Category Archives: Education

Nigeria’s Acting President Orders Overhaul of Controversial Police Unit

Nigeria’s acting president has ordered the overhaul of a police unit following allegations of human rights violations, his spokesman said Tuesday, as the government seeks to burnish its security record ahead of February’s presidential election.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is …

Egypt Voices Concern Over Red Sea Security After Houthi Attack

Egypt’s president said on Monday Cairo was deeply concerned about security in the Red Sea following an attack by Yemen’s Houthis on two oil tankers that forced Saudi Arabia to suspend crude shipments temporarily through the strait of Bab al-Mandab.…

Rumors, Misinformation Swirl After Federal, Regional Forces Clash in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday that Ethiopia would remain a unified country, despite what he characterized as a lot of people talking about secession with divisive rhetoric and false accusations.

Abiy said on state television that the suggestions …

Israel’s Arab Minority Rallies Against New Nation-state Law

Thousands of protesters rallied in Tel Aviv on Saturday against Israel’s new law declaring it the nation-state of the Jewish people, legislation that has angered the country’s Arab minority and drawn criticism abroad.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has defended the …

Kenya Evicts Forest Settlers to Protect East Africa’s Water

Kenyan authorities are evicting thousands of settlers they say are encroaching on the protected Maasai Mau Forest, the source of several rivers that feed lakes across East Africa. The settlers from the Kalenjin community say they were duped by wealthy …