Daily Archives: August 15, 2019

Nigerian Sheikh Abruptly Returns Home from Medical Trip to India

WASHINGTON - Controversial cleric Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky returned home to Nigeria after a brief trip to India, where he had sought medical treatment after four years in detention.

The news …

Sudan’s Opposition Alliance Chooses Prime Minister

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - Sudan's Forces of Freedom and Change, the country's main opposition alliance, has nominated economist Mohammed Abdalla Hamdok to serve as prime minister in the country's transitional government. …

South Africa: Marikana mining clashes must never repeat itself

PRETORIA, The Marikana tragedy in which 44 people lost their lives must never repeat itself, Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Bavelile Hlongwa, said.

The message of the department …

Zimbabweans Claim Police Brutality During Economic Protests

HARARE - Zimbabweans defied a police ban Friday and held demonstrations to protest the country's deteriorating economy.

Despite the High Court ban on planned protests, members of the Movement for …

Kenya, Somalia Trade Threats in Indian Ocean Dispute

Analysts warn that tension could rise as a U.N. hearing nears on a Kenyan-Somali territorial argument.

Kenya's parliament recently called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to send troops to the Indian …

Rights Group: Zimbabwe’s Economy Pinching Children, Too

HARARE - Zimbabwe's deteriorating economy is forcing many families to put their children to work. Child rights activists say an increasing number of children are selling items on the street …