Somalia’s Security Agency Briefly Detains Al Jazeera Reporter

  The Al Jazeera news agency reported recently that Somali security forces had arrested U.K. journalist Hamza Muhamed and several colleagues on October 18th, 2016. The authorities released the British reporter by Thursday. Mr. Muhamed, an experienced newsman, has covered developments in the tense East African nation on several occasions for Al Jazeera during the past few…

Profile: Korede Bello

  Born on Leap Day in 1996 in Lagos, Nigeria, and naturally gifted as an entertainer, Korede Bello has been performing since he was seven years of age, initially under the stage name “African Prince.” Bello’s professional music career began when he was in middle school, where he recorded the single Forever. Forever’s success brought…

China Begins Construction Of The $60 Million Liberian Ministerial Complex

  Chinese and local engineers are busy constructing the Chinese-funded ministerial complex in Liberia. Demolition of the old, incomplete Defense Ministry building on Tubman Boulevard in Congo Town is already underway to make room for the new ministerial structure. Concerns about traffic on the already congested Tubman Boulevard arose, since the building will house up…