Hundreds Protest in Sudan, Keep Pressure on Bashir

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Hundreds of protesters, mostly students, took to the streets in and near Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, on Monday, continuing a three-month wave of demonstrations that has posed the most serious challenge yet to President Omar al-Bashir’s three-decade rule.

Students, …

UN: Envoy Urges DRC to Form New Government Soon

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations’ top official in the Democratic Republic of Congo has urged President Felix Tshisekedi to form a new government without delay, as the country continues its first peaceful transition of power in its nearly 60 years …

Seychelles, Bangladesh discuss fair and responsible treatment of migrant workers; moratorium still in place

A six-month moratorium on the recruitment of Bangladeshi nationals coming to work in Seychelles because of allegations of abuse at the workplace is still in place, said a top official on Monday.

Jules Baker, the principal secretary of employment, told …

Seychelles, Bangladesh discuss fair and responsible treatment of migrant workers; moratorium still in place

A six-month moratorium on the recruitment of Bangladeshi nationals coming to work in Seychelles because of allegations of abuse at the workplace is still in place, said a top official on Monday.

Jules Baker, the principal secretary of employment, told …

UN’s Super Cereal Suspected in Food Poisoning in Uganda

Uganda has stopped nationwide distribution of a United Nations food supplement called Super Cereal after two people died and more than 90 others came down with food poisoning.

The fortified porridge is suspected of making people in the northeastern Karamoja …