[UN News] The Security Council on Friday narrowly passed a measure aimed at stopping the flow of weapons to armed groups in South Sudan, with those Members in favour saying it would protect civilians, while abstainers voiced concerns that it would undermine the ongoing peace process in the world’s youngest country.
[Vanguard] The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is set to enhance sustainable electricity access through solar in 19 West African countries and the Sahel region to promote development in the region.
[allAfrica] Activists and victims of some of the worst crimes committed in West Africa sat down together in Banjul, Gambia recently to talk about how to bring to justice more people responsible for these crimes.
[The Conversation Africa] Ever since diamonds were discovered in Sierra Leone in the 1930s, they have had a significant impact on the country – socially, politically and economically. This is partly to do with how they are extracted from the ground.
[Deutsche Welle] Health officials have expressed concern about containment as the virus reaches a city of 1 million people. At the same time, WHO began shipping thousands of trial vaccines to Kinshasa.
[RFI] French billionaire Bolloré on Sunday fought allegations that his family-run group corrupted foreign public officials to win port concessions in West Africa.
[The Conversation Africa] Fostering international development has long been viewed as central to the moral, humanitarian, strategic and security interests of the United States.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya’s poor performance against lowly ranked Comoros and Central Africa Republic in friendly matches in Morocco last month have come costly as the Harambee Stars have dipped eight places in the latest rankings released on Thursday.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Mauritania was the last country in the world to abolish slavery in 1981, and has one of the highest rates of slavery in the world
[Nation] Kenya’s Shujaa staged an improved show to see-off Wales and France and ease through to the main Cup quarterfinals of Sydney Sevens at Allianz Stadium, Sydney on Saturday.