Daily Archives: September 14, 2015

Nigerian and Regional Military Clamp Down on Boko Haram

  Boko Haram continues to be a major nightmare to Nigeria’s security. Security challenges and threats have forced Nigeria and its neighbors to craft policies and strategies to counter extremism and carnage from being afflicted in the region. Continuous regional counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram militants seem to be the only […]

Promoting Democracy and Peace: Marking the International day of Democracy on the 15th of September

Democracy is only as strong as the political participation of its citizens; and this must be increased for world peace, social cohesion and development. Marking the International Day of Democracy on 15th September has been followed by calls, especially from the advocacy bodies, for a major stepping up of efforts to […]

Principle of African Solidarity: Somali Rebels Holding Ugandan Troops

  On Saturday, 12th September 2015, the president of Uganda speculated that the Islamic extremists in Somalia may have held some Uganda troops hostage. According to the Tokyo Associate Press (AP), President Yoweri Museveni blamed his own commanders for slackness that allowed a recent attack on an African Union base […]

United States Re-Opens Diplomatic Relations with Somalia

In a bid to re-establish normal relations with the Government of Somalia, the United States has reopened its diplomatic mission with the Eastern Africa nation, which continues to battle Islamic extremist rebels. Due to the tenuous security situation in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, the U.S. mission for Somalia will […]