Tuesday, April 23, 2019

At Least 160 Killed in Sri Lanka, 8th Blast Confirmed

A new blast hit the Sri Lanka capital of Colombo on Sunday, police said, the eighth explosion in the country in a single day. Police...

Kenya: Barclays ATMs Lose KShs11 mln to Robbers

Police are investigating circumstances under which at least Ksh.11 million was stolen from three Barclays Bank ATMs at different locations in Nairobi. According to police,...

Assessing Challenges, Controversies and Perceptions of Somaliland Politics, Elections

Below is a synopsis of a research paper assessing Somaliland politics highlighting challenges, perceptions and controversies. The writers, Dr Adan Abokor Yussuf and Nassir...

DP World to Build Logistics Hub to Link Region with Europe, Far-East through Berbera,...

The United Arab Emirate (UAE) based multinational port and terminal operator, DP World, said that it has been closely following the privatization moves the...

Djibouti: Camp Lemonier Integral to US Interests in Africa, Red Sea

Panel: U.S. Base in Djibouti Key to American Interests in Africa Camp Lemonier, the American base in Djibouti, is becoming more integral to U.S. interests...

UN Chief Appoints Haysom to Work with AU on Mitigation of Sudan Crisis

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday appointed an envoy to Sudan to work with the African Union on mediating an end to the crisis...

Somaliland: President on 2nd UAE Visit in 40 Days for Discussion on Critical Development...

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, left the capital, Hargeisa, on Thursday for a visit to the United...

WikiLeaks Co-Founder Arrested, Affidavit Unsealed

An affidavit detailing the alleged crimes of Julian Assange was unsealed Monday, revealing more about what investigators knew regarding the WikiLeaks founder’s communications with...

Charting a Way Forward in Sudan’s Unfinished Transition

Omar al-Bashir is out as president of Sudan, but protesters suspect that the military-led transition is a game of musical chairs. A new curfew...

Trump Tweet Endangers Her Life, Spikes Death Threats – Rep. Ilhan Omar

Rep. Ilhan Omar says in the days since President Donald Trump tweeted about a speech she gave last month, she has experienced an increase...

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