Africa

The government of Uganda announced this week that it will reintroduce legislation making homosexuality a capital offense, the Daily Mail reported. What’s going on? Uganda’s “Kill the Gays” bill, which was passed but overturned by the nation’s high court in 2014, would allow the government to execute people caught in the act of homosexuality or
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Sandwich chain Jimmy John’s is the latest target of a boycott after old photos showing owner Jimmy John Liautaud posing with African animals that he legally hunted resurfaced. The hashtag #boycottjimmyjohns trended on Twitter after “Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill brought attention to an old photo of Liautaud posing with an elephant that he hunted.
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President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted a pointed challenge to progressive congresswomen who constantly criticize the United States: leave America. The president, whose comments were criticized by Republicans and Democrats both, said: So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most
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by Joseph Hammond America’s battles with China and Russia are not confined to trade and oil– they are now shaping the country’s policies in Africa. National Security Adviser John Bolton unveiled the new strategy in a speech last week at the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C. “Great power competitors, namely China and Russia, are rapidly
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WASHINGTON, DC — Colombia is receiving more refugees from Venezuela each month than Italy did from the Middle East and Africa when the European migrant crisis, dubbed the worst refugee calamity since World War II, reached its pinnacle, a United Nations official asserted Monday. Chiara Cardoletti, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) deputy regional representative
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Catholic Bishops this week called on Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to resign for failing to protect Christians from the deadly Muslim terrorist menace at the hands of the Fulani herdsmen gripping the African country. The comments from the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria came days after the April 24 attack by suspected militant Fulani herdsmen
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Communist China is covertly intensifying its military footprint across Africa, reports Voice of America (VOA), echoing recent comments from the top U.S. commander on the continent. “[Chinese leader] Xi Jinping is carving out an increasingly assertive role for China on the world stage,” Peter Fabricius, a freelance journalist and a consultant at the Institute for
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