Sahel Countries Unite Against Terror

Sahel Countries Unite Against Terror

REUTERS Five countries in the Sahel are setting up a security bloc to crack down on trafficking, terror and other cross-border crimes. The force assembled by…

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Nigeria Exchanges Prisoners for 82 Chibok Girls

Nigeria Exchanges Prisoners for 82 Chibok Girls

REUTERS Boko Haram militants in May 2017 released 82 schoolgirls who had been kidnapped from the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok. The terrorist group, which…

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Nigeria-Morocco Pipeline Opens New Possibilities

Nigeria-Morocco Pipeline Opens New Possibilities

REUTERS Nigeria and Morocco have signed a joint venture to construct a gas pipeline that will connect the two nations and other African countries to…

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Kenya Burns Illegal Weapons

Kenya Burns Illegal Weapons

REUTERS Kenya set fire to 5,250 illegal firearms as part of a national effort to fight crimes such as cattle rustling, carjacking and terrorism. The…

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Tunisia Sweeps Out Terror Cells

Tunisia Sweeps Out Terror Cells

REUTERS Tunisian security forces dismantled 160 terror cells in the first 10 months of 2016, about 45 percent more than during all of 2015, the…

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Nations Unite to Preserve Ocean Sanctuaries

Nations Unite to Preserve Ocean Sanctuaries

REUTERS African nations are taking part in a global effort to preserve the seas for future generations. The United States joined more than 20 countries…

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Duck Army

Duck Army

Wages War on Pests in South African Vineyard REUTERS At 9:45 a.m. each day, more than 1,000 Indian Runner ducks are released for the first…

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Senegal, U.S. Sign Defense Cooperation Agreement

Senegal, U.S. Sign Defense Cooperation Agreement

REUTERS Senegal and the United States signed a cooperation agreement to ease the deployment of American troops to the West African nation to counter humanitarian…

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U.S. Donation Boosts Tunisia’s ISIS Fight

U.S. Donation Boosts Tunisia’s ISIS Fight

REUTERS The United States donated jeeps, communications technology and small aircraft to Tunisia to help protect the border with Libya, where ISIS has gained ground…

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South African Telescope Helps Detect Pulsar

South African Telescope Helps Detect Pulsar

REUTERS The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) has helped detect a type of star known as a white dwarf pulsar, the first discovery of its…

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