Tunisian Police Arrest Presidential Candidate Karoui on Tax Evasion Charges

TUNIS, TUNISIA – Tunisian police arrested presidential candidate Nabil Karoui on Friday after a court ordered his detention, the Interior Ministry said, in a case involving charges of money laundering but which Karoui’s party said was a politically motivated attempt

UN: Conflict Robs Nearly 2 Million Children of Education in Africa

GENEVA – The U.N. children’s agency reports schools across West and Central Africa are being targeted by insurgent groups. It says attacks and threats of violence have forced more than 9,000 schools across eight countries to close since the end

Ebola Virus Spreads to New Areas in Eastern DRC, WHO Reports

GENEVA – The World Health Organization said Friday that the deadly Ebola virus had spread to new areas in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. The number of cases was 2,934, including 1,965 deaths, it said.

Since mid-June, the WHO

Al-Burhan Reaffirms Importance of Sudanese-Eritrean Relations

Khartoum, Chairman of the Sovereignty Council, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan has reaffirmed importance of relations between Sudan and Eritrea.

This came when he received at the presidential palace Thursday , an Eritrean delegation headed by Foreign Minister

South Africa: Court rules display of apartheid flag constitutes hate speech

JOHANNESBURG, A South African court ruled that displaying the country’s apartheid-era flag in public constituted hate speech that discriminated against black people and violated equality laws.

The case relates to a 2017 demonstration against attacks and killings of farmers where …

National Festival 2019 concludes

Asmara, The National Festival 2019 which has been under way since 16 August concluded today, 22 August with great fervor.

The 7-day National Festival featured traditional villages depicting the cultures and traditions of the various ethnic groups in the country, …