23AUG20 Global Overnight Overwatch Report

Key Storylines AFRICA: The Sudanese Prime minister announced that the country was ready to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC), so those accused of war crimes in Darfur have tribunals, a list that includes ousted President Omar al-Bashir. AMERICAS: Tropical storm Laura produces heavy rain over the Dominican Republic, the United States National Hurricane […]

19AUG20 Global Overnight Overwatch Report

Key Storylines AFRICA: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari held phone discussions with Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz over stabilizing and rebalancing global oil markets. AMERICAS: Former US Vice President Joe Biden was formally nominated as the Democratic party’s presidential candidate for November’s election. ASIA: Chinese authorities evacuated more than 100,000 people due to floods on […]

Global Overnight Overwatch Report – 09 August 2020

Key Storylines AFRICA: At least eight gunmen have been killed in a combat operation by police in the northwestern Nigerian state of Katsina, a police spokesman reported. AMERICAS: President Donald Trump signed executive orders partially restoring enhanced unemployment payments to the tens of millions of Americans who lost jobs in the COVID-19 pandemic. ASIA: Mahinda […]

Global Overnight Overwatch Report – 08 August 2020

Key Storylines AFRICA: The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) urged the African continent to increase compliance with the public health and social measures as COVID-19 continues to spread across the continent.  AMERICAS: White House negotiators and Democratic lawmakers were unable to reach an agreement on a new stimulus package, as the […]