Congo president’s chief of staff Vital Kamerhe arrested on corruption charges

Police in Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday arrested the president’s chief of staff, Vital Kamerhe, after he testified in an investigation into alleged misappropriation of public funds, a police official said. Kamerhe, the chief of staff to President Felix Tshisekedi, was being driven by the police to the Makala prison, Sylvano Kasongo, the police… Read More Congo president’s chief of staff Vital Kamerhe arrested on corruption charges

Saudi-led coalition announces ceasefire in Yemen war

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Wednesday it was halting military operations nationwide in support of U.N. efforts to end a five-year war that has killed tens of thousands and spread hunger and disease. The move aims to facilitate talks sponsored by U.N. special envoy Martin Griffiths for a permanent ceasefire,… Read More Saudi-led coalition announces ceasefire in Yemen war