Monthly Archives: August 2019

At US-Mexico Border, Africans Join Diversifying Migrant Community

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS � It took Julia and her two daughters five years to get from Kassai, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to a cot on the floor of a migrant shelter in Laredo, Texas, on a Sunday night in August 2019.First, it was four years in Angol…

At US-Mexico Border, Africans Join Diversifying Migrant Community

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS � It took Julia and her two daughters five years to get from Kassai, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to a cot on the floor of a migrant shelter in Laredo, Texas, on a Sunday night in August 2019.First, it was four years in Angol…

South African arms firm Denel says gets 1.8 bln rand bailout

PRETORIA, South African state arms firm Denel said on Friday it had received a 1.8 billion rand cash injection from the government after a liquidity crunch left it struggling to pay salaries and suppliers in recent months.The government will also consi…

Sudan’s Ex-President Bashir Charged With Corruption

KHARTOUM – A Sudanese judge formally indicted former president Omar al-Bashir on charges of possessing illicit foreign currency and corruption on Saturday.Questioned in court for the first time, Bashir said that he had received $25 million from Saudi C…

Sudan’s Ex-President Bashir Charged With Corruption

KHARTOUM – A Sudanese judge formally indicted former president Omar al-Bashir on charges of possessing illicit foreign currency and corruption on Saturday.Questioned in court for the first time, Bashir said that he had received $25 million from Saudi C…

Standout General Picked to Lead Somalia’s Al-Shabab Fight

One morning in mid-August, the al-Shabab militant group launched a massive attack on a Somali government military base at the newly captured strategic town of Awdhegle in the Lower Shabelle region.The attack started when a vehicle-borne improvised expl…

Standout General Picked to Lead Somalia’s Al-Shabab Fight

One morning in mid-August, the al-Shabab militant group launched a massive attack on a Somali government military base at the newly captured strategic town of Awdhegle in the Lower Shabelle region.The attack started when a vehicle-borne improvised expl…

Standout General Picked to Lead Somalia’s Al-Shabab Fight

One morning in mid-August, the al-Shabab militant group launched a massive attack on a Somali government military base at the newly captured strategic town of Awdhegle in the Lower Shabelle region.The attack started when a vehicle-borne improvised expl…

Standout General Picked to Lead Somalia’s Al-Shabab Fight

One morning in mid-August, the al-Shabab militant group launched a massive attack on a Somali government military base at the newly captured strategic town of Awdhegle in the Lower Shabelle region.The attack started when a vehicle-borne improvised expl…