• October 2, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

Tunisia’s president appoints first woman as head of government

Tunisian president Kais Saied has appointed the first woman as head of government. The President has met Najla Bouden Romdhane this Wednesday and tasked her with forming a new government. “I …

CAF Member Associations at Global Integrity Programme

Initiative to run from 30 September until 4 November; programme aimed at improving education and integrity capacity-building across FIFA’s member associations. Following the integrity workshops that brought together member associations from the AFC, CONMEBOL and …

Guineans remember the marks left by Condé’s rule

Years of political violence in Guinea have left marks in many people. The story of Ibrahima Sory Sissoko is only one among many, a constant reminder of the political upheaval in …

Political parties in Tunisia warn of a possible return to violence

Four political parties in Tunisia have warned of a possible return to violence in the country following President Kais Saied’s controversial power grab. The warning took place during a press conference …

20 Fishermen Dies on Lake Chad after Nigeria air strike

At least 20 fishermen were killed accidently in a Nigerian military strike on a jihadist camp in northeast Nigeria, two security sources and locals said on Monday. A Nigerian fighter jet …

‘Negligence’ by WHO staff to blame for sexual abuse in DRC: commission

Independent investigators mandated by the World Health Organization (WHO) to probe allegations of sexual abuse by its staff in the DR Congo cited “clear structural failures” and “individual negligence” in a …

France slashes visas for Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia in migrant row

Paris will sharply reduce the number of visas granted to people from Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, accusing the former French colonies of not doing enough to allow illegal immigrants to return, …

FG has identified, blocked terrorist financiers -Malami

The Federal Government has blocked terrorism financing, identified and detained “high profile individuals” responsible for funding terrorists’ activities in the country, Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar …

Tunisia’s parliament speaker urges ‘peaceful struggle’ against president’s moves

The speaker of Tunisia’s parliament Rached Ghannouchi called Thursday for “peaceful struggle” against a return to “absolute one-man rule. Ghannouchi decribed the situation as “a step back, a decade after Tunisia’s …

A medieval scroll found in the Israel Museum

A unique medieval scroll is going on display for the first time in Jerusalem at the Israel Museum. The scroll, about 11 meters (36 feet) long, is a one-of-a-kind illustrated travelogue …