From imports to importance AND then there were two. After a long night of intrigue and counting in primary elections in Port Harcourt, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition, chose Atiku Abubakar as its presidential candidate for the elections in February. At the same time, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), more predictably, unanimously backed the incumbent, Muhammadu Buhari, for a second term
Let’s make a deal THE chief of one of Israel’s intelligence agencies was recently surprised to discover that Chinese construction workers on a major building project might be able to see into a sensitive installation.
A needle in Egypt’s eye FOR two millennia Europeans have prized ancient Egyptian obelisks.
[New Zimbabwe] MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has slammed President Emmerson Mnangagwa following the latter’s strange land offer to US President Donald Trump to build a golf course in Victoria Falls.
BY ANY standards, the international airport of Niger’s capital is a dozy spot— unless you are a French military air-traffic controller. On the civilian side of the ramshackle airport a few planes come and go
Dressed for a wedding, shotguns optional AS YOU would expect in a country at war, Yemen bristles with guns. The forces of the internationally recognised government carry Kalashnikovs. So do the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels, who toppled it in 2015
AFTER 70 years, even conflicts start to repeat themselves. On September 2nd the Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, told Israeli visitors about an unexpected proposal
[Monitor] A trade war is a side effect of protectionism that occurs when one country (say country A) raises tariffs on another country’s (Country B) imports in retaliation for Country B raising tariffs on Country A’s imports commonly known as ‘tit-for -tat.’
[Addis Standard] At least thirteen ethnic Somalis were killed, seven from one family, today in Babile, Tulli Guled and Chinaksen in east Hararghe zone of the Oromia regional state.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -President Barack Obama’s ambassador to South Africa, Patrick Gaspard, has attacked President Donald Trump’s claim that the country’s farmers are being killed on a “large scale”.