Saturday, May 26, 2018

Thousands march in Moscow to mourn Nemtsov

Huge turnout for rally in honour of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down on Friday. http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 Opposition supporters marched through Moscow in memory of...

Looking back on 25 years of the World Economic Forum on Africa

In 1992, one year after the end of the apartheid era in South Africa, the two leaders that would broker the country’s future trajectory...

Here’s A List Of Countries And Leaders Trump Has Insulted Since His Election

It’s been almost a year since Donald Trump emerged from an election campaign of threats, lies and vitriol as the future president of the United States of America. His victory speech on...

Syrian agent ‘worked as courier to deliver money to IS’

An agent who helped three British schoolgirls cross into Syria to join the Islamic State group was also working as a courier to transfer...

Snowden ready to go to US if he gets fair trial – whistleblower’s lawyer

Edward Snowden would go to the US if he was sure that he would face a fair trial there, the former NSA contractor’s lawyer...

Five things you should know about Friday’s terrorist attack on Radisson Hotel in Mali

The Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali, hosted a gathering of first ladies of West Africa when I was staying there in October 2011....

Somali refugee hijacker Asha Ali Abdille tells court her story of survival

This story was first published on September 1, 2010. This is the world of Asha Ali Abdille. She tells a dark and threatening story of survival. People...

How Indonesia Deals with Current Piracy Could Determine Whether it Becomes the ‘New Somalia’

Indonesia’s handling of a recent spate of hijackings of coal-laden tugboats and the kidnap of their crews could determine whether the country’s already serious...

Warplanes hit Tripoli airport before UN talks start

Warplanes from Libya's internationally recognized government carried out air strikes on a Tripoli airport on Thursday just hours before United Nations-backed peace talks were...

Somaliland: Q & A session with HE Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire, Minister of Foreign...

On Thursday 20 April Africa Research Institute hosted HE Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Somaliland, who addressed guests and answered questions...

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The East Africa bloc's weather prediction center has issued a warning of an active tropical cyclone named Mekuku threatening the coast of Somalia's semi-autonomous...

Somalia: How AMISOM Contributing Countries are Milking the Somalia Crisis

The African Union Peacekeeping force in Somalia has been in the country for 10 years. The planned withdrawal has been pushed forward, amid concerns...

The Reinvention of Iraq’s Muqtada al-Sadr

From Sectarian Militia Leader to Populist Crusader in a Surprise Electoral Victory In April 2004, as American troops in Iraq were fighting multiple insurgencies, U.S....