Africa

Japanese Climber, South African Guide Die on Table Mountain

  JOHANNESBURG — In a dramatic overnight operation, emergency responders early Tuesday descended on ropes from a cable car on South Africa’s Table Mountain to recover the bodies of two…

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US, Britain and Norway Warn South Sudan Parties Over Cease-fire Violations

  JUBA — The United States, Britain and Norway have called on parties in South Sudan’s conflict to stop violating a cease-fire signed last month, their heads of mission in…

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Justin Kingland wishes wife a happy birthday (PHOTO)

My love and respect grows for you with each passing year. I am truly blessed to have you as my life partner. The various ups and downs that we have…

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UN Security Council Welcomes 6 New Members

  The U.N. Security Council has welcomed six new non-permanent members — Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kuwait, the Netherlands, Peru, and Poland. The six new countries, voted on by the…

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Congo’s Top Catholic Slams State ‘Barbarism’ After Deadly Protests

  KINSHASA, DRC — The head of the Roman Catholic Church in Congo on Tuesday condemned a crackdown on protests against President Joseph Kabila as “barbarism,” escalating a confrontation between…

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Liberian President-elect Tempers Expectations, Plans Agriculture Push

      MONROVIA — Liberian President-elect George Weah on Tuesday set modest goals for his six-year term, calling for Liberia to start exporting crops and repairing decrepit infrastructure, in…

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