Daily Archives: March 11, 2019

French President Heads to East Africa

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron heads to East Africa late Monday, on a three-nation trip aimed at expanding French military, business, cultural and environmental ties on the continent and countering newer players in the region, starting with China.

Beyond a …

Black Boxes Recovered from Crashed Ethiopian Jet

Ethiopian Airlines says searchers have recovered both flight recorders from the plane that crashed Sunday, killing all 157 people onboard.

Ethiopia is observing a day of mourning for those who died when the Boeing 737 MAX-8 jet, headed for Kenya’s …

EU anti-drug programme begins mission to help Seychelles tackle drug problem

Experts from the EU Action against Drugs and Organised Crime (EU-ACT) carried out a preliminary mission to assess the drugs situation in Seychelles — the first of its kind to be undertaken in the country.

The international cooperation officer at …

UN environment talks open under shadow of Ethiopian plane crash

An assembly of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) opened in Nairobi Monday under a dark cloud cast by the plane crash that killed 157 people, including 22 United Nations staff, many heading for the annual event.

Delegates arrived with the …

UN environment talks open under shadow of Ethiopian plane crash

An assembly of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) opened in Nairobi Monday under a dark cloud cast by the plane crash that killed 157 people, including 22 United Nations staff, many heading for the annual event.

Delegates arrived with the …