Car Bomb Targets Turkish Engineers Outside Mogadishu

At least three people were killed and more than 20 others, including Turkish nationals, were wounded when a car bomb targeting foreign nationals exploded Saturday in the town of Afgoye, 30 kilometers outside of Somalia’s …

UN Envoy Hopes for, but Cannot Predict, Speedy Reopening of Libya Oil Ports

BERLIN – The United Nations envoy to Libya said on Saturday he hoped but “could not predict” whether eastern oil ports shut ahead of a pending Berlin summit aimed at reaching a truce in Libya …

Benin Museum Celebrates Return of Precious Artifacts from France

PARIS – More than two years after France promised to return colonial-era treasures to their African homes, Benin � ostensibly the first recipient of the groundbreaking policy � still awaits them. But on Friday, a …

Amid Kenya Power Struggle, IMF Says Investment Program in Crisis

NAIROBI – Hundreds of mismanaged infrastructure projects have stalled in Kenya and it will cost around $10 billion to revive them, the IMF said in a report whose findings point to a growing power struggle …

Committee Urges Swift Formation of South Sudan Unity Government

JUBA – A committee formed to help resolve disputes over the boundaries and number of South Sudan states has turned the issue over to arbitration, adding the issue should not hold up formation of a …

Memorial Service Held for Nairobi Terror Attack Survivor Who Died Days Shy of Anniversary

NAIROBI – On Jan. 15, 2019, when al-Shabab terrorists attacked an international hotel and office complex in Nairobi, killing 21 people, hotel nurse Noel Kidaliza was shot five times. She survived the attack only to …

Doping Trial Involving Former World Athletics Chief Adjourned After Opening in Paris

PARIS – A Paris corruption trial against a once-powerful figure in world sports opened Monday but was quickly adjourned.

The trial against 86-year-old Lamine Diack, the Senegalese former head of World Athletics’ governing body, has …