[New Times] The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday extended until July 31 the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), determining that the situation in the country constitutes a threat to international peace and security.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The armed movements in Sudan are willing to lay down their arms for another six months, their leaders announced. The past half year witnessed no less fighting between the rebels and Sudan Armed Forces in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile.
[Deutsche Welle] The Nigerian army is suspected of killing hundreds of Shi'ite Muslims, but there are doubts whether the alleged culprits will be prosecuted. Fifty Shi'ites, meanwhile, face charges over the death of one soldier.
[Financial Gazette] MORE than 2000 Zimbabweans have had their houses auctioned by the Sheriff of the High Court of Zimbabwe as banks try to recover some of the over US$700 million they are owed by thousands of people who gambled with their immovable assets as to borrow money which, due to the worsening economic climate prevailing in the country, later found […]
[Namibia Economist] While still in the grip of a drought, Namibia has to prepare for potential flooding towards the end of the year, when strong La Nina conditions are expected to be present in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. The latest El Nino update released earlier this week by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the US Department […]
[This Day] Airlines that operate international destinations from Nigeria made over N302 billion ($15 billion) from ticket sales in 2015. The airlines included European mega carriers, US carriers, African and indigenous operators.