Chad President Idriss Deby has died: Army spokesman

Chad’s newly re-elected President Idriss Deby has died of injuries suffered on the frontline in the Sahel country’s north, where he had gone to visit soldiers battling rebels, an army…

New ‘localization revolution’ to advance community led solutions to global challenges.

The inaugural World Communities Forum launches as a first-of-its-kind global development event that will flip the dynamics of traditional high-level events that focus on the global elite, instead amplifying the voices of…

Bobi Wine withdraws Uganda election result challenge

Reuters Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine said on Monday he was withdrawing a court case challenging presidential election results that handed victory to incumbent Yoweri Museveni. He alleged bias by…

Complete ban of wildlife use in traditional medicine is the only way to save pangolins says World Animal Protection

As the world marks, World Pangolin’s today, pangolins remain the most trafficked mammal in the world surpassing elephants and rhinos.   They are   poached for their scales and meat for use…

The psyche of a child soldier

By Col (Rtd) Owuoth What is the background story? The International Criminal Court (ICC) early in February convicted Dominic On’gwen, a Ugandan Child Soldier turned Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander…

What motivates the Suicide bomber? What is the background story? Al-Shabaab suicide bombers early in the week laid a siege on a Mogadishu hotel with the primary motive of eliminating…

US Congress certifies enough Electoral College votes to give Biden victory

Reuters The U.S. Congress on Thursday certified enough Electoral College votes for Democrat Joe Biden to hand him the victory in the Nov. 3 presidential race over Republican President Donald…

Death toll rises, 200,000 homeless as Beirut reel from blast

A huge rescue operation and an international aid effort got underway Wednesday, less than 24 hours after much of Beirut was buried by rubble and choked by smoke in a colossal…

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