A US MQ-9 Reaper drone. (Photo/J.M Eddins Jr/US Air Force/Flickr).

In 2017 US President Trump Doubled Drone Strikes In Somalia. What Does 2018 Hold?

Ironically, the latest strike came as the Somali government officially took back control of its own airspace from the International Civil Aviation Organisation, 27 years after the fall of the central government in 1991.


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A spent Mugabe snoozes as the more alert former Zambia president Kenneth Kaunda (R), who at 93 is the same age as him, looks on.

Power Games: An Ever-Frailer Mugabe, Hated First Lady, And Fear That Zimbabwe Could Burn

According to a new survey almost 50% of the Zimbabwe population has considered leaving the country.


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The music is no longer playing in South Sudan. (Photo/UNMISS/Flickr).

About Jaw-Jaw And War War In Long-Suffering South Sudan

Although the big tent worked in the early days of independence when President Salva Kiir could buy off opponents, it is now failing, as the economy flat-lines.