John Bolton said the Trump administration would no longer provide foreign aid to countries hostile to U.S. interests.
Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and al-Qaeda-linked jihadi groups that pose a threat to the United States are expanding and increasing their lethality in Africa, U.S. President Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor John Bolton warned on Thursday, echoing the latest Global Terrorism Index (GTI).
The much-feared spread of Ebola virus from rural regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to larger cities and across the border into neighboring countries may be coming to pass.
WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton, unveiling President Donald Trump’s Africa strategy on Thursday, accused Russia and China of “predatory practices” that interfere with American military operations on the continent and pose a significant threat to America’s homeland security interests.
WASHINGTON, DC — China is using its economic clout in Africa to promote a “new international order” and encourage countries to adopt its communist ideology, experts told lawmakers on Wednesday.
Contents: Ebola in DR Congo spreads southward to large cities; Uganda and South Sudan vaccinate health workers against Ebola
Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, who survived horrific sexual abuse at the hands of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), received the Nobel Peace Prize Monday.
Contents: Latest South Sudan peace agreement appears close to collapse; Brief generational history of South Sudan and Dinka-Nuer clashes
Several African countries proved immune to last year’s decrease in terrorism-linked deaths across most of the world, an assessment by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) released on Wednesday shows.
Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced on Wednesday that, following an audit of how the nation’s agricultural lands were being used, the nation would proceed with seizing property from wealthy members of the ruling Zanu-PF party deemed to own too much of it.
Over 23 million girls in Nigeria are victims of child marriage, the country representative for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women revealed Sunday amid a campaign against gender-based violence in the African country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari issued a defiant rejection of rumors that he had died and secretly been replaced by a clone during remarks in Poland Sunday.
CAIRO (AP) – An Egyptian actress facing trial on public obscenity charges for wearing a dress revealing the entirety of her legs says she did not mean to offend anyone.
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian actress is facing trial next month charged with public obscenity after she attended the closing ceremony of a film festival in Cairo wearing a see-through embroidered gauze dress that revealed the entirety of her legs.
The United States boosted its military efforts against jihadis in Africa under President Donald Trump, launching a record 36 airstrikes on the al-Qaeda wing al-Shabaab in Somalia in 2018, already more than any other single year, Voice of America (VOA) reported Thursday, citing U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM).
Hundreds of Tunisians took to the streets Tuesday to protest a visit by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, decrying the top royal as a murderer in connection to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Skyrocketing Chinese debts have made multiple African nations – most notably Kenya, Angola, and Zambia – “most vulnerable” to forfeiting control of key assets and territory to China, the global ratings firm Moody’s announced in a report this week.
Militants of the Boko Haram Islamic terror group kidnapped 18 girls last Friday from two villages in the southeastern part of Niger near the Nigerian border, reports say.
The household is the “most dangerous place” for women in the modern world due to the high rates of domestic violence, according to a new study by the United Nations.
An angry mob killed a man in Munaje, Malawi this week after he was implicated in the death of another individual by practicing “witchcraft,” local media reported.
American airstrikes launched over the last three days have “degraded” the East Africa-based al-Qaeda wing al-Shabaab, killing 50 jihadis in Somalia days after the United Nations determined the group is expanding and remains the top threat facing African nation, the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) revealed.
More details have been revealed about a child bride from South Sudan who was sold through Facebook, which the social network only took action on two weeks after the auction post had been made. The girl, now 17, is reportedly the man’s ninth wife.
Contents: Zimbabwe proposes to compensate some white farmers whose lands were seized; Hyperinflation returns to Zimbabwe
Law enforcement in Christian-majority Angola shut down at least nine churches this week as part of “Operation Rescue,” citing poor conditions and lack of security for worshippers, the Agencia Angola Press (ANGOP) outlet reports.
The French overseas region of Mayotte has reported that the indigenous Shimaore-speakers of the island have now become a minority due to the rapid number of illegal migrants arriving on the island in recent years.
The United Nations, in a new report issued this month, cited a growing presence of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in Somalia, a faction that has directly threatened to displace the al-Qaeda branch in East Africa, al-Shabaab.
Facebook allowed a child bride to be sold to the highest bidder before the social network finally decided to take action against the post over two weeks later, according to charity organization Plan International, which called the Facebook auction “beyond belief.”
The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) is expected to pull out more than 700 American troops from Africa despite the growing threat posed by jihadist groups in the region, the Pentagon announced Thursday.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is “aiding and abetting” Boko Haram by releasing captured members of the terrorist organization who allegedly “repented,” the Christian Post reported this week.
Contents: Italy’s Libya peace talk conference ends in drama but no resolution; Split in Libya reflects the fault line in the Arab world