MISNA

MISNA, or the Missionary International Service News Agency, provides daily news ‘from, about and for’ the 'world’s Souths', not just in the geographical sense, since December 1997.

Libya
Libya


Libya: Government Wants Intervention ‘Just Like Yemen’

Libya’s Prime Minister Abdullah al Thinni defined the decision of the Saudi-led coalition to intervene in Yemen to restore “democratic legitimacy” and fight the “terrorists” as “courageous”, and called for the same in his country. Al Thinni, elected by the Tobruk-based parliament, the only internationally recognized authority, questioned how the Arab community could intervene in […]

Lagos, Nigeria. Photo by Jrobin08, Wikipedia Commons.
Lagos, Nigeria. Photo by Jrobin08, Wikipedia Commons.


Nigeria: Buhari Leading By 2 Million Votes

General Muhammadu Buhari is in the lead by 2 million votes over exiting President Goodluck Jonathan after a vote count in 19 of Nigeria’s 37 states. The final outcome of the presidential race in fact remains unknown, since results have not arrived from some key regions that can tip the scale. Attending the announcement of […]

Tunisia
Tunisia


Tunisia: 9 Members Of Okba Ibn Nafaa Brigade Killed, Including Leader

Nine members of the extremist Okba Ibn Nafaa Brigade, attributed for the attack against the National Bardo Museum in Tunis, were killed in clashes with security forces in the mountain zone of Sidi Aich, in the Gafsa governorate, reports the Foreign ministry. The region is situated along the border with Algeria, however much further south […]

Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan. Photo credit: World Economic Forum, Wikipedia Commons.
Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan. Photo credit: World Economic Forum, Wikipedia Commons.


Nigeria Awaiting Presidential Election Results

The Nigerians are awaiting the results of Saturday’s presidential and legislative elections, amid notable tension. According to Nigeria’s top newspapers, the results should be released by the end of the day. In many states of the nation – Africa’s main economy and oil producer – the vote continued also on Sunday after a malfunction of […]

Cuba and US flags
Cuba and US flags


US Removes 45 Cuban Companies And Individuals From Blacklist

The United States removed 45 Cuban companies, individuals and ships from a sanctions blacklist for suspected links to terrorism or international drug trafficking. The move marks a new step in lifting restrictions on Cuba’s economy in a progressive thaw in relations between Washington and Havana. The US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control “removed six […]