The U.S. military is running out of certain types of bombs due to increased and frequent strikes against the Islamic State, forcing munitions to be diverted from the Pacific region to Africa and the Middle East, where the need is most urgent.
China is building its first overseas military outpost just miles from the largest U.S. military base in Africa.
Twin brothers with alleged ties to the Islamic State were indicted Monday in South Africa on charges of conspiring to blow up the United States Embassy and Jewish institutions in the country, according to police.
A senior Chinese military official toured a Chinese warship docked in Djibouti during the weekend and met with the country’s president, according to China’s defense ministry, underscoring Beijing’s efforts to expand its military operations in Africa.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is spending $1.5 million to bring a “stove intervention” to Africa.
Critics have come forward against President Obama’s nominee for USAID Chief, Gayle Smith, citing her support and relationships with oppressive regimes in Ethiopia, Uganda, and other African countries.
This week’s Clinton Global Initiative conference in Morocco will feature a speech by K’naan Warsame, a prominent hip-hop artist and Somali pirate advocate.
Christian persecution across the globe has reached a new high in modern times and the worse may be yet to come, according to a report from the Christian watchdog group Open Doors. The group issued their latest World Watch List, which ranks countries based on their hostility to christians, yesterday. They said their research indicated worldwide persecution of Christians was particularly rampant last year and only increasing.