Africa


Africa: Trump Is Out, but U.S. Evangelicalism Remains Alive and Well in Africa

Published Jan. 18, 2021, 7:47 a.m. by rssfeed

[The Conversation Africa] On the day before the 2020 US presidential election, Reverend Kenneth Meshoe, the leader of the African Christian Democratic Party in South Africa, tweeted:

UN Chief Calls for Protection of Civilians As Violence Spikes in West Darfur

Published Jan. 18, 2021, 7:43 a.m. by rssfeed

[UN News] The United Nations Secretary-General has voiced deep concerns over escalating violence in West Darfur and called Sudanese authorities to "expend all efforts" to end the fighting and protect …

Displacement Reaches 120,000 Amid Worsening Election Violence

Published Jan. 18, 2021, 7:42 a.m. by rssfeed

[UN News] "Worsening" election violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) has forced 120,000 people from their homes, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday.

Peacekeeper Killed in 'Heinous Attacks' in Central African Republic

Published Jan. 18, 2021, 7:40 a.m. by rssfeed

[UN News] The UN Secretary-General has called for action to ensure accountability for "heinous attacks" in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Wednesday that left a Rwandan peacekeeper dead and …

Transition Presents Opportunity to Break 'Vicious Circle of Political Crises'

Published Jan. 18, 2021, 7:38 a.m. by rssfeed

[UN News] The current political transition period in Mali offers an opportunity to "break out of the vicious circle of political crises followed by coups d'état", the UN envoy in …

Concerns Mount As Nigerian Schools Reopen Today Amid Rising Covid-19 Cases

Published Jan. 18, 2021, 7:37 a.m. by rssfeed

[This Day] As learning institutions reopen today, concerns continue to rise following an insistence by teachers that necessary measures have not been put in place in compliance with the COVID-19 …

Humanitarian Crisis Looms Amid Drought and Pandemic

Published Jan. 18, 2021, 7:37 a.m. by rssfeed

[UN News] In southern Madagascar, "famine-like conditions" have doubled the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance compared with last year, to more than 1.3 million. Successive droughts and …

Illegal Migration Racket Continues

Published Jan. 18, 2021, 7:37 a.m. by rssfeed

[AIM] Maputo -- Despite Mozambican police denials, illegal immigration from Mozambique into South Africa is continuing, with the frontier police taking bribes from the migrants, the independent television station STV …

Food Insecurity Looms in Cabo Delgado

Published Jan. 18, 2021, 7:37 a.m. by rssfeed

[AIM] Maputo -- Pemba (Mozambique), 15 Jan (AIM) - The northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado is on the verge of serious hunger and a consequent increase in chronic child …

Mozambique: Food Insecurity Looms in Cabo Delgado

Published Jan. 18, 2021, 7:37 a.m. by rssfeed

[AIM] Maputo -- Pemba (Mozambique), 15 Jan (AIM) - The northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado is on the verge of serious hunger and a consequent increase in chronic child …