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French, Niger Troops Kill Islamist Insurgents in Joint Operation

French, Niger Troops Kill Islamist Insurgents in Joint Operation

PARIS French and Nigerien troops killed around 15 Islamist militants in a joint air and ground operation in south west Niger on Dec. 27, France's armed forces and Defense Ministry said on Sunday.

The air …

Sudan Police Break Up New Protests as Opposition Leader Arrested

Sudan Police Break Up New Protests as Opposition Leader Arrested

KHARTOUM Sudanese police broke up several new protests held after Friday prayers, as security agents arrested a top opposition leader after calls for more demonstrations against a rise of bread prices.

Angry crowds have taken …

Sudan Police Break Up New Protests as Opposition Leader Arrested

Sudan Police Break Up New Protests as Opposition Leader Arrested

KHARTOUM Sudanese police broke up several new protests held after Friday prayers, as security agents arrested a top opposition leader after calls for more demonstrations against a rise of bread prices.

Angry crowds have taken …

US Legal Marijuana Industry Had Banner Year in 2018

US Legal Marijuana Industry Had Banner Year in 2018

PORTLAND, OREGON The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream.

Liberal California became …

US Legal Marijuana Industry Had Banner Year in 2018

US Legal Marijuana Industry Had Banner Year in 2018

PORTLAND, OREGON The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream.

Liberal California became …

Democratic Republic of Congo: Emergency Situation Report #10, 26 December 2018

Democratic Republic of Congo: Emergency Situation Report #10, 26 December 2018

Highlights

WFP's operational scale-up in six conflict-affected provinces is on track. Between January and November, WFP reached 5 million people, 90 percent of the 5.4 million targeted for food and nutrition assistance in 2018.

The …

Democratic Republic of Congo: Emergency Situation Report #10, 26 December 2018

Democratic Republic of Congo: Emergency Situation Report #10, 26 December 2018

Highlights

WFP's operational scale-up in six conflict-affected provinces is on track. Between January and November, WFP reached 5 million people, 90 percent of the 5.4 million targeted for food and nutrition assistance in 2018.

The …

President Museveni, First Lady attend Christmas prayers

President Museveni, First Lady attend Christmas prayers

President Yoweri Museveni together with the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Hon. Janet Museveni joined Christians at St. Luke Nshwerenkye Church of Uganda in Kiruhuura District to celebrate the 2018 Christmas.

The …

President Museveni, First Lady attend Christmas prayers

President Museveni, First Lady attend Christmas prayers

President Yoweri Museveni together with the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Hon. Janet Museveni joined Christians at St. Luke Nshwerenkye Church of Uganda in Kiruhuura District to celebrate the 2018 Christmas.

The …

SOUTH AFRICA TO PRIORITISE AFRICA IN ITS FOREIGN POLICY

SOUTH AFRICA TO PRIORITISE AFRICA IN ITS FOREIGN POLICY

CAPE TOWN, The Southern African Development Community (SADC) region and Africa as a whole will remain a strategic foreign policy priority for South Africa in 2019, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu said …

Thousands of African Migrants Die Crossing Sahara Desert

Thousands of African Migrants Die Crossing Sahara Desert

GENEVA New records by the International Organization for Migration find more than 6,600 Africans have died over the past five years, most while crossing the Sahara desert toward Europe. However, the study notes these numbers …

Thousands of African Migrants Die Crossing Sahara Desert

Thousands of African Migrants Die Crossing Sahara Desert

GENEVA New records by the International Organization for Migration find more than 6,600 Africans have died over the past five years, most while crossing the Sahara desert toward Europe. However, the study notes these numbers …

15 Killed In Explosions in Somalia

15 Killed In Explosions in Somalia

Two explosions near the presidential palace in Somalia's capital have killed at least 15 people, including a prominent journalist.

Witnesses said the first blast was caused by a car bomb at a security check point …