Militants, Chased From Mali, Pose New Threats
Four months after French troops cleared Islamist fighters from the desert towns of northern Mali, U.S., French and African governments fear that many of the same militants are regrouping in neighboring countries.
African Rebels Gird for U.N. Force
Major Congolese and Ugandan rebel groups have widened recruitment efforts—in some cases ratcheting up forced conscriptions—to gird for battle with incoming United Nations troops, as U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited the region.
Japan Pledges $2 Billion for African Projects
Japan is pledging $2 billion for energy and mineral projects in Africa, capping a conference with government resource officials from across the continent.
US to train African troops in Niger for service in Mali
The US will help train African troops in Niger. The troops will then take part in the UN-backed offensive against Islamic militants in neighbouring Mali.
The cost of no sweatshops: South Africa struggles not to be Bangladesh
NEWCASTLE, South Africa (Reuters) - It's not luxurious, but Goldfinch Garments, the Chinese-owned South African factory where Sindisizwe Zwane works nine hours a day, is far from a sweatshop: the...
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