January 9, 2018

Africa Update: Egypt to hold presidential election March 26-28

Egyptians will head to the polls on March 26-28 in the first round of a presidential election, National Elections Authority chief Lasheen Ibrahim said Monday. A […]
January 8, 2018

Africa Update: South Africa assembly to study impeachment procedure

South Africa’s parliament indicated Sunday it would this week deliberate procedures for presidential impeachment, as pressure mounts on embattled incumbent Jacob Zuma. The move came just […]
January 8, 2018

World Update: Britain’s May, in U-turn, won’t push for end to fox hunting ban

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she will ditch an election pledge for a vote on reversing the fox-hunting ban following a public backlash. “On […]
January 5, 2018

Africa Update: 12 dead, 180 injured in South Africa train crash

At least 12 people were killed and 180 injured in South Africa on Thursday when a passenger train collided with a truck and burst into flames, […]