Video – China opens 1st military base abroad – RT America

    Published on Jul 12, 2017 China dispatched members of its armed forces, the People’s Liberation Army, to its first overseas military base. It is located on the Horn of Africa and will support anti-piracy, humanitarian relief and UN peacekeeping missions. RT America’s Manila Chan has the story.     Related articles China’s first […]

Video – ISIS Expands its Global Battlefield into the Philippines – HBO – VICE News

      Published on May 31, 2017   The Philippine Army says it has retaken most of the southern city of Marawi from the ISIS-linked militants. Militants linked to the Islamic State invaded the Filipino city of Marawi more than a week ago, prompting President Rodgrigo Duterte to declare martial law and step up […]

Video- Kenya launches multi-billion dollar railway amid concerns over costs – Al Jazeera English

  Embed from Getty Images   Published on May 30, 2017 Kenya launches multi-billion dollar railway amid concerns over costs. Kenya has unveiled its first new railway in a century. The first section of the multi-billion dollar project is now operational after two and a half years of construction. The route will eventually connect Kenya […]

Video – Inside Story – What’s behind the latest crisis in the Philippines – Al Jazeera English

  Published on May 26, 2017 The Philippine government has declared Martial Law in the southern Mindanao region where its military has been battling fighters linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). For millions of Filipinos the term ‘Martial Law’ often conjures up the military rule of former leader Ferdinad Marcos. […]

Video – Yemen refugee boat attack – Survivors speak out – Al Jazeera English

Published on Mar 21, 2017 Yemen refugee boat attack: Survivors speak out. Somali refugees who survived an attack on their boat off Yemen are demanding answers. Forty-two died when a military helicopter opened fire on their vessel as they traveled to Sudan. The Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen has denied involvement. Many were carrying […]

Video – UN: Millions on verge of famine in Somalia – Al Jazeera English

Published on Mar 20, 2017 UN: Millions on verge of famine in Somalia The United Nations has warned that millions of Somalis are on the verge of famine due to a severe drought. It says $825 million in urgent funding is needed in order to avert disaster.   Related articles Somalia: 110 dead from hunger […]

Video – Kenya – Turkana Boy Fossil

Kenya – Turkana Boy Fossil The skeleton was discovered in 1984 by Kamoya Kimeu.     Kenya : Locals miss out on Benefits from Archaeological Sites – Al Jazeera English Published on Mar 11, 2017 It’s still the most complete early human skeleton ever found. But 30 years after archaeologists unearthed the ‘Turkana boy’ fossil […]

What’s causing famine in Africa – Inside Story – Al Jazeera English

What’s causing famine in Africa? – Inside Story – Al Jazeera English Published on Mar 8, 2017 A desperate call in need of an urgent response. Close to 20 million people in three African countries and Yemen are at risk of starvation. The UN secretary general says more than $4 billion is needed within the […]

Christians in Gambia hope for better days – Al Jazeera English

  Christians in Gambia hope for better days – Al Jazeera English Published on Jan 30, 2017 Christians in Gambia say they hope they will no longer be marginalised. Many say they endured years of repression under the rule of former President Yahya Jammeh. Al Jazeera’s Reza Sayah reports from the capital, Banjul.

A quick overview of CAR crisis-Al Jazeera English

    A quick overview of CAR crisis-Al Jazeera English Published on Jan 30, 2017 The Central African Republic descended into a crisis after President Francoise Bozize was overthrown in a coup in March last year.The ongoing tensions between political factions soon became a religious one, when ordinary Muslims and Christians turned on each other […]