6.7.2020 06:37 am
Gunmen ambushed and killed eight employees of a private construction firm working on the multi-billion-dollar gas project in Mozambique’s restive north, the company said Sunday.
Northern Mozambique has been hit by a jihadist insurgency since 2017 that has killed more than 1,000 people and complicated the country's plans to develop its offshore gas reserves.
Early on Friday, a migrant tried to hang himself, the group said.
The Cameroonian government neither confirmed nor denied the meeting had been held, but a senior UN official told AFP that it took place.
Talks last month broke down after the three countries failed to reach any compromise.
‘If things are not definitively clarified, our relations are likely to suffer one way or another,’ says Kagame.
Transparency campaigners have long accused Gertler of having used his friendship with Kabila to obtain lucrative mineral rights at bargain prices.
A probe was opened in France in 1998 after a complaint by families of the French plane crew.
‘It seems they were dying very suddenly in some cases,’ conservation biologist Keith Lindsay said, adding that the deaths were sudden.
The inquiry is due to deliver its findings in two to four weeks.
Belgium’s King Philippe expressed his “deepest regrets” for the harm done during Belgian colonial rule in DR Congo, in a first for his country.
Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera is a former evangelical preacher who says he ventured into politics to answer God’s call.
DR Congo’s justice minister was arrested on Saturday, the latest twist in a crisis over proposed judicial reforms that have triggered violent street protests.
Cameroon’s government has been forced to give ground on human rights under intense pressure from campaigners and the UN and from allies who once chose to overlook its flaws.
Malawi’s governing party has called for a third presidential election, citing irregularities and intimidation in this week’s re-run vote as unofficial tallies show incumbent President Peter Mutharika losing to the opposition leader.
Ethiopia said Saturday it was on schedule to begin filling a controversial mega-dam on the Blue Nile River within weeks but vowed to try resolving its dispute with downstream neighbours Egypt and Sudan.