Category Archives: Business

Vice President: Gabon’s Bongo Suffered A Stroke

Gabon’s President Ali Bongo, out of the country since falling ill in October, suffered a stroke, his vice president said, providing the first official details of his illness.

The 59-year-old leader left hospital in Morocco …

US Airstrike Outside Somalia’s Capital Kills 4 al-Shabab

The U.S. military says it has killed four members of the al-Shabab extremist group with a self-defense airstrike” outside Somalia’s capital after partner forces were attacked.

The U.S. Africa Command statement says the airstrike occurred …

Bazzi represents Berri, Amal Movement in receiving body of Lebanese expatriate, calls for strengthening communication between Lebanon’s residents and immigrants

“Development and Liberation” Parliamentary Bloc Member, MP Ali Bazzi, represented House Speaker NabihBerri and Amal Movement in receiving the body of Lebanese young expatriate, Mohammed al-Khoshn, at Rafic Hariri International Airport this morning.

MP Bazzi …

Haunted by Colonial Past, Belgium’s Africa Museum Reopens After Revamp

Belgium’s Africa Museum reopened on Saturday after a five-year restoration to repackage its looted treasures with a critical view of the country’s brutal colonial past.

Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo hailed a “historic moment” …

UNAIDS Found in ‘Crisis’ After Sex Harassment Claims

Independent experts looking into allegations of sexual harassment at the U.N. agency that fights AIDS say it is plagued by “defective leadership,” a culture of impunity, and a toxic working environment that cannot be changed …