Category Archives: Energy & Power

PRETORIA, BEIJING SIGN FIVE AGREEMENTS DURING RAMAPHOSA’S STATE VISIT

BEIJING– South Africa and China have signed five bilateral agreements during President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State visit to China Sunday.

This brings to almost 20 the number of agreements signed between the two republics within two …

Duterte Calls Hitler ‘Insane’ at Holocaust Memorial

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who once compared himself to Hitler, paid a solemn visit to Israel’s national Holocaust memorial on Monday, branding the Nazi leader “insane” as he lamented the Nazi genocide of an estimated …

UN Official Sees Over $1B in Fresh Aid for Lake Chad Region

More than $1 billion in fresh aid will likely be pledged at a conference of donors to the drought-plagued region around Lake Chad, U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said on Monday.
A famine was averted …

SOUTH AFRICA: FOREIGN-OWNED SHOPS REMAIN CLOSED IN SOWETO

SOWETO (SOUTH AFRICA)– Foreign shops remain closed in South AFrica’s Soweto, following days of violence and widespread looting this past week.

Residents went on a rampage on Wednesday, accusing foreign shop owners of selling expired …

Media Report: US Considers Shutting Down Counterterrirsm Units in Africa

The Pentagon is looking at pulling nearly all U.S. commandos from Niger and shutting down most elite counterterrorism units across Africa, according to a media report.

Pentagon officials tell The New York Times U.S. military …