Wednesday, November 14, 2018

5.6-magnitude quake hits 139km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia — USGS

An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted 139 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia at 0750 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological...

UN Security Council condemns hotel attack in Somalia

The UN Security Council on Saturday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a hotel in Somali capital of Mogadishu that resulted in the heavy...

Ethiopia: Nile Dam Tripartite Agreement: Who loses and who benefits?

Why we should not celebrate too soon “Watercourse States shall in their respective territories utilize an international watercourse in an equitable and reasonable manner. In...

Ethiopia, economy booming, charts a new course with massive projects, sheds famine stereotype

Ethiopia's planned new airport on the outskirts of the capital is still years from becoming a reality but Tewodros Dawit can already envision how...

Saudi Arabia Says Strikes Push Yemen Rebels out of Air Bases

A Saudi-led airstrike campaign targeting Shiite rebels who control much ofYemen has pushed them out of contested air bases and destroyed any jet fighter...

Nigerian election extended one day in some areas amid problems

Voting in Nigeria's presidential elections was extended one day, until Sunday, in several areas because ballot paper arrived late or new digital voting card...

2 dead, 1 seriously injured in Washington state shooting, police say

A 29-year-old woman and 2-year-old boy were killed and another was seriously injured in a shooting in Washington state Saturday, police said. A police dog...

Boko Haram Just Lost Its Headquarters

As Nigerian soldiers search for missing girls, townspeople are fearful the jihadists won’t be gone for long. Ali Hassan should be happy to return to...

Nigerians turn out in numbers for crunch election

Voters head to polls to choose their president against a backdrop of violent attacks by armed group Boko Haram. http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 Polling stations have opened in Nigeria,...

Arab League tackles Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen

Arab leaders have gathered in the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh to discuss the crisis in Yemen, where Saudi-led coalition troops are pressing ahead with...

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Somaliland: Are the UAE, DP World going back on Berbera development Abiy’s lead?

DP World downsizes in Berbera: In developing Somaliland's port, the Emirati operator is having to contend with the new political configurations in the Horn. Despite the...

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ‘shameful behavior’ costs her Amnesty International Award

Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honor, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of...

UN forum to bring ‘big space data’ benefits to disaster response in Africa

Outer space and disaster response experts, on Monday, gathered at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how “big data” including social...