Daily Archives: September 12, 2021

In Conservative Somalia, A Rare Woman Presidential Candidate

The woman who broke barriers as the first female foreign minister and deputy prime minister in culturally conservative Somalia now aims for the country’s top office as the Horn of Africa nation moves toward a long-delayed presidential election.Parliame…

Armed Groups Killing, Recruiting More Children in Niger, Report Says

Increasing numbers of children are being killed or targeted for recruitment by armed groups in conflicts raging at Niger’s borders with Mali and Burkina Faso, Amnesty International said in a report published Monday. “In Niger’s Tillaberi region, an ent…