• December 9, 2022

Shock about the presence of a Russian cargo ship in South-african Cape Town

South Africa’s main opposition party on Thursday called on the government to explain why a Russian cargo ship targeted by Western sanctions is docked at a naval base in Cape Town. …

Sports:Morocco on a ‘mission’ to leave deep imprint on history, look to end Portugal’s WC run

Coach Walid Regragui restated Morocco’s ambition durign a press conference Friday (Dec. 9), as the team prepares to play Portugal on Saturday (Dec. 10). The entire Moroccan squad eye a historic …

Gunmen kidnap worshippers in Nigeria mosque attack

Gunmen abducted 19 Muslim worshippers after attacking a mosque in the restive northwest of Nigeria, police said Sunday (November 4). The attackers stormed the mosque in Maigamji village, in Katsina state, …

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 …

Malian junta dissociates itself from West African sanctions against Guinea

The ruling junta in Mali has dissociated itself from sanctions imposed on neighboring Guinea, also ruled by the military, by the Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Mali and Guinea, both …

Tens of thousands of Somalis face famine as drought enters its fifth year

The situation at a refugee camp in the Somali border town of Dollow is desperate. Hundreds of people have arrived there in the past few days. As water drums wait to …

Tunisian police officers protest to demand colleagues’ release

Over 200 police officers rallied in Sfax, Tunisia’s second city, to demand the release of eight arrested colleagues and defend their right to unionise. Responding to a call from the National …

Kenya open to buying fuel from Russia – President Ruto

President William Ruto has expressed willingness to purchase fuel from Russia. This comes at a time when a number of nations, notably the United States, avoid engagement with Russia as a …

Ebola infections rise in Uganda as death toll rises to 23

Ebola infections have risen to across districts in Uganda, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed and suspected deaths to 23, health authorities in the east African country said Monday. Uganda declared …

Kenyan lawyer in ICC case linked to president Ruto found dead – police

Kenyan authorities have launched an investigation into the death of a lawyer accused of bribing and intimidating witnesses in the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecution of President William Ruto, a police …

Many dead in Kenya building collapse

At least five people have died, and scores were injured after a six-storey building collapsed  Monday (September 26) in Kiambu, central Kenya. If several were extracted from the rubble alive during …