The US army has deployed dozens of troops to Somalia to train forces fighting Al-Shabab Islamist militant group in the largest deployment of troops to the country since 1993, when 18 US soldiers died in a battle dramatized in the movie Black Hawk Dow
On this Newsbud Community Members Exclusive Edition Kurt Nimmo looks at the rush to move into Africa and exploit its abundance of natural resources. President Trump has opened a new front on the continent and has authorized without congressional appr
Seeks Trump Approval for Airstrikes Against al-Shabaab
A Nigerian developer wants to start building the bitcoin network in the region.
Africa is urbanizing at an alarmingly fast rate, nearly twice the rate of China. According to the African Development Bank, over five hundred million people will move into Africa's cities in the next thirty-five years. Nigeria's commercial capita
Although 2016 was a tough year for many African economies, almost every trend on the continent has been moving in the right direction over the last decade. Per capita income, foreign investment, agricultural productivity, mobile banking, entrepreneur
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Mobile money has especially changed the lives of households headed by females.
When African countries feature in Western politics, it's invariably a debate over aid versus trade. In September, Barack Obama hosted a forum in New York designed to promote trade between America and Africa. "From Senegal to South Africa, African
Lucy found a perfect way to test pilot a system with the United Nations World Food Program [WFP], which had been looking to replace the costly process of donating food to nearly 15,000 Congolese refugees in the Gihembe camp in Northern Rwanda. "For
Herman Mashaba is an unlikely mayor for South Africa's largest city.
The Pentagon has secretly expanded its global network of drone bases to North Africa, deploying unmanned aircraft and U.S. military personnel to a facility in Tunisia to conduct spy missions in neighboring Libya.
South Africa has barred controversial US pastor Steven Anderson from visiting the county because of his critical remarks about homosexuality.
Here's a notable aquaponics story this Thirst-day. A 13-year-old girl from north of Pretoria, South Africa runs a promising aquaponics startup while still in school as shown in this inspiring video from October, 2015. On the Expresso Show.
Ghanaian economist George Ayittey unleashes a torrent of controlled anger toward corrupt leaders in Africa -- and calls on the "Cheetah generation" to take back the continent.
he African Union is set to launch an e-passport that allows visa-free travel through its 54 member states, a move that comes amid turmoil in the European Union.
One of the strangest news developments of our time is the way the media now focus for days, if not weeks, 24/7, on a single event and its ramifications.
This piece first appeared at TomDispatch. Read Tom Engelhardt's introduction here. General David Rodriguez might be a modern military celebrity--if he hadn't spent his career ducking the spotlight.
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Russia's growing influence in Libya is reflecting their ever evolving new Middle East and North African policy.
Witnesses say a car bomb has exploded outside a major hotel in Somalia's capital, and that gunmen have stormed the building.
United Parcel Service Inc. has for decades been the company that delivers packages to your doorstep with its signature brown trucks, but the company has quietly begun expanding into drone delivery.
#KOT, or Kenyans on Twitter, are being blamed for a run on deposits that resulted in Chase Bank Kenya Ltd. being placed under creditor protection by the East African country's regulators on Thursday.
DM: Britain Urgently Helping Form New Libya Govt
DM: Britain Urgently Helping Form New Libya Govt
A man, identifying himself as a Marine, was escorted out of a Hillary Clinton campaign rally by police after a tense argument with former President Bill Clinton about deaths in Benghazi.
The U.S. Extends Its Drone War Deeper Into Africa With Secretive Base
Across the world there is a war being waged against cash. Driven in part by increasingly bankrupt banks - some of which are quasi-governmental themselves - governments are thinking of ways to extract the last dollar from their taxpayers.
In retrospect, Obama's intervention in Libya was an abject failure, judged even by its own standards. Libya has not only failed to evolve into a democracy; it has devolved into a failed state.
The Islamic State group has strengthened its grip in its Libyan stronghold Sirte as new recruits and foreign fighters join its ranks while world attention focuses on Iraq and Syria.