Stormy times ahead DUBAI IS UNLIKE most of the Gulf’s sheikhdoms. Its economy thrives not on oil, but on tourism, trade and finance. Its patch of desert hosts one of the world’s busiest airports, its tallest skyscraper and the region’s biggest port at Jebel Ali
[This is Africa] Today we celebrate Ilhan Omar who has made history becoming first Somali American, and first refugee ever to be elected to Congress.
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -The 25-year-old Washington, DC-based Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) is hosting on 5-6 November in Johannesburg its first U.S.-Africa Infrastructure Conference to be held outside the United States. As the best-known business association focused solely on connecting American business interests with Africa, CCA members include most U.S.
DONALD TRUMPhas never set foot in Africa. And he has seldom been polite about the continent either, allegedly dismissing Nigerians as hut-dwellers and African states as “shitholes”
[Daily Trust] “I do a lot of solo work,” Kamuyu says
WHEN President Donald Trump, King Salman of Saudi Arabia and Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s president, laid their hands on a glowing orb in Riyadh last year, the theatrical gesture provoked bewilderment and derision. But perhaps the orb worked some magic
Hoping to turn blue into greenbacks IMPERIALISTS have long coveted Somaliland’s coast.
DIPLOMATS often lament that the Israelis and Palestinians are not talking. You wouldn’t know it from the crowd of diplomats and spies parading around the region this summer. They shuttle between Jerusalem, Ramallah and Gaza, and Arab capitals from Cairo to the Gulf, for three tracks of negotiations
[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”.
[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday advised Nigerians to emulate two security men who returned a handbag filled with valuables forgotten at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos by an American returnee, saying such conduct reflects the new Nigeria that “we all desire”.