Category Archives: Sports

Merkel Looks to Africa to Cement A Legacy Shaped by Migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged on Tuesday a new development fund to tackle unemployment in Africa, a problem spurring the mass migration that has shaped her long premiership as it nears its end.
Merkel hosted …

On Tip of Africa, Spain’s Enclaves Feel Pressure on Europe’s Far Frontiers

From Ceuta’s highest peak, Europe seems within touching distance.
In the foreground, the city itself: The gateway between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, between Africa and Europe. A mixture of cultures, architecture and people cultivated …

Women Take Top Posts as Ethiopian Politics Evolve

Ethiopian lawmakers have appointed the country’s first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde. The position is ceremonial in Ethiopia. Nevertheless, the spokesman for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed called the move “historic” and said it shows women will …

KUWAIT DENOUNCES EXTREMIST ATTACKS ON CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC MUSLIMS

NEW YORK- Acting head of the Kuwaiti mission to the UN, Bader Al-Manikh, said, his country strongly denounces the attacks against Muslims in Central African Republic (CAR), as it did in cases of violence based …

Hidden in Diaries, Untold Stories of Boko Haram Survivors Feature in Film

Untold stories of young Nigerian women kidnapped by Boko Haram highlight a documentary debuting on Monday that reveals diaries kept by survivors forbidden from talking about their captivity.
The diaries, secretly given to the U.S.-based …