Archive for January 10th, 2019

Felix Tshisekedi Declared Winner in DRC Election

| January 10, 2019

JOHANNESBURG After several days of intense speculation on the outcome of the DRC's presidential elections, the country's election board, CENI, proclaimed Felix Tshisekedi the winner.

The result could lead to the country's first democratic transfer of power since independence from …

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Felix Tshisekedi Declared Winner in DRC Election

| January 10, 2019

JOHANNESBURG After several days of intense speculation on the outcome of the DRC's presidential elections, the country's election board, CENI, proclaimed Felix Tshisekedi the winner.

The result could lead to the country's first democratic transfer of power since independence from …

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Indonesia to Put Muslim Issues Forward at UN Security Council

| January 10, 2019

JAKARTA, INDONESIA Indonesia says it will use its new position on the U.N. Security Council to focus attention on the Israel-Palestinian conflict. But observers say Jakarta should use its seat to put forward a broader range of issues affecting Muslims …

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NAMIBIA SUSPENDS MEAT IMPORTS FROM SOUTH AFRICA OVER FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE

| January 10, 2019

WINDHOEK, Namibia has suspended meat imports from South Africa due to the outbreak of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease, state broadcaster, NBC, said.

The disease, which causes lesions and lameness in cattle and sheep, was detected in a …

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Protests, Anger Predicted After Congo Names Surprise Election Winner

| January 10, 2019

JOHANNESBURG Election officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo have sparked surprise and outrage by naming opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner of the nation's presidential election, after counting delays and a poll marred by irregularities, rampant suspicions and chaos.…

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