Monthly Archives: August 2018

Merkel Wraps Up Africa Tour with Talk of Business, Migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel wrapped up a tour of three African nations Friday. She said her goals during the visit were two-fold: to promote business ties with Germany and to curb the wave of migration from the continent to Europe.But Merkel faces …

Merkel Wraps Up Africa Tour with Talk of Business, Migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel wrapped up a tour of three African nations Friday. She said her goals during the visit were two-fold: to promote business ties with Germany and to curb the wave of migration from the continent to Europe.But Merkel faces …

Uganda Opposition Pop Star Blocked from Flying to US for Aid

Protests erupted in Uganda’s capital on Friday after police blocked a pop star-turned-opposition lawmaker from leaving for the United States for treatment after alleged torture.The action by security forces has escalated a political dispute between the…

Uganda Opposition Pop Star Blocked from Flying to US for Aid

Protests erupted in Uganda’s capital on Friday after police blocked a pop star-turned-opposition lawmaker from leaving for the United States for treatment after alleged torture.The action by security forces has escalated a political dispute between the…

Britain’s May Seeks to Boost Trade Ties on Africa Trip

British Prime Minister Theresa May wrapped up a three-country tour of Africa with a visit Thursday to Kenya. May’s trip is aimed at improving Britain’s economic ties to the continent before her country’s departure from the European Union next year.Ther…

Britain’s May Seeks to Boost Trade Ties on Africa Trip

British Prime Minister Theresa May wrapped up a three-country tour of Africa with a visit Thursday to Kenya. May’s trip is aimed at improving Britain’s economic ties to the continent before her country’s departure from the European Union next year.Ther…

US Airstrike in Somalia Targeting al-Shabab Kills 3

The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab extremists, killing three fighters.The U.S. Africa Command statement says the strike was carried out on Monday about 40 kilometers (24 miles) southwest of the capital, …

US Airstrike in Somalia Targeting al-Shabab Kills 3

The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab extremists, killing three fighters.The U.S. Africa Command statement says the strike was carried out on Monday about 40 kilometers (24 miles) southwest of the capital, …

Rebel Leader Machar Refuses to Sign South Sudan Peace Deal

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar and other opposition party leaders have refused to sign the latest draft of a Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS) to end a five-year civil war.Machar and President Salva Kiir s…