Thursday, July 18, 2024
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Minneapolis city leaders cancel trip to Somalia days before takeoff

By David Schuman MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis city leaders hoped a trip halfway around the world would improve public safety and build community connections. WCCO obtained internal records that lay out plans Mayor Jacob Frey and Police Chief Brian O’Hara had for a weeklong visit … Continued

IOM estimates over 10M people internally displaced in Sudan

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported on Tuesday that more than 10 million Sudanese, over 20 percent of the population, have been displaced from their homes. The Sudan Mobility Overview, a bi-monthly report, compiled data from the past few months … Continued

Somali militiamen seize heavy weapons after looting convoy

At least five people were killed when militiamen ambushed a convoy in central Somalia and seized heavy weapons, the local government and residents said on Tuesday, seven months after a decades-long arms embargo was lifted. The convoy was travelling on … Continued

Kagame seeks fourth term as Rwandan president

AFP/ Many Rwandans have only known Paul Kagame as president Danai Nesta Kupemba Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, feared and admired in equal measure, is seeking to extend his 24-year rule in an election analysts say he will win by a … Continued

Kenya Braces for More Protests With Crisis-Talks Status Unclear

(Bloomberg) — Kenya braced for more anti-government protests as talks proposed by President William Ruto to help end the nation’s political crisis appeared to stall. Activists have called for demonstrations across the East African nation on Tuesday over the government’s … Continued