Monday, July 16, 2018

Illegal immigrants guarded by Libyan police in Misrata (Images tell stories)

Dozens of illegal immigrants gather in a yard guarded by Libyan police in Misrata, Libya, on Feb. 18, 2015. Libya has long been a...

Interview with Amina J. Mohammed, Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning

Amina J. Mohammed has served since June 2012 as the Special Adviser to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Post-2015 Development Planning. The Nigerian national brings...

Many countries won’t meet TV deadline

Majority of countries will not be able to meet the set June 2015 digital migration deadline. This is despite the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA)...

UN health agency launches billion dollar appeal to tackle soaring needs in four crisis-torn...

The World Health Organization (WHO) today appealed to donors to provide $1 billion for life-saving health needs ranging from childhood vaccinations to surgical care...

South Sudan: Unicef Condemns Abduction of Children By Armed Group in South Suda

The United Nations children's fund has condemned in the strongest terms the abduction of scores of boys, some as young 13, by an armed...

U.S. ‘deeply concerned’ by North Korean nuclear advances

The United States is "deeply concerned" about North Korea's nuclear advances, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday after a U.S. research institute predicted...

Post-conflict Africa grapples with tensions of returnees from the diaspora

Although the importance to Africa’s diaspora is largely discussed around remittances, many Africans are also coming back to join the public service. SOMALIA’S parliament just approved a...

Djibouti president dismisses militants’ mall attack threat

DJIBOUTI — Few days after a video by the Al-Qaeda linked group in Somalia threatened attacks on shopping malls in Canada and US, Djibouti’s...

Fighting Is Long Over, but Western Sahara Still Lacks Peace

TIFARITI, Western Sahara — Ghalla Sid Ahmed and her mother eke out a living in this isolated desert settlement, subsisting on five goats and...

A Catch-22 in Kenya: Western Terrorism Alerts May Fuel Terrorism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaAkKfmKPxM Kenya’s Unemployed Face Terror’s Lure | The New York Times Every morning at the Tides Inn, a waiter trudges down from the restaurant to the...

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France revels in Les Bleus’ World Cup victory

Jubilant celebrations erupted throughout the country Sunday as France beat Croatia to win the World Cup. Follow coverage of the reactions to Les Bleus'...

Obama to attend his sister’s event in Kenya before heading to South Africa

Former President Barack Obama is visiting his father’s homeland of Kenya before heading to South Africa, where he’ll take part in events honoring Nelson...

Against tremendous odds, Abdi Nor Iftin made it from war-ravaged Somalia to America

Now a Maine resident, he tells his harrowing tale in his new memoir. “Call Me American” tells of a Somali boy, the son of nomadic...