A renegade general said he was weighing launching his new rebel force into South Sudan‘s civil war, and called for President Salva Kiir to go, accusing him of spearheading ethnic violence that rights groups fear is slipping towards genocide.
The killings and other atrocities going on South Sudan amount to a genocide and African leaders need to “step up” and not just rely on others for a response, Britain’s secretary for international development, Priti Patel, said late on Wednesday.
South Africa‘s President Jacob Zuma is not opposed to a protest march by civil society group SaveSA this week to the capital’s Union Buildings, where his offices are located, his office said in a statement on Thursday.
Britain could allow free movement of people from the European Union during an implementation phase after Brexit to allow the economy to attract talented people, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday.
Up to 10,000 migrants stranded in Libya will be flown back to their home countries this year, but the returns can only play a limited role in tackling migrant flows toward Europe, the head of the U.N. migration agency’s Libyan office said.