The Former President of the Swiss Confederation and current Swiss Minister for Environment, Traffic, Energy and Communications, Federal Councillor Simonetta Sommaruga, yesterday started a working tour of Ghana and Senegal.
The UN, the US, Canada, the African Union and several European nations have called on Somalia’s political leaders to “show leadership” by reaching an agreement on elections that were delayed due to squabbling over the voting process.
On the 21st of March 1990, Namibia gained its independence. On that day, the founding President and father of the Namibian Nation, Dr. Sam Shafiishuna Nujoma declared, “I move in the name of the people that Namibia is forever free, sovereign and independent”
When Abiy Ahmed became Ethiopia’s Prime Minister in 2018, the country was full of promises and excitement for a better future. But this year, hope has turned to horror as headlines of ethnic violence and war have superseded those of peacemaking.