Daily Archives: February 1, 2019

Al-Shabab Battles IS in Northeastern Somalia

The al-Shabab militant group has scaled up its attacks against pro-Islamic State fighters in the northeastern mountainous Somali region of Bari, experts say.

Intelligence and security officials say al-Shabab has …

U.S. envoy to meet N. Koreans over denuclearization

WASHINGTON, The U.S. envoy for North Korea will meet with his counterpart from the regime next week to discuss the next steps in dismantling the country's nuclear weapons program, the …

WHO Reports Progress in Controlling Ebola in Congo

GENEVA Six months after the outbreak of Ebola was declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province, the World Health Organization is expressing cautious optimism that it is …

South Africa: SABC’s retrenchment plan put on ice

PRETORIA, The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has announced that it has put on hold its retrenchment plan.

This follows constructive and extensive engagements with various stakeholders, including the Parliamentary …