Monthly Archives: April 2019
Ivory Coast will more than quadruple its troop presence in the United Nations' peacekeeping mission in neighboring Mali to 800, President Alassane Ouattara said on Friday, making it one of the mission's leading contributors.
Cyclone Kenneth killed at least one person and left a trail of destruction in northern Mozambique, destroying houses, ripping up trees and knocking out power, authorities said on Friday.
After Cyclone Idai blasted through the Mozambican port of Beira in March, former first lady Graca Machel took a helicopter ride over the city - and was astonished at the devastation.
Patients with deformities from birth, accidents and other related diseases from Africa, that need reconstructive surgery will have a relief as their hope will be restored in April from a plastic surgeon’s visit.
Cyclone Idai that was experienced for two days in mid-March 2019, caused severe damage and destruction in Mozambique where about 1000 casualties occurred.
President Donald Trump took a step back on Tuesday from his threat to close the U.S. southern border to fight illegal immigration, amid pressure from companies worried that a shutdown would cause chaos to supply chains.
Chicago on Tuesday became the biggest US city to elect a black woman its mayor, as voters put their faith in an openly-gay political novice to tackle difficult problems of economic inequality and gun violence.
Algeria's Constitutional Council met Wednesday to confirm President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation, as rattled international partners watch closely to see what's next for this gas-rich country and key player in the global fight against terrorism.
South Sudan's president and opposition leader are expected to travel to the Vatican next week for what the Holy See says is a "spiritual retreat" and opposition officials say is an effort to help implement the country's peace deal.
Hundreds of students marched in Algiers on Tuesday demanding the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and the replacement of Algeria’s political system, a day after the veteran ruler announced he would leave by the end of the month.
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