IVORY COAST: World Leaders draw Emergency Plan for Libyan Migrants

ABIDJAN DECEMBER 1, 2017 (CISA) – The African Union, European Union and United Nations have agreed to an emergency plan to dismantle people-smuggling networks and repatriate stranded migrants in Libya. The plan was announced during the just concluded fifth African Union – European Union (AU-EU) summit that took place on 29-30 November in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, reported Reuters. During the […]

VATICAN: Pope to Lead Prayer for Peace in South Sudan, DRC

VATICAN CITY NOVEMBER 17, 2017 (CISA) – Pope Francis will on November 23rd preside over a Prayer for Peace in South Sudan and in the Democratic Republic of Congo in St. Peter’s Basilica at 5.30pm Rome time. The prayer has been organized by “Solidarity with South Sudan” in association with the Justice and Peace office of religious organizations worldwide, and according to the organizers when Pope Francis heard […]

SOMALIA: Elections in Somali-land Prove Democracy is Possible in the Horn of Africa, says Bishop

DJIBOUTI NOVEMBER 14, 2017 (CISA) – Bishop Giorgio Bertin of Djibouti and the Apostolic Administrator of Mogadishu has said the recent elections in Somali-land gives hope and represents an encouraging form of democracy in the region.“ These elections are important because they can continue to demonstrate that some form of democracy is possible in Somali-land and, […]