• 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, …

Burundi vows to ‘eradicate’ begging as police sweep streets in raids

Authorities in Burundi on Thursday said a police operation rounding up beggars in the main city of Bujumbura would not stop until they had been “totally eradicated” from the streets. Nearly …

Burundi celebrates 60 years of independence in Bujumbura

Burundi celebrated the 60th anniversary of its independence in Bujumbura with a military parade and guests of honor from around the world. The Burundian President Evariste Ndayishimiye during the ceremony hailed …

Human Rights Watch urge investigation into Gitega central prison fire in Burundi

Burundian authorities have not conducted a “transparent, credible and impartial” investigation into the fire at the central prison in Gitega on December 7, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Monday, estimating that …

38 inmates or more dead in Burundi’s prison fire

At least 38 prisoners are feared dead and 69 seriously hurt after a fire broke out in the main prison in Burundi’s capital, Gitega, on Tuesday. The country’s vice president confirmed …

Burundi’s Buyoya rejects life sentence for murder

Burundi’s former President Pierre Buyoya has rejected a life sentence he received in absentia this week over the 1993 assassination of his successor, dismissing the case as a “sham”. “We reject …