Daily Archives: January 2, 2017

Libya deputy PM quits, saying he has ‘failed’

  Moussa al-Kouni told a press conference in the capital of the chaos-ridden North African country that he could no longer stay in the post. Photo: Wikimedia Commons TRIPOLI – One of three deputy premiers in Libya’s UN-backed Government of … read more »

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DRC: Five facts

Kinshasa  – The second largest country in Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo is blessed with oil, timber, diamonds and gold but cursed with violence, instability, graft and poverty. Here are five facts about DRC following the outcome of talks to … read more »

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Ecowas move is an ‘act of war’, says Gambia’s Jammeh

Banjul – Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has accused the West African regional bloc Ecowas  of declaring war after demanding that he stand down following his defeat at the ballot box. Regional leaders warned last month that the 15-member Ecowas would … read more »

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