Category Archives: Business & Finance

Masses Return to Algeria’s Streets, Demanding Radical Reform

ALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators returned to Algeria’s streets Friday to press demands for sweeping democratic change well beyond former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s resignation, chanting, “This is our country and we do what we …

Protesters Converge on Sudan Defense Ministry to Demand Civilian Rule

KHARTOUM Huge crowds joined a sit-in protest outside Sudan’s defense ministry on Thursday to demand that the country’s transitional military council hand power to civilians.

Hundreds of thousands packed the streets by early evening � …

150 Reported Missing After Boat Sinks on Lake Kivu

KINSHASA Congo’s president says 150 people are reported missing after a boat sank on Lake Kivu in the country’s east.

The motorized boat was headed toward the commercial hub of Goma when it sank Monday …

Concern Rises for Refugees, Migrants Detained in Tripoli

GENEVA United Nations aid agencies are expressing deep concern for the safety of civilians in Tripoli as fighting moves closer from the outskirts to the center of the Libyan capital. Troops fighting for renegade general …

With Bouteflika Gone, Protesters in Algeria Demand More Change

ALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the departure of Algeria’s ruling elite rallied in the North African nation’s capital on Friday and police reported nearly 200 arrests after clashes that left more than 80 …

Islamic State Says It Killed 18 Soldiers in West Africa

CAIRO Jihadist group Islamic State said Thursday that it had killed 13 Nigerian soldiers and five troops from a west African anti-militant force in attacks over recent days.

Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), which …

Strategic Assessment : The 2019 Project Pipeline for Jordan and Investment Opportunities

The Government of Jordan asked the World Bank Group to assess its pipeline of investment projects, with a focus on its 2019 pipeline. The Strategic Assessment: The 2019 Project Pipeline for Jordan was subsequently presented …