Daily Archives: February 4, 2019

Al-Shabab says it Killed Dubai Port Official in Somalia

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Somalia’s al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group shot and killed a Maltese man on Monday, authorities said. The slain man was working for a Dubai government-owned port operator in the country’s semi-autonomous Puntland …

Ugandan Bobi Wine’s Nonviolent Resistance Echoes America’s Civil Rights Struggle

WASHINGTON In 1982, the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., an icon of the U.S. civil rights movement, was about to launch a career in politics that would encompass two presidential bids and a decades-long presence on …

Backing Chad’s Deby, French Warplanes Stop Rebel Advance from Libya

PARIS French warplanes struck a rebel convoy in northern Chad on Sunday, helping local troops repel an incursion across the border from Libya, a sign France’s support for President Idriss Deby goes beyond fighting Islamist …

Al-Shabab Claims Responsibility for 2 Somalia Attacks

The Islamist al-Shabab group has claimed responsibility for two attacks in Somalia Monday.

The terrorist group said one of its gunmen shot dead the manager of a Dubai-owned port in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland. …

Africa’s Growing Economies, Youth Create E-Waste Challenge

NAIROBI A new report says the world produces at least 50 million tons of electronic waste each year, and that number is expected to double 30 years from now. The impact of all that electronic …