July 2, 2020United States
Mirroring events that rocked the international oil industry earlier this year — catalyzed by the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic — a now sluggish global economy is hitting the liquefied natural ga…
June 17, 2020Cameroon
On August 2, 2019, journalist Samuel Ajiekah Abuwe—better known as Wazizi—was arrested and detained by government forces in Buea, Cameroon. This month, it was reported that he had died in government custody. International, AU, UN mediation is needed.
June 11, 2020Burundi
The startling death of Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza earlier this week raises new questions about the future direction of his country. Nkurunziza’s legacy is not a happy one. After taking …
June 4, 2020Democratic Republic of Congo
The health minister of Democratic Republic of the Congo announced six Ebola cases in the city of Mbandaka in Equateur Province in northwestern DRC. These recent cases of Ebola are DRC’s eleventh outbreak since 1976. DRC also faces COVID-19 and measles.
May 1, 2020Iraq
Iraq faces an uphill battle in meeting its obligations to the historic production cut agreement reached by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other major producers such as R…