Daily Archives: May 28, 2019

Severe Drought Puts 2 Million Somalis at Starvation Risk

MOGADISHU Severe drought in Somalia is putting more than two million people at risk of starvation and forcing thousands out of villages and into a relief camp outside the capital. The United Nations has called …

HRW: Egyptian Security Forces Committed Widespread Abuses in Northern Sinai

The Egyptian military and police forces have committed widespread abuses in the northern Sinai Peninsula, according a new report by Human Rights Watch, which said some of the actions amount to war crimes.

The report …

Malawi President Sworn In After Tight Election Win

BLANTYRE, MALAWI President Peter Mutharika was sworn in for a second term Tuesday after beating six other candidates in the tightly contested presidential election.

There was jubilation and ululation from hundreds of people who trooped …

US Removing Eritrea from Counterterror Non-Cooperation List

JOHANNESBURG Eritrea is being removed from the United States government’s list of countries deemed not to be cooperating fully with U.S. counterterror efforts.

The reclusive East African nation is no longer listed on the announcement …