• January 30, 2023

South Africa will not ditch coal ‘just like that’-Ramaphosa

Coal-rich but energy-starved South Africa will not immediately abandon its fossil-fueled electricity generating plants as it transitions to cleaner forms of power, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday. South Africa, one of …

US secretary of state Anthony Blinken speaks to young people in Cairo Egypt

The strategic partnership between the U.S. and Egypt is of “great consequence”, according to Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.He made the comment on Sunday in Cairo where he addressed a meeting …

DRC ready to welcome Pope Francis

In Kinshasa’s Ndolo airport everything is ready to welcome Pope Francis. The Holy Pontiff arrives on Tuesday in Kinshasa, capital of the DRC and Africa’s largest catholic country. Tomorrow I will …

three killed in fresh attack on Electoral Commission office in Nigeria

Nigeria’s police have killed three gunmen while repelling an attack on an Electoral Commission office in south-eastern Nigeria. The attackers tried to storm the main Inec office in Owerri, capital of …

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, …

Women, children drown fleeing attack in Nigeria’s north

Several women and children drowned while trying to escape an armed attack in Nigeria’s troubled northern region, residents and a government official said Thursday. The victims died when their boats capsized …

Eight civilians killed in attack during baptism in Burkina Faso

The United States has announced that it will launch a new campaign to combat terrorism, according to a report released on Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. “A terrorist …

Gunman kills seven villagers in Cameroon

A lone gunman opened fire on residents of four villages in northeastern Cameroon on Monday, killing seven people and seriously wounding two others, the local prefect and state television said on …

At least 30 killed in revenge attacks in northeast Nigeria by Jihadists

Jihadists have killed around 30 men in a revenge attack after their commanders died in military airstrikes in Nigeria’s northeast Borno state. Fighters from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) …

MINUSMA cites restrictions on movement by Malian army

The Malian army has prevented the United Nation’s mission in Mali from patrolling Djenne, in the centre of the country, a hotbed of violence and jihadist activity. This is the latest …

40 killed in three attacks by suspected jihadists in Burkina Faso

The most deadly attack targeted the Volunteers for the Defence of the Fatherland (VDP) in the town of Guessel in the Sahel region (north), killing “some 20 people, including eight VDP”, …

Eight soldiers killed in Togo “terrorist attack” – Government

Eight soldiers have been killed and 13 wounded in an attack in northern Togo on Wednesday, the government has announced. This marks potentially the first deadly raid on its territory by …

Burkina Faso: Seven soldiers and four auxiliaries killed in ambush

Seven soldiers and four auxiliaries of the Burkina Faso army were killed on Thursday in two ambushes by “terrorists” in the northern and central-northern regions, the army said in a statement …