Category Archives: Politics

US Envoy to Sudan Lays Out Long Path to New Government

Sudan’s path to a civilian government will be a long and complex one, says the United States’ top envoy to the nation, a week after military rulers and opposition parties inked an agreement that outlined …

Britain Calls Ship Seizure ‘Hostile Act’ As Iran Releases Video of Capture

Britain on Saturday denounced Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a hostile act and rejected Tehran’s explanation that it seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident. …

Crocheting With Plastic: Senegalese Atelier Mixes Recycling with Art

In northern Senegal, the picturesque city of Saint Louis is full of local art and boutiques. But the Atelier des Femmes is different, not only in that it teaches women of all ages and backgrounds …

Algeria corruption trial: Minister continues to work despite on bail

ALGIERS� Algerians on social media are strongly critical of a government minister remaining in his post, despite being investigated for corruption and being on conditional bail.

Abdelkader Benmessaoud, the minister of tourism, was interrogated by …

Sudan’s Opposition and Ruling TMC Sign Political Accord

Sudan’s ruling Military Council and a coalition of opposition groups signed a power-sharing accord in Khartoum Wednesday. Analysts say the accord is an important step forward after months of unrest, but not everyone is convinced …

Zuma Denies Corruption Allegations to Investigators

Former South African president Jacob Zuma has denied allegations of corruption, saying he was a victim of conspiracies to end his career, ruin his reputation and kill him.

Addressing a commission of inquiry in Johannesburg, …

Palestinian President Underlines Importance Of Egyptian Role In National Reconciliation

RAMALLAH, Palestine� Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, stressed the importance of continuing Egyptian efforts to end the Palestinian internal division and efforts on all levels, to safeguard the two-state solution, in line with international legitimacy.

During …