Daily Archives: August 19, 2019

Zimbabwe Official Defends Crackdown on Protests, Urges Patience with Economy

Zimbabwe’s minister of foreign affairs and international trade on Monday defended crackdowns on anti-government demonstrations and urged patience in turning around the country’s foundering economy.

Though “everybody’s got the right to demonstrate,” there have “been …

At Least 10 Burkina Faso Soldiers Killed in Militant Attack

OUAGADOUGOU – Unidentified militants killed at least 10 soldiers and wounded many others in an attack on a military unit in northern Burkina Faso on Monday, the army said.

Burkina Faso has been overrun by …

Under Pressure, IS Militants in Somalia Look to Ethiopia

Islamic State militants in Somalia say they will release jihadist materials in Amharic � a step unmistakably aimed at winning recruits in restive, neighboring Ethiopia.

The announcement came in the form of a three-minute video …