• December 6, 2022

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, …

Six civilians killed in attack near Ghana and Togo

Six civilians, including four teachers, were killed Sunday in an attack by suspected jihadists in Bittou, a town in Burkina Faso near the Ghana-Togo border, security and local sources said on …

262 protesters jailed after bloody crackdown in Chad

A court in a high-security desert prison in Chad has sentenced 262 people arrested during a bloody anti-regime protest in October to two to three years in prison after a mass …

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, …

Six civilians killed in attack near Ghana and Togo

Six civilians, including four teachers, were killed Sunday in an attack by suspected jihadists in Bittou, a town in Burkina Faso near the Ghana-Togo border, security and local sources said on …

262 protesters jailed after bloody crackdown in Chad

A court in a high-security desert prison in Chad has sentenced 262 people arrested during a bloody anti-regime protest in October to two to three years in prison after a mass …

South Africa’s President files suit over damning report

South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a case to the Constitutional Court to overturn a parliamentary report accusing him of a corruption scandal whose findings have paved the way for …

Mama Africa’s Casa Museu: a home for Angolan art, music and youth

The uniqueness of Aminata Goubel, better known as “Mama África,” a former actress, respected journalist and diligent international cultural activist, welcomes us into her home – the Casa Museu. Located along …

Nigeria charges student with ‘ Defamation’ over tweet about first lady

A Nigerian student has appeared before a criminal court in Abuja on charges of defaming the head of the state’s wife over a tweet deemed offensive to her, his lawyer said …

Central African Republic marks 64th independence anniversary

A military parade, punctuated by demonstrations of retaliation to attacks relatively unprecedented in their scale, was organized Thursday in Bangui, under very high security in this country in civil war since …

South African panel releases President Ramaphosa’s farm cash scandal report

A three-member panel set up to inquire if South African President Cyril Ramaphosa should be impeached after millions of dollars in cash were discovered at his private farm submitted its recommendations …

Egyptians demand the British Museum return the Rosetta Stone

A priceless black granite slab. The Rosetta stone, a multi-translated inscription brought the seminal breakthrough in deciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. Over 2 centuries after forces of the British Empire brought it …

Nigeria’s Federal High Court has sentenced the Inspector-General of Police to jail

Nigeria’s Federal High Court has sentenced the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, to three months in prison for flouting a 2011 court order. According to local media reports, the IGP’s sentence …