Prince Charles expresses sorrow over slavery in Commonwealth speech

Prince Charles expresses sorrow over slavery in Commonwealth speech

Commonwealth leaders gather for Kigali summit Charles alludes to colonialism, slavery in speech Rwanda’s Kagame speaks of “reimagining” Commonwealth Members vote to keep Patricia Scotland as sec-gen KIGALI, June 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles expressed deep sorrow over slavery in a speech to Commonwealth leaders in Rwanda on Friday and acknowledged that the roots … Read more

Exclusive: Boris Johnson signals UK’s willingness to demine, help export grain from Ukraine

Exclusive: Boris Johnson signals UK’s willingness to demine, help export grain from Ukraine

KIGALI, June 23 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday Britain was willing to assist with demining operations off Ukraine’s southern coast and was considering offering insurance to ships to move millions of tonnes of grain stuck in the country. Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine and blockade of its Black Sea ports … Read more

Congo rebels seize eastern border town, army blames Rwanda

Congo rebels seize eastern border town, army blames Rwanda

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, June 13 (Reuters) – M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo have seized the eastern border town of Bunagana, the rebel group and local activists said on Monday, sending more than 30,000 civilians fleeing into neighbouring Uganda. The Congolese army in a statement said Rwandan troops had occupied the … Read more

UK aims to send the first group of asylum seekers to Rwanda on June 14

UK aims to send the first group of asylum seekers to Rwanda on June 14

LONDON, May 31 (Reuters) – Britain aims to send a first group of asylum seekers to Rwanda in two weeks’ time as part of a policy which the government says is designed to break people-smuggling networks and stem the flow of migrants across the Channel. In April, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government announced plans to … Read more

UN helicopter crashes in eastern Congo, 8 peacekeepers killed, army blames rebels

UN helicopter crashes in eastern Congo, 8 peacekeepers killed, army blames rebels

UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) peacekeeping forces patrol areas affected by the recent attacks by M23 rebel fighters near Rangira in North Kivu in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, March 29, 2022. REUTERS / Djaffar Sabiti Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to … Read more