems within touching distance.
In the foreground, the city itself: The gateway between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, between Africa and Europe. A mixture of cultures, architecture and people cultivated …

Three Days of Violence That Emptied Angolan Town of Congolese

Residents of Kapende, a Congolese neighborhood in the Angolan town of Lucapa, scrawled messages on their homes to keep the looters away, but it did not work.
“Occupied,” “do not enter,” “home of an Angolan” …