Daily Archives: January 5, 2019

Pentagon Denies Scaling Back Operations in Somalia

The U.S. Defense Department is denying a media report the U.S. is planning to reduce its operations in Somalia.

Pentagon spokeswoman Navy Commander Candice Tresch told VOA Friday: There have been no recent policy changes regarding U.S. operations in Somalia. …

TUNISIA EXTENDS STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR ANOTHER MONTH

TUNIS, Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, decided to extend the state of emergency for one more month, running from Jan 6 to Feb 4, the presidency said, Friday.

The decision was made after consultations with the Tunisian Prime Minister, Youssef …

TUNISIA EXTENDS STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR ANOTHER MONTH

TUNIS, Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, decided to extend the state of emergency for one more month, running from Jan 6 to Feb 4, the presidency said, Friday.

The decision was made after consultations with the Tunisian Prime Minister, Youssef …

Record $3.1 million paid in New Year’s tuna auction at Japan’s new market

A Japanese sushi entrepreneur paid a record $3.1 million for a giant tunaSaturday as Tokyo’s new fish market, which replaced the world-famous Tsukiji late last year, held its first pre-dawn New Year’s auction.

Bidding stopped at a whopping 333.6 million …

Seychellois hairdresser produces 2019 calendar promoting natural hair and styles

A Seychellois hairdresser is creating awareness and promoting natural hair and different stylings through a 2019 calendar that showcases Seychellois men, women and children sporting a variety of hairstyles.

Federica Desir, owner of FED Hairdressing salon, said that she wants …