• January 30, 2023

New claims of ethnic clashes in central Ethiopia

Witnesses allege that several dozen civilians and fighters have been killed in the new clashes between Ethiopians from Oromo and Amhara groups in the centre of the country. The fighting would …

France recalls envoy to Burkina Faso after expulsion of its forces

France said on Thursday that it was recalling its ambassador from Burkina Faso, a day after agreeing to demands from the ruling junta to pull out troops from the former French …

Libya to sign gas deals with Italy’s Eni – National Oil corporation chief

Libya’s National Oil Corporation said Wednesday (Jan. 25) it had reached an $8-billion deal with Italian energy giant ENI to develop offshore hydrocarbon sites. “We have reached a deal with ENI …

1 million students deprived of school because of the jihadists

More than 5,700 schools have been closed in Burkina Faso due to the security situation marked by jihadist attacks, depriving one million students of access to education, the NGO Save The …

150,000 displaced children have no legal identity in Mali- NGO

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has said that nearly 150,000 children displaced by the conflict in Mali do not have birth certificates and are at risk of exclusion and disenfranchisement because …

children continue to suffer the consequences of war UN Report

Children have continued to suffer the consequences of man-made conflict in 2021, despite some progress, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Almost 40 per cent of all killing and maiming cases …

11 newborn babies killed in Senegal hospital fire

Eleven babies died Wednesday in a fire in a hospital in Tivaouane, in western Senegal, a tragedy that highlights the serious deficiencies of the country’s public health system. “I have just …

Malaria vaccine reaches more than one million children in Africa

More than one million children in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi have now received at least one dose of the first malaria vaccine. Data provided by the UN’s World Health Organisation suggests …

New air strike hits Ethiopia’s capital Tigray, killing three children

A new air strike has hit Ethiopia’s capital Tigray following several days of such strikes last week. Ethiopian government’s spokesperson confirmed this, with a Tigray spokesperson confirming the death of six …

Royal Family: OBA of Benin Kingdom Welcomes Quadruplets

Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, yesterday, announced the arrival of a set of quadruplets from his fifth wife, Princess (Oloi) Esosa Ewuare II, into the Benin Royal family. He made …