Category Archives: Politics

Female Parliamentary Caucus Presents Fact-finding Report and Recommendations to President Julius Maada Bio

State House, Freetown� Sierra Leone Members of the Female Parliamentary Caucus have met with His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio to present recommendations from their visit to Parliaments in the East African countries of Kenya and Rwanda.Prese...

In Shock and Tears, Mogadishu Mourns Loss of Slain Mayor

Mogadishu residents are mourning the loss of their mayor, who died Thursday of injuries suffered in a suicide bombing July 24 that killed at least six other people. Abdirahman Omar Osman, 53, simply known as "Injineer Yariisow," which translates

African Nations, Western Partners Strive to Combat IED Threat

A U.S.-trained Kenyan bomb disposal technician stood in a field showing colleagues from more than 20 countries how to collect evidence after the detonation of a roadside explosive.Security experts who met in the Kenyan capital Nairobi this week say Afr...

Sudan General Meets Sisi in Cairo as Power Talks Set to Resume

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met in Cairo Monday powerful Sudanese military General Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, whose forces have been accused of carrying out a brutal crackdown on protesters.In his first official visit to the Egyptian capital, th...

President Julius Maada Bio Inspires Graduands at National Defence College in Abuja

Abuja, Nigeria� His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has delivered an inspirational lecture at the National Defence College to Graduands of Course 27 on the theme Youth Inclusiveness and Good Governance: Imperatives for Regional Security and De...

Ethiopia Plants More Than 200 Million Trees in 1 Day

Ethiopians planted more than 200 million trees on Monday, which officials stated will be a world record. The ambitious initiative of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed aims to help restore the country's landscape which experts say is fast being eroded by