Wednesday, June 6, 2018
After US-Pakistan bellicosity in recent weeks, Washington has started working with Pakistan again in an effort to get out of the Afghan quicksand. Both had worked together for a temporary ceasefire in Afghanistan, hoping to jump-start the Afghan reconciliation process. Washington’s strategy is...
Nigeria's interactive and intelligent talent application, Dropque has been selected among nine others companies to participate at Cohort 4 of the PeaceTech Accelerator, in Washington, D.C.
Recently, some youths from the Niger Delta region stormed the Defence Headquarters in Abuja to demand the removal of Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman as Commander of the Special Task Force (STF), the Operation Delta Safe in the Niger Delta region. The youths accused the STF...
It was without doubt histrionics of the grandest scale. Donald Trump looked smug as he made history by shaking hands with Kim Jong-un on June 12 at a Singapore luxury resort. In doing so, he became the first American president to hold a summit meeting with a North Korean head of state.
With the arrival, last night, of Eid al-Fitr, commemorating the end of the month of Ramadan, at least some of the guns and bombs ravaging Afghanistan are meant to fall silent. A week ago, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced that his government’s security forces would observe, from the start...
Last month, Colombians went to the polls to elect the successor to President Juan Manuel Santos. The unpopular and Nobel Prize-winning outgoing president was the architect of a 2016 peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (the FARC), ending five decades of civil war.
The United States must remain vigilant against the ongoing threat posed by North Korea’s nuclear activities despite Kim Jong-un’s pledge to take steps towards “complete denuclearization,” the nominee to serve as the American ambassador in South Korea told lawmakers during his confirmation hearing on Thursday.
Forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar and his self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) are poised to capture the last remaining city outside of their control in eastern Libya, after weeks of heavy fighting, bombardment and airstrikes, and after years of siege.
Nigerian recruitment startup Dropque has been accepted into the Washington D.C-based PeaceTech Accelerator programme, gaining access to eight weeks of mentorship and training.
The Afghan Taliban chief, Hibatullah Akhundzada, renewed calls this week for direct discussions with the United States to end the nearly 17-year-old war — this time in a statement personally signed by the leader stressing that the withdrawal of “occupying forces” is the “only path” towards peace.