US ambassador Haley to pay first visit to Africa

Nine months into his presidency, US President Donald Trump has shown little interest in Africa and Ambassador Nikki Haley's trip is a first opportunity for his administration to shape its policy toward the continent. UNITED NATIONS: US Ambassador [Read story...]

Why peace in Mindanao matters

We received that piece of good news which came out of Marawi City last week with exhilaration and a sigh of relief. We welcomed the information that key personalities leading the forces which occupied Marawi and held it hostage for more than 100 days [Read story...]

Sudan: Musa Meets Minister of Agriculture

The Assistant of President of the Republic, Musa Mohamed Ahmed discussed with Minister of Agriculture, Abdul-Latif Al-Ojaimi possibility of funding the agricultural projects of States of East Sudan. Minister of Agriculture said in press statements fo [Read story...]

Are Swiss aid workers taking too many risks?

Following the recent abduction of a Swiss aid worker in Sudan, Swiss Public Television SRF asks whether it is safe for individuals to work in crisis countries, or should it be left to larger organisations? Reports say Margrit S. was abducted on Satur [Read story...]

Solomon Is Police prepare for second UN deployment

Update: 2:45PM THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force has commissioned its second deployment of five officers to the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur, Sudan during a parade at the Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara today. The parade was [Read story...]

South Sudan factions agree to resume peace talks

The different warring factions in South Sudan have agreed to revitalise the now stalled peace process with a view of finding a permanent solution to the conflict. Since July, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development has been visiting different fac [Read story...]