Daily Archives: November 1, 2019

JOMOO to attend the Big 5 Construct Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — From 5 – 7 November 2019, JOMOO will attend the BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA as the Gold Sponsor under the theme “Green Africa,

South Africa: Judge clears opposition politician of hate speech

JOHANNESBURG, A court in South Africa has cleared firebrand opposition politician Julius Malema of hate speech for calling Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan a dog of white monopoly capital.

Judge …

As climate shocks intensify, UN food agencies urge more support for Southern Africa’s hungry people

A record 45 million people across the 16-nation Southern African Development Community will be severely food insecure in the next six months

Johannesburg - A record 45 million people across …

First Committee Members Offer Fresh Ideas for Reviving Stalled Disarmament Machinery, including New Draft to Relocate Next Session Overseas

Deeply frustrated at the current deadlocked disarmament machinery, delegates offered fresh suggestions on how best to re-activate it at a time when its guidance is urgently needed to ease escalating …

Thousands of Algerians Turn Out for 37th Consecutive Friday Protest

CAIRO - Thousands of people turned out Friday in the center of the Algerian capital, Algiers, as well as other towns and cities, for the 37th consecutive weekly protest against …

US to End Cameroon’s Preferential Trade Status

The White House plans to end Cameroon's preferential trade status in 2020 because of alleged human rights violations, a charge the West African nation's government disputes.

U.S. President Donald Trump …

Flooding in East Africa Affects More Than 1 Million People

NAIROBI - An aid group estimates that more than 1 million people in East Africa are affected by flooding after higher-than-normal rainfall.

Parts of the region are bracing for a …

Third Committee Delegates Call for Solidarity in Helping Those Fleeing Violence, Urge Focus on Racism, Xenophobia, Stereotypes as Causes of Displacement

Several Representatives Point to Equitable Burden, Responsibility Sharing as Expression of Cooperation

One year after the signing of the Global Compact on Refugees, the inaugural Global Refugee Forum, to be …