The U.S. wastes blood and treasure propping up Somalia while denying its neighbor's sovereign aspirations. Why?
In 1991, following the collapse of the authoritarian Somali government, the northwestern region of the war torn Somalia became a de-facto ...
The chairperson of a Zimbabwean parliamentary committee investigating the looting and loss of diamond revenue that amounted to $15 billion has reportedly said that ex-president Robert Mugabe would be forced to appear before the committee "whether he ...
Kenyan troops and emergency workers picked through mud and debris on Friday in search of some 40 people still missing after a dam burst its banks, sending muddy waters raging through homes and killing 45 people.

Kenya's top prosecutor has ordered ...
The Ghanaian university student was roused after midnight by police shouting and pounding on his door in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, where a crackdown on illegal immigration has left many residents of its "Little Africa" neighbourhood fee ...
HARGEISA, Somaliland — How do you root out a ruthless terror group? How do you anticipate its every move, counter its indoctrination campaigns, occupy its territory and deprive it of the air it breathes?

"I was contemplating these questions while ...
In the 30-plus years I’ve been in the publishing business, I’ve seen my share of “new countries.”

Some are scams, such as the Dominion of Melchizedek, which I exposed as a fraud nearly two decades ago. But most new countries are never fully realiz ...
The United States has accused China of mounting a campaign of harassment against its forces in the Horn of Africa by using military grade lasers to disorient its fighter pilots.







The Pentagon issued a formal complaint, demandi ...
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump next week. His visit comes less than four months since Trump made the comment about “shithole” countries in Africa. Trump’s comments were followed by a swift denial an ...
april 15 2018, 12:01am, the sunday times
Dominic Lawson
As a few chemical plants smoulder, the Syrian leader calmly goes to work







Donald Trump could not have been clearer. Bashar al-Assad’s crimes, including the gass ...
Not much has changed about Somalia’s prospects for long-term stability, says Sen. Jack Reed, since he first visited the streets of Mogadishu almost 25 years ago. Reed, now the top Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee, visited the country a ...
Washington – US President Donald Trump on Saturday declared "Mission Accomplished" for a US-led allied missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons programme, but the Pentagon said the pummelling of three chemical-related facilities left enough others ...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is wrapping up a visit to Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria to talk with African leaders about counterterrorism, trade and investment on a continent rich in oil and natural resources, according to the State ...

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