Daily Archives: January 27, 2020

Growing Outcry in Ethiopia Over Abducted University Students

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopians are expressing anger and frustration over several university students, most of them female, who remain missing after their kidnapping two months ago.

A growing social media campaign echoes the (hash)BringBackOurGirls activism …

Global Actors gather to forge a common front against Illicit Trade

The global economy loses more than US$2 trillion annually due to smuggling, counterfeiting, trafficking of humans and wildlife and other forms of illicit trade that hold back progress on the global development agenda.

To address …

France Urges US to Stay in Fight Against Islamists in Africa’s Sahel

PARIS/WASHINGTON – France hopes “good sense” will prevail and the United States will not slash support for French military operations in West Africa, where groups linked to al Qaeda and Islamic State are expanding their …