Economy and Security

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Nigerian army has cleared a major road that links the country to Cameroon and Chad after wrestling control from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, according to military spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06

The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations will hear testimony concerning current approaches to U.S. aid and how to better these policies through partnerships with the private sector.

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 07:11

Various experts from the field of international development will testify regarding the efficacy of current United States development policy across the globe.

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 06:47
As the international community narrows its focus on Islamic State’s burgeoning sanctuary in war-torn Libya, neighboring Tunisia is caught in a precarious security environment that threatens to unwind its fledgling democratic progress.
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 06:11
Namibia has halted ties with two North Korean state-run companies, that had built a munitions factory and were involved in projects for its military, to comply with U.N. sanctions on Pyongyang, Namibian media and the South Korean government said.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:28
Despite concerns raised by few Western countries, such as Britain and the U.S., over the political, economic and military roles that China has been playing in Africa, China is successful in making inroads to Africa with reciprocal warm gestures from many African countries.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 06:21
The U.S. government imposed sanctions on a senior police official in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday for his role in what it described as the violent suppression of opposition to President Joseph Kabila's government.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:56
Brazil’s federal government has agreed to provide emergency funding to Rio de Janeiro state after the host of this year’s summer Olympics declared an emergency as it runs short of cash weeks before the start of the games, O Globo reported.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:13
Britain’s referendum Thursday on whether to leave the European Union could potentially have damaging security implications for the United States and its allies if a majority votes to leave, analysts warn.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 06:16
To meet 21st Century security challenges, national security strategies across the African continent are evolving to put economic development as a core facet.