Terrorist Drill Kills One and Injures Several Others at Kenyan University

Terrorist Drill Kills One and Injures Several Others at Kenyan University

A terrorist drill killed one and injured several others at a Kenyan University on Nov. 30, 2015, at 17:04 GMT.  The event unfolded as Strathmore University, located in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, implemented a simulation for the University’s security and emergency teams. The simulation used police officials bearing guns with rubber rounds of ammunition, which they shot […]

United Nations COP21 and the Implications for Africa

United Nations COP21 and the Implications for Africa

The 21st United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP21) agreed to a historic climate deal in Paris on Dec. 12, 2015. The COP21 pact has been seen by many observers as giving a fresh impetus to African countries towards combatting climate change. The Paris Agreement, ratified by nearly 200 countries, arguably has important policy and development implications […]

Africa Must Overcome Troubled Past for Brighter Future

Africa Must Overcome Troubled Past for Brighter Future

Africa has long had a reputation for being a troubled continent, with a disturbing past that too often has blocked it from overcoming challenges for a brighter future. It has had a tough and violent history, with dark legacies often defining numerous chapters of the past. The end of colonialism wound up yielding to a […]

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