Africa 

Top official warns of weakened regional security following withdrawal from West African economic bloc by Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger

Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger’s decision to pull out of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) “even as terrorism and transnational organized crime remain a pervasive threat”, will be damaging to regional relations all round, said the UN’s top official in the region on Friday. UN Africa News Read More
Malawi Independance Day Malawi 

US-based Malawians commemorate 60 years of freedom in grand style

By Janet Karim And when your children ask you, ‘What does this ceremony mean to you? ‘ Then tell them, ‘It is the Passover sacrifice to the LORD, who passed over the houses of the Israelites in Egypt and spared our homes when he struck down the Egyptians. — Exodus 12:25-27 US-based Malawian Diaspora held a three-day grand-style commemoration of the 60th (Diamond Jubilee)… Read More