Daily Archives: February 6, 2019

High-level Detainee Accuses Kenya, South Sudan of Kidnapping

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN I was terrified … I knew that I was heading for a terrible situation. For the first time, the spokesman for South Sudan’s armed opposition leader has spoken out about his alleged …

New UN Report Shows North Korea Avoiding Sanctions

SEOUL A new report by the United Nations shown to the Security Council Friday claims North Korea is working to ensure its weapons cannot be destroyed by military strikes.

It comes as U.S. President Donald …

Senior Somali Military Officer Killed in Roadside Bombing

A senior Somali military commander was killed in a powerful roadside explosion near the capital, Mogadishu, Tuesday just two months after his several other senior officers were killed in the same area by an improvised …

Zimbabwe President Invites Opposition for Talks As Teachers Strike

HARARE Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa invited opposition leaders to a meeting on Wednesday to draw up terms for a national dialogue, they said, following a brutal crackdown on anti-government protests.

More than 20 politicians who …

Rwanda Signs $400M Deal to Produce Methane Gas from ‘Killer Lake’

KIGALI Rwanda said on Tuesday it had signed a $400 million deal to produce bottled gas from Lake Kivu, which emits such dense clouds of methane it is known as one of Africa’s “Killer Lakes.”…