Moroccan police on Wednesday beat up protesters who were seeking to stage a demonstration in the capital Rabat in solidarity to anti-government protests in the north.
The UN and Arab League joint special envoy for Syria, Kofi Annan, is expected to brief the UN Security Council on Friday on the current situation in Syria, which has been in a serious political crisis for about a year, diplomats said here on Wednesday.
Cleaning your plate may not help feed starving children today, but the time-worn advice of mothers everywhere may help reduce food waste from the farm to the fork, help the environment and make it easier to feed the world’s growing population.
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan has sent patrol units and a medical team to an area on the country’s border with Ethiopia where unidentified raiders reportedly attacked several cattle camps occupied by members of the Lou Nuer ethnic group.
Officials from central Africa will meet in Uganda, next week, to finalise a comprehensive regional strategy on combating the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), the rebel group that gained notoriety for its atrocities in Uganda, but which has in recent years extended its violence to neighbouring countries.