China military in talks for logistics 'facilities' in Djibouti
China's military is in talks with the Horn of Africa country Djibouti to build logistics "facilities" to support Chinese peacekeeping and anti-piracy missions, the foreign and defense ministries said on Thursday.
Police ask for public's help in solving double slaying
A day after a shooting in the Seward neighborhood that left two young Oromo-American men dead and a third seriously wounded, police officials said they needed the East African community's help in solving the case.
If you get your news from the headlines, you can be excused for thinking that “Minnesota men” pose a special risk of taking up the terrorist jihad at home and abroad. As the Wall Street Journal reported this past April, for example, “U.S. charges six Minnesota men with trying to join ISIS.”
CHECKING OUT: Customers seeking alternatives to hotels in Mogadishu after attacks
Ahmed has just viewed the third house for rent in a week within the Mogadishu area. Finding a new home is proving more difficult than ever before as there is greater competition for rental properties in the more desirable parts of Mogadishu after hotels have become targets for terrorist’s attacks.
Chinese companies are learning that investing in Africa isn't easy
On the western edge of Lake Victoria in Uganda, 100 miles south of Kampala and an hour or more drive up a progressively narrower dirt track, is the site of what was meant to be one of the biggest Chinese commercial investments in Africa.
Minnesota man gets 4 years' probation in Islamic State case
A Minnesota man who admitted sending an angry tweet threatening U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch was sentenced Monday to four years of probation with a long list of conditions meant to keep him out of trouble.