Monthly Archives: August 2019

Sudan’s Ex-President Bashir Charged With Corruption

KHARTOUM - A Sudanese judge formally indicted former president Omar al-Bashir on charges of possessing illicit foreign currency and corruption on Saturday.Questioned in court for the first time, Bashir said that he had received $25 million from Saudi C...

At US-Mexico Border, Africans Join Diversifying Migrant Community

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS � It took Julia and her two daughters five years to get from Kassai, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to a cot on the floor of a migrant shelter in Laredo, Texas, on a Sunday night

At US-Mexico Border, Africans Join Diversifying Migrant Community

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS � It took Julia and her two daughters five years to get from Kassai, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to a cot on the floor of a migrant shelter in Laredo, Texas, on a Sunday night

Alliance Seeks $7.4B to Immunize 300M Children

GENEVA - Gavi, the global vaccine alliance that targets developing countries, said Friday that it was appealing for $7.4 billion to immunize 300 million children in 2021-25. Gavi's latest fundraising drive is its most ambitious to date. Officials said ...

At G-7, Trump Dumps Climate But Agrees on Gender, Africa

WHITE HOUSE - At a contentious summit where the United States stood apart from allies on many issues, including the Amazon fires, Russian membership and the tariff war with China, U.S. President Donald Trump did agree to support several Group

Standout General Picked to Lead Somalia’s Al-Shabab Fight

One morning in mid-August, the al-Shabab militant group launched a massive attack on a Somali government military base at the newly captured strategic town of Awdhegle in the Lower Shabelle region.The attack started when a vehicle-borne improvised expl...