Africa: John Deere Expanding to Africa

Africa: John Deere Expanding to Africa

MOLINE, 4 April 2021 – John Deere has announced that it is expanding its construction brand into 18 new countries across southern and western Africa. The announcement explains that the group will work through independent dealers to be designated in Angola,...
Cameroon: Cardinal Tumi Dies at 90

Cameroon: Cardinal Tumi Dies at 90

DOUALA, 3 April 2021 – Cameroon’s lone Catholic Cardinal – Christian Cardinal Wiyghan Tumi – has died after a short illness from an undisclosed disease. He was 90. His death was announced Saturday morning by Archbishop Samuel Kleda of Douala, where Cardinal Tumi...
Egypt: Suez Canal Reopens as Giant Ship is Refloated

Egypt: Suez Canal Reopens as Giant Ship is Refloated

CAIRO, 29 March 2021 – The giant container ship that has blocked Egypt’s Suez Canal for nearly a week was nudged free Monday, as the canal reopens to maritime traffic. “We pulled it off!” Boskalis, a salvage company that helped with the operation, said in a statement...
Ambazonia: Cameroonian Forces Massacre 27 in Mbonge

Ambazonia: Cameroonian Forces Massacre 27 in Mbonge

MBONGE, 27 March 2021 – Colonial occupation forces from French-speaking Cameroon have massacred dozens of civilians in the small village of Mbonge. The village is situated in the outskirts of the economic capital town of Kumba in the southern zone of the...
Egypt: Suez Canal Blockade Holding-up $400m in Goods an Hour

Egypt: Suez Canal Blockade Holding-up $400m in Goods an Hour

CAIRO, 26 March 2021 – Ships queued up waiting to navigate through Egypt’s Suez Canal are delaying $400 million an hour in goods, experts said Friday. The stranded mega-container ship, the size of a skyscraper, prevents $9.6 billion worth of goods from moving east or...
Kenya: Countrywide Lockdown as COVID Surges

Kenya: Countrywide Lockdown as COVID Surges

NAIROBI, 26 March 2021 – All in-person meetings and all inland travel in and out of five counties in Kenya, including the capital, Nairobi, have been banned in an effort to stop a surge of COVID-19 cases. The new, stricter measures will come into effect at midnight on...
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