• December 10, 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, …

Nigeria, DR Congo migrants clash in overcrowded reception centre in Cyprus

Cypriot police fired tear gas Friday after a fire broke out in an overcrowded migrant reception centre amid clashes sparked by an argument between different nationalities, officers said. One person needed …

US orders diplomats’ families to leave Nigeria’s capital

The State Department has ordered the families of U.S. embassy staffers in the Nigerian capital to leave due to heightened fears of a terrorist attack as it repeated a warning for …

Angola Bank sector profits quadruple in 2021, new report shows

Banks in Angola had an overall positive performance last year, indicates a study carried out by consulting firm Deloitte, presented on Tuesday in Luanda. The government’s action and the reduction of public …

Ebola infects six schoolkids in Uganda as contagion fear grows

Six schoolchildren in Uganda’s capital have tested positive for Ebola, the health minister said Wednesday, marking a serious escalation of the outbreak declared just over a month ago. The children, who …

Burkina Faso recruits 50,000 civilians as army auxiliaries to fight jihadists

Burkina Faso this week launched a drive to recruit 50,000 civilian defense volunteers to help the army fight jihadists, the authorities said. “A recruitment is launched of 35,000 communal VDP, that …

Nigerian court orders final seizure of houses, cars of former petroleum minister

A Nigerian court has ordered a final seizure of two properties and cars owned by former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke, the country’s economic crimes commission said on Monday, in the latest …

Thousands march across Sudan on 1st anniversary of military coup

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Sudan’s capital Tuesday (Oct 25). They marked the first anniversary of a military coup that upended the nation’s short-lived transition to democracy. Videos …

21 year old frenchman sentenced to 18 months in prison for bitcoin ‘scam in Morocco

A 21-year-old Frenchman, Thomas Clausi, was convicted Thursday in Morocco of “fraud” and illegal use of cryptocurrency and sentenced to 18 months in prison. He was also slapped with a fine …

Uganda works to contain Ebola outbreak

Thirty days since Uganda declared the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, 24 people have died in the central district of Mubende. The government says it has put more than 80 …

More than 800 migrants intercepted in one night in Tunisia

More than 800 migrants, including dozens of Tunisians, were intercepted on Wednesday night as they tried to reach Europe via the Italian coastline from the Tunisian coast, the Tunisian national guard …