By Mohamed Yahya
Africa bears the brunt of lives lost, economies ruined, and relationships fractured by terrorism. It is the continent where al-Qaeda launched its war against the United States in 1998, by bombing the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; where Boko Haram kidnapped 276 Nigerian schoolgirls in 2014; and where 147 students were killed in their sleep at Kenya’s Garissa University in 2015.
By Vava Tampa
In 2009, seven months after entering the Oval Office, President Obama pledged a new Africa policy. “Africa,” he declared in the Ghanaian Parliament, “doesn't need strongmen. It needs strong institutions.”
By John Yearwood
On a recent visit to New York City, I looked down from a subway overpass on a fight between two men. The shorter of the two pummeled his opponent, who raced across a busy intersection to escape the blows. Then a surprise: He stopped, stiffened his back, rolled up his sleeves and challenged his attacker to come get him. The short guy, suddenly fearing the worse, turned and ran away crying.
TEHRAN – The Iranian president on Monday congratulated the president of the Republic of Niger on National Day.
Expanding ties with Africa is Iran’s ‘principled policy’, president says
TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that expanding and deepening ties with the African countries, especially Kenya as a friendly country, is Iran’s principled policy.
TEHRAN- Executive Vice-President of Middle East and Africa at Peugeot S.A. Jean Christophe Quemard told IRIB news that his company will try to make Iran its manufacturing hub in the Middle East and Africa in future.