TO THE HOUTHI rebels, aid workers are spies and food is a tool of espionage. For nearly five years the Houthis have waged war against the Yemeni government, capturing much of the country and helping to create what the United Nations calls the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. About half of the population relies on food aid.
THE RALLY’S organisers feared that turnout would be low. Even after a flurry of text messages and a big internet campaign, an underwhelming crowd of several thousand people showed up in downtown Tel Aviv on November 26th to protest against the “coup d’état”. That is how Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, refers to the legal campaign against him
“THIS IS WHERE the magic happens,” says Carl Lokko, a boxing coach. His gym in Accra, the capital of Ghana, has two punchbags, a weights machine and a tin roof. A dozen young men, all sweat and sinew, are shadow-boxing or skipping furiously.
MEN WITH guns fill the town of el-Fasher in western Sudan’s troubled Darfur region. At the airport dozens are boarding or disembarking from planes, wearing uniforms of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), a unit formed from Sudan’s murderous militia known as the Janjaweed.
UNTIL LATE November the staff at Mada Masr, an online newspaper, would sometimes wonder, only half in jest, why they had not been arrested. These are bleak times for Egypt’s press. No country, except for China and Turkey, locks up more journalists.
[Namibia Economist] The Ministry of Environment and Tourism has released their Wild Horse Management Plan, which provides objectives and guidelines for the management of the wild horses living in the Namib Naukluft Park and the Tsau //Khaeb (Sperrgebiet) National Park.
[Namibian] The party anthems have waned. The chanting of party slogans has descended into an unfamiliar, deafening silence.
[ANGOP] Luanda -The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA)’s president, Gianni Infantino, is expected on Thursday in Luanda for a 24-hour working and courtesy visit.
[African Development Bank] Your Excellency, Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda;
[New Times] The last such mass arrest of Rwandans in Uganda was in July when the country’s military intelligence operatives raided a church in Kampala and arrested more than 40 Rwandans.