Saudi vows to cover UN aid call for Yemen, keeps up air raids
Sanaa - Saudi Arabia, which is leading a bombing campaign against Shiite rebels in Yemen, pledged Saturday to cover the entire $274 million in humanitarian aid sought by the United Nations for conflict-torn Yemen.
Seattle Mayor proposes joint resolution with City Council to find solutions to Somali remittance issue
Today, Mayor Ed Murray transmitted a proposed joint resolution to Seattle’s City Council affirming the City’s support of Somali communities who seek to care for their families still living in Somalia and the Horn of Africa by way of remittances.
Some 260 African migrants intent on reaching Europe, even at the risk of a boat journey similar to one feared to have cost hundreds of lives this week, awaited their fate Wednesday on the Libyan coast.
Kenya's president announced the appointment of a new defence forces chief on Friday after the retirement of General Julius Karangi, who drew public criticism for the army's handling of a militant attack on a Nairobi shopping mall in 2013.
From the Shifta War to Al Shabaab: Why Kenya is its own worst enemy
When Kenya faced an insurgency problem in the 1960s, it tormented a people into submission. When it faced another in the 21st century, it secretly recruited their children to fight its war. The plan failed miserably, bringing Kenya to war with itself.