Daily Archives: May 26, 2020

Urban Refugees in East Africa Resort to Desperate Measures as COVID-19 Takes Hold

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR warns hundreds of thousands of urban refugees across the East, Horn and Great Lakes region of Africa are resorting to desperate measures to survive as the economic impact of COVID-19, the illness caused …

AFRICOM: Russia Deploys Fighter Jets to Libya

WASHINGTON – U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) says Russia recently deployed military fighter aircraft to Libya to support Russian state-sponsored, private military contractors, who are helping forces fighting the U.N.-supported Libyan government.

The Russian fighter aircraft arrived at al-Jufra Airfield in …