Daily Archives: April 21, 2019

Moroccans Protest Prison Sentences of Anti-Poverty Activists

RABAT, MOROCCO Thousands of demonstrators marched in Morocco’s capital Sunday to condemn lengthy prison sentences given to dozens of activists, including the leader of the Hirak Rif poverty-fighting movement.

The demonstration brought one of the main avenues of Rabat to a standstill. Security forces kept watch as participants sang, “The …

MPLA beefs up anti-corruption crackdown

Luanda – The deputy president of Angola’s governing MPLA party Luisa DamiAPound o has described the corruption a heinous crime that must be fought without respite, stressing that the time has come to cut and break the bad practices.

The politician said so at the launch of the ruling party’s …

Sudan Delegation to Visit US to Discuss Removal from Terror List

A Sudanese delegation is expected to visit the United States for talks aimed at getting Sudan removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism.

Sudan’s army ruler, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, in his first interview on state television since taking power, said the delegation could travel as soon …

UN vows to support campaign against corruption in Angola

Luanda – The United Nations has pledged to continue to support Angola in the fight against corruption and all the social evils that hamper the people’s wellbeing.

The pledge came from its representative in the country, Paolo Baladeli, who would not specify how such a support will be provided.

Paolo …