Category Archives: Sports

IS Down But Still a Threat in Many Countries

Driven from its self-styled caliphate in Iraq and Syria, Islamic State is down but not out.

Where once they confronted armies, the extremist Islamist group’s adherents have now staged hit-and-run raids and suicide attacks. In …

Sudanese Court Sends 9 Women Arrested in Protests to Prison

CAIRO � Sudan sentenced nine women to a month’s imprisonment for taking part in anti-government protests, an opposition group said Sunday, the latest in a crackdown aimed at quashing almost three months of protests calling …

British Museum Agrees to Return Emperor’s Hair to Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA � Two locks of hair belonging to widely revered Ethiopian Emperor Tewodros will be repatriated after a request from Addis Ababa, the National Army Museum in Britain announced Monday, as more African countries …

Executive Secretary leads Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in marking International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The Economic Commission for Africa’s management is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities have the right support to access all services, technologies and systems at the institution and that their rights are fully realized, …

Danish Delegation Conducted Consultations in Tanzania

A high-level delegation from the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has completed a 2-day visit in Tanzania. The visit was part of an on-going review of Danish development cooperation with Tanzania prompted by the gradual …

Remembrance Day 2018 luncheon in Ghana to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice

Last Sunday, exactly 100 years on, the British High Commission hosted a special centenary luncheon, alongside the Government of Ghana and representatives of the nations involved in the conflict, in an act of remembrance for …

Committee on Mineral Resources welcomes Joint Submission by Four Unions Aimed at Improving the Safety and Health of Mineworkers

The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources has welcomed a collaborative union submission on health and safety challenges facing the mining industry. Although generally applicable to mining, the report focused on the challenges faced by miners …