An Exxon Mobil spokesman said this week that the company has decided not to be involved in the Clinton Global Initiative this year. The oil company said its decision was unrelated to recent scrutiny of the foundation, but this is … Read the rest
Sports authorities of the South African Republic followed the steps of Morocco and also decided against hosting next year’s Africa Cup of Nations biennial football championship, citing concerns over the outbreak of deadly Ebola virus in West Africa.
“The possibility … Read the rest
They were treated like terrorists, writes Malaika wa Azania.
There has been speculation about what transpired in Morocco a few days ago when a black youth ambassador for the AU landed in Morocco.
The full-time student in Grahamstown is a … Read the rest
A Moroccan diplomat accredited to South Africa has been reportedly killed and his lifeless body was found in a pool of blood at his home in Pretoria on Tuesday.
According to Morocco’s Embassy in South Africa, the victim, M. Noureddine … Read the rest
Officials say around 100 migrants of sub-Saharan origin have stormed the barbed-wire border fence separating Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco, with 20 managing to get across.
An Interior Ministry statement Tuesday said the storming occurred at 6 … Read the rest
The European Commission wants Spain to account for the drowning of 14 migrants who recently failed to swim to Ceuta, a Spanish enclave in North Africa. Spain earlier admitted that rubber bullets were fired at them, but claimed no one … Read the rest
Having torn down a part of a triple six-meter high fence, about 100 made it through, Spanish government … Read the rest
It’s not likely to ease Americans’ concerns about going to war, but the White House announced Monday that Albania is on board with the Obama administration’s plans to punish Syria.
Tiny Estonia, too, has agreed that Syria must be held … Read the rest
Around 10,000 people took part in a demonstration in the Moroccan capital, Rabat, on Sunday in support of Islamists in Egypt locked in a deadly showdown with security forces.
The crowd carried banners condemning the police operations that have cost … Read the rest
“Renting apartments to Africans is strictly forbidden”. This message hangs in several building lobbies in Casablanca, Morocco. Some landlords have been enforcing this rule, even though it is completely illegal. Our Observer, a student from the Ivory Coast, experienced this … Read the rest