Category Archives: Literacy

African Nations Caught in Conflict Re-commit to Inclusive Education

DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh knows that his country is in need of an education system that is, innovative, based on universal principles and values and adaptive of the local realities.With a population of less than a million,…

College Teacher Convicted for Leading Al-Shabab Operations in Mogadishu

A college teacher who is the son of a senior police officer has been found guilty of leading al-Shabab’s operations in Mogadishu for several years.A military court in Mogadishu sentenced Mohamed Haji Ahmed to death on Tuesday. Prosecutors wanted to fi…

The American Holiday Africa Has Adopted: Black Friday

JOHANNESBURG – Forget Thanksgiving. In Africa, consumers are forgoing the turkey dinner and family drama. Instead, they are, in huge numbers, celebrating the bonanza that comes the day after: Marketing website Black Friday Global estimates that Black F…

Economy in Mind, Bolsonaro Changes Tack and Cozies Up to Xi

BRASILIA, BRAZIL – What a difference a year makes.In the months before last year’s presidential election in Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro described China as predatory and thumbed his nose at the Chinese government by visiting Taiwan, Beijing’s archrival.Now, …

Gambia Sues Myanmar for Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

UNITED NATIONS – In a highly unusual move, the tiny West African nation of The Gambia on Monday filed a lawsuit against Myanmar, accusing it of perpetrating a genocide on ethnic Rohingya Muslims which forced hundreds of thousands to flee the Asian nati…