EU Renews Sanctions for Six Months Against Those Obstructing Peace

[PR Newswire] Brussels -In view of the continuing instability and gravity of the situation in Libya, the Council has extended the duration of the sanctions against Libya, targeting three persons for a period of six months.

[PR Newswire] Brussels -In view of the continuing instability and gravity of the situation in Libya, the Council has extended the duration of the sanctions against Libya, targeting three persons for a period of six months.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

More Than Half of Schools in Boko Haram’s Nigeria Heartland Closed – UN

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -More than half of schools in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno are closed with millions of children unable to start school this year due to the ongoing threat of Boko Haram, the United Nations children’s’ agency…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -More than half of schools in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno are closed with millions of children unable to start school this year due to the ongoing threat of Boko Haram, the United Nations children's' agency said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

To Be an Egyptian Migrant in Rome (And Also Make Great Pizza)

[IPS] Rome -“I asked him: do you want to come with us to Greece? He said: ‘Why not?’ So my wife and myself packed up and drove to Athens to open our ‘trattoria’ there.”

[IPS] Rome -"I asked him: do you want to come with us to Greece? He said: 'Why not?' So my wife and myself packed up and drove to Athens to open our 'trattoria' there."

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

A New Roadmap to Make U.S. Sudan Sanctions Relief Work

[ICG] By 12 October, Washington will decide whether the steps Sudan has taken qualify it for lifting some U.S. sanctions. But to push forward afterwards will require a new roadmap that ties further sanctions relief and improved bilateral relations to p…

[ICG] By 12 October, Washington will decide whether the steps Sudan has taken qualify it for lifting some U.S. sanctions. But to push forward afterwards will require a new roadmap that ties further sanctions relief and improved bilateral relations to political reform and human rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

One Vast Informal Business

[Africa In Fact] Zimbabwe’s economy has seen a drastic collapse since 2000. Once a fairly highly industrialised country, Zimbabwe is now a vast informal economy after the collapse of its once-thriving manufacturing and agricultural sectors.

[Africa In Fact] Zimbabwe's economy has seen a drastic collapse since 2000. Once a fairly highly industrialised country, Zimbabwe is now a vast informal economy after the collapse of its once-thriving manufacturing and agricultural sectors.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Troops Deployed Ahead of Anglophone Independence Declaration

[Deutsche Welle] President Paul Biya has sent in the army to deter Anglophone secessionists from declaring their independence as massive protests break out. But this appears to have done little to weaken their resolve.

[Deutsche Welle] President Paul Biya has sent in the army to deter Anglophone secessionists from declaring their independence as massive protests break out. But this appears to have done little to weaken their resolve.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon