Slowly but surely, Riyadh is beginning to look west. After years of comparatively modest engagement with the countries of East Africa, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is today putting in motion and ambitious strategy for engagement with the continent.
The New York Times’ decision of recent days to make a “clarification” to one sentence in the lead essay of its “1619 Project” won’t do much to quell a growing fight over the meaning of America’s founding — a fight with profound implications for the nation’s continuing influence around the world.
On Israel, Trump makes an African play;
Coronavirus impacts East African shipping imports;
The GERN continues to roil Egyptian-Ethiopian relations;
Sierra Leone ends recognition of Kosovo;
Unprecedented locust swarms threaten African resource security;
The Kremlin's military play in Libya
This week, the city of Prague will commemorate the fifth anniversary of the slaying of Russia’s freedom-promoting opposition leader, Boris Nemtsov, by renaming for him the square where Russia’s embassy is located.