North Korea test-fires anti-aircraft missile

North Korea fired a newly developed anti-aircraft missile on Thursday, state media KCNA reported, the latest in a recent series of weapons tests that has come as denuclearisation talks with the United States have been in deadlock. It was North Korea’s second known weapons test this week after the launch of a previously unseen hypersonic… Read More North Korea test-fires anti-aircraft missile

Ethiopia expels seven senior UN officials

Ethiopia is expelling seven senior U.N. officials, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday, two days after the world body’s aid chief warned a government blockade of aid had likely forced hundreds of thousands of people in the northern region of Tigray into famine. There has been increasing international criticism of conditions in Tigray… Read More Ethiopia expels seven senior UN officials

Nigeria at 61: A Confluence of Colossal Insecurity and Mass Exodus

According to the 2021 Global Peace Index rankings, Nigeria is listed as the 6th least peaceful country in Africa and 10th in the world. In July, an article on Yahoo! Finance ranked Nigeria as the 12th most dangerous country in the world with a political stability score of –1.93 (on a scale of -2.5 to… Read More Nigeria at 61: A Confluence of Colossal Insecurity and Mass Exodus