Category Archives: Games

After Weeks on the Run, Eritrean Footballers in Uganda Plead for Resettlement

WASHINGTON – The fate of four Eritrean football players seeking asylum in Jinja, Uganda, remains uncertain, weeks after they fled their hotel during a tournament. The players had been set to compete with the Eritrean National Team in the Cecafa Under-2…

Al-Shabab Chief Partially Seen on Video for First Time

Somalia’s al-Shabab militants have released a video that for the first time gives a partial view of the group’s leader, Abu Ubaidah.The video, released Tuesday, shows Ubaidah meeting with Shabab fighters in a forest before the group’s failed Sept. 30 r…

Kenya Vows to Cut Emissions as Dirty Stoves, Fuels Kill 21,500 a Year

NAIROBI More than 21,500 Kenyans die each year from cooking with traditional fuels like charcoal and firewood, new government data showed on Tuesday, as authorities pledged to meet a global goal of universal access to clean cooking energy by 2030.The h…

Head of US Africa Command Visits Somalia

WASHINGTON The top general for U.S. military operations in Africa visited Somalia Tuesday to meet with leaders and discuss the fight against extremists in the Horn of Africa nation.U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, head of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM),…

Al-Shabab Chief Partially Seen on Video for First Time

Somalia’s al-Shabab militants have released a video that for the first time gives a partial view of the group’s leader, Abu Ubaidah.The video, released Tuesday, shows Ubaidah meeting with Shabab fighters in a forest before the group’s failed Sept. 30 r…

Head of US Africa Command Visits Somalia

WASHINGTON The top general for U.S. military operations in Africa visited Somalia Tuesday to meet with leaders and discuss the fight against extremists in the Horn of Africa nation.U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, head of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM),…