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    Is cyberspace the latest conflict frontier on the African continent?
    Mar03

    Is cyberspace the latest conflict frontier on the African continent?

    Cyber attackers lurk in the shadows wielding the ability to hit governments where it hurts the most.ShutterstockKen Obura, University of Nairobi In August 2012, terrorist group, Boko Haram, reportedly hacked into Nigeria’s secret service and acquired private data on current and former personnel. In April 2016, a group calling itself...

    Thousands march in Moscow two years after Putin foe killed
    Feb26

    Thousands march in Moscow two years after Putin foe killed

    Russians march in Moscow in memory of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov © AFP / VASILY MAXIMOVMoscow, Russian Federation, Feb 26 – Thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow on Sunday in memory of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, two years after he was shot dead near the Kremlin. The assassination of the former deputy prime...

    Russia frees opposition activist jailed for protesting
    Feb26

    Russia frees opposition activist jailed for protesting

    Ildar Dadin, seen here at a rally in 2014, was declared a prisoner of conscience by Amnesty International © AFP/File / PHILIPP KIREEVMoscow, Russian Federation, Feb 26 – Russia on Sunday released a prominent opposition activist from jail, after a court quashed a sentence that made him the only person convicted under a tough law against public...

    Trump’s Russia reset on hold as White House adds anti-Moscow hawks
    Feb25

    Trump’s Russia reset on hold as White House adds anti-Moscow hawks

    US Vice President Mike Pence (L) with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, has gone to great lengths to reassure European leaders Washington is not giving up on its allies © POOL/AFP/File / Virginia MayoWashington, United States, Feb 25 – President Donald Trump came to the White House promising a radical reset of US-Russia relations after...

    Pence takes charm offensive to EU and NATO
    Feb20

    Pence takes charm offensive to EU and NATO

    US Vice President Mike Pence (R) talks to Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel at the end of a European tour meeting EU and NATO leaders/AFPBRUSSELS, Belgium, Feb 20 – US Vice President Mike Pence meets EU and NATO leaders Monday at the end of a European trip aimed at reassuring allies worried that President Donald Trump might abandon them. Upon...

    Trump loses pick for top security advisor
    Feb17

    Trump loses pick for top security advisor

    Ex-US admiral Robert S. Harward previously commanded a Navy SEALs unit that specialized in operations across the Middle East © AFPWashington, United States, Feb 17 – Donald Trump’s reported pick for national security advisor turned down the job just hours after the president defended the ousted Michael Flynn, saying he “wasn’t wrong”...

    G20 meets Tillerson: what to expect
    Feb16

    G20 meets Tillerson: what to expect

    US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, speaks during the 2015 Oil and Money conference in central London on October 7, 2015/AFP/Getty ImagesBONN, Germany, Feb 16 – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s G20 peers get their first chance Thursday to hear direct from the top what President Donald Trump’s foreign policy will look like. Here...

    Trump rails at intelligence leaks as Russia crisis deepens
    Feb15

    Trump rails at intelligence leaks as Russia crisis deepens

    US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 15, 2017 © AFP / SAUL LOEBWashington, United States, Feb 15 – President Donald Trump railed at US intelligence agencies Wednesday as Washington was shaken by new reports of high-level Russian contacts with his aides and associates during the...

    White House tries to insulate Trump from Russia scandal
    Feb15

    White House tries to insulate Trump from Russia scandal

    The White House announced Michael Flynn has resigned as President Donald Trump’s national security advisor, amid escalating controversy over his contacts with Moscow © AFP/File / NICHOLAS KAMMWashington, United States, Feb 15 – The White House battled Tuesday to insulate Donald Trump from a scandal over his top aide’s contacts with...

    Trump faces calls for probe after aide ousted over Russia talks
    Feb14

    Trump faces calls for probe after aide ousted over Russia talks

    US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 14, 2017 © AFP / SAUL LOEBWashington, United States, Feb 14 – Donald Trump’s young presidency was plunged into deep crisis Tuesday as the forced departure of a key national security aide triggered calls for an independent inquiry into his...

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