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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …