Air Djibouti selects Cardiff Aviation as strategic partner
The government of Djibouti has selected Welsh-based aircraft services and MRO provider, Cardiff Aviation, to partner its planned new national carrier, Air Djibouti (Djibouti). A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed last week between the two parties with chairman Aboubaker Omar Hadi acting on Air Djibouti's behalf and chairman Bruce Dickinson, acting on Cardiff Aviation's behalf.
Doctors, teachers, parents can lead the way forward
I have lived in St. Cloud for almost 15 years. I became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 2008. My three children were born in St. Cloud. I relate more to this country than to my native Somalia, which I fled in 1991 for neighboring Kenya.
Burundi opposition leader murdered during pause in protests
Bujumbura - The leader of a small Burundian opposition party was shot dead on Saturday, residents said, the latest violence in a country gripped by weeks of protests over the president's controversial bid to seek a third term.
Mohamed Haji Hasan fled his home in Mogadishu four years ago, after the Islamist group Al-Shabab came to the office of the television station where he worked. They confiscated equipment and gave staff a stark choice: join us, or die. For a while he stayed on, lying low, but the text message threats became more frequent; the news of colleagues being shot dead too hard to ignore. He fled to Kenya, the neighbouring country, and sought asylum.
Saudi Arabia Wants to Head UN Human Rights Council; Sparks Uproar
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which according to activist groups has one of the highest human rights violation record, has sparked major outrage after it emerged that the oil-rich nation is lobbying for the post of President of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council.