Daily Archives: May 28, 2016


US Lifts Cold War Arms Embargo on Vietnam

  On a recent visit to Vietnam, US President Barack Obama announced that the US would lift the embargo on lethal arms sales to the Southeast Asian nation. The announcement follows the US’s attempts to forge closer ties to the region and to ground support against China against the backdrop […]


Ivory Coast to Compensate Thousands of Victims

In 2014, the government of Ivory Coast released a list comprised of 30,000 people whom it considers entitled to compensation due to the political crises dating back to 1990.[1] About 800,000 applications were submitted in total, with the majority being rejected by virtue of double listings, incomplete applications, as well as […]


El Nino’s End Leaves Millions Hungry in Africa

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology has announced that the strongest El Nino in 2 decades has finally come to an end. According to the reports published in early May by the U.S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organisation, was already in decline. This is a […]