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President & CEO of Africa Finance Corporation joins Aker Energy’s Board of Directors

ACCRA, Ghana, October 8th, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Aker Energy AS ("Aker Energy") and Africa Finance Corporation ("AFC" or "the Corporation") today announced the appointment of Mr. Samaila Zubairu as Vice Chairman of Aker...

Death toll soars after four days of protests in Iraq

The death toll in anti-government protests that have swept Iraq the past four days has soared to at least 60, security and medical sources say. The figure has more than doubled in the past 24...

Trump-Ukraine inquiry: Democrats demand documents from White House

US Democratic lawmakers have demanded documents from the White House as part of their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The documents relate to a call between Mr Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on...

Britain’s Prince Harry to sue tabloid press owners over phone-hacking

LONDON - Britain’s Prince Harry is to sue the publishers of Rupert Murdoch’s Sun newspaper and the Daily Mirror over allegations of phone-hacking as he and his wife Meghan step up their battle with...

Somali police undergo counterterrorism training in Turkey

Agroup of Somali police officers underwent training in Turkey as the African country is embattled with terror attacks by the Al-Shabaab terrorist group. In an elite school for the Turkish Army's commando units in the...

Ex-Marine sentenced to 25 years in prison for 2016 sexual assault

A former Marine on Thursday was sentenced to 25 years in prison without parole plus a lifetime probation for his convictions in the sexual assaults on a Savannah woman during Easter weekend in 2016. Chatham...

Maaza Mengiste, the Shadow King and the Significance of Owning Our Narratives

Our stories are often told by others. The significance of Ethiopia, the profound aspects of our history and the contributions that we have made to civilization is frequently conveyed through the eyes and pens...
Canadian sisters on front lines of rebuilding Somalia

Canadian sisters on front lines of rebuilding Somalia

The Elman sisters are bathed in the honey glow of Somalia’s late afternoon sun, the only sounds coming from an iPhone in a pink case that chirps continuously and the bursts of chatter from...
Somali Peace Activist Ilwad Elman Tipped for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Somali Peace Activist Ilwad Elman Tipped for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Ilwad Elman, who moved from Canada to Somalia in 2010 to step into the shoes of her late father and champion of peace in Somalia to fight for former child soldiers and female victims...

Strategic partnership to connect young Rwandans to dignified work in tourism and hospitality

KIGALI, Rwanda, September 27th, 2019,- Rwanda Development Board today announced a strategic partnership with the Mastercard Foundation under the Hanga Ahazaza initiative at a World Tourism Day event. The partnership will build critical links between...

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