Category Archives: Banking and Finance

Somaliland Celebrates Independence Despite Lack of International Recognition

HARGEISA, SOMALILAND The breakaway state of Somaliland is preparing to celebrate 28 years since it declared independence from Somalia. No country recognizes Somaliland as a sovereign nation, but in the …

Burkina Faso Seeks Broad Sahel Anti-Terror Coalition

UNITED NATIONS The foreign minister of Burkina Faso called Thursday on the international community to consider creating a counterterrorism coalition, like the ones for Iraq and Afghanistan, to better combat …

Hope, Skepticism as Sudan’s Military, Opposition Reach Deal

KHARTOUM, SUDAN, Sudan’s protest leaders and the Transitional Military Council have agreed on the main structure of a transitional government, a significant step forward in the weeks-long stand-off between the …

4 Killed in Mogadishu District HQ Blast

Police in Somalia say four people were killed Tuesday when a suicide bomber hit offices in the Warta Nabadda district of Mogadishu.

Witnesses told VOA’s Somali service that a Toyota …

Several Killed in Sudan Protests After Deal Reached on Civil Rule

KHARTOUM Four Sudanese protesters and an army major were shot dead Monday in the capital, hours after protest leaders and the ruling generals reached a breakthrough agreement on transitional authorities …

New Talks on Sudan Civilian Rule Expected Monday

KHARTOUM Sudan’s army rulers and protesters are to hold fresh talks over handing power to a civilian administration on Monday, spokesmen for the generals and the protest movement said.

On …