Sudan Protesters Call for Civil Disobedience

Protest leaders in Sudan are urging people to participate in acts of civil disobedience to put pressure on the military after the deadly disruption of their recent sit-in.

The Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA), which led …


UN Renews South Sudan Arms Embargo

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council renewed sanctions on South Sudan Thursday for another year, including an arms embargo. But none of the council’s three African members supported the measure.

Last year, after earlier failed …


Finance Minister Retained in Leaner S. African Cabinet

PRETORIA / JOHANNESBURG President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday retained Tito Mboweni as finance minister in a new, leaner cabinet, following on from a pre-election pledge to reform and revive an ailing economy and attract foreign …


Amid ‘unprecedented combination’ of epidemics, UN and partners begin cholera vaccination campaign in DR Congo

Amid what global Vaccine Alliance Gavi is calling an unprecedented combinationrdquo; of epidemics, the UN and partners are supporting the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s major new immunization campaign against cholera which …