Daily Archives: November 17, 2017

Fears Of A Renewed Conflict In The Central African Republic After Grenade Attack Kills Seven

Seven people have been killed and at least 20 injured in a grenade attack on the Central African Republic’s (CAR) capital, Bangui. The attack occurred on Saturday, November 11 evening at a concert designed to encourage peace and social cohesion.  Two individuals are reported to have approached concert goers on a […]

A Week After Resignation Announcement, Hariri Vows To Return To Lebanon “Very Soon”

In his first television interview since his shock resignation as Prime Minister about a week ago, Saad Hariri pledged to return to Lebanon from Saudi Arabia “very soon” via his party’s Future TV. He denied rumours that he was under house arrest in Saudi Arabia, saying that he was free […]

Keystone Pipeline Leaks In South Dakota

On Thursday November 16th, 2017, about 210,000 gallons of crude oil leaked into Amherst, South Dakota from the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline. Crews quickly shut down the pipeline and the company, TransCanada claims to be working closely with officials to clean up the area and find the cause of the leak. “The […]

Slave Trade Alive And Well In Libya

A CNN investigation has uncovered migrants, who are trying to reach Europe via North Africa, being auctioned off for as little as US$400 for manual labour within Libya. Cellphone footage of an auction shows African men as “big, strong boys for farm work.” These migrants have left their own country […]

The Central African Republic Sinking Back Into Chaos

On October 24, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres chose to spend the organization’s National Day in the Central African Republic (CAR). He declared that it was a “duty of solidarity” when explaining his visit, before adding that he also hoped to shake the internal community who, he believes, neglects the nation and […]