KHARTOUM, Sudan's long-serving President Omar Bashir came closer on Tuesday to another term in office after a majority of lawmakers backed a constitutional amendment to extend term limits that would have required him to step down in 2020.
Unless the … Read more
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN, The head of the U.N. mission in South Sudan has condemned a recent wave of rapes and sexual assaults on women and girls near the town of Bentiu.
"These attacks on vulnerable civilians are absolutely abhorrent and … Read more
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has welcomed the ratification of the Agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) by Parliament.
The AfCFTA was launched during an Extra-Ordinary Summit of African Union Heads of State … Read more
The Portfolio Committee on Police is of the view that the strengthening of specialised units and more resources are critical to deal with gang violence and organised crime in the Eastern Cape.
This follows the one-day oversight visit by the … Read more
UNITED NATIONS, More than 150 women and girls have come forward in the past 12 days to seek help in South Sudan after they were raped or suffered other forms of sexual violence, the heads of three UN agencies said.… Read more