• January 31, 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 …

Ivorian court sentences 11 to life in prison for 2016 jihadist attack

An Ivorian court has sentenced a total of 11 defendants to life in prison for the jihadist attack in the resort town of Grand Bassam in March 2016. Of the eleven …

W.Africa, European partners bolster ties against jihadist threat

West African nations met with European leaders on Tuesday for talks on “homegrown” ways to prevent jihadist conflict in the Sahel threatening to “engulf” countries on the Gulf of Guinea. Coastal …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

Suspected jihadist bomb hits convoy in Burkina Faso; 35 dead

A suspected jihadist roadside bomb has hit a convoy in northern Burkina Faso, killing at least 35 people and injuring dozens more. The supply convoy escorted by the army was hit …

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”, …

At least seven civilians killed in jihadist attack in Burkina Faso

At least seven people, including four civilian auxiliaries enlisted in the fight against jihadism in Burkina Faso, were killed Monday in an attack in the north of the country, the fifth …

NOW: Six dead in blast near presidential palace in solamia

On Thursday, a blast near a presidential palace checkpoint left six dead and injured at least 10 in Mogadishu. The Somali capital was hit by a deadly suicide bombing, on Thursday. …

Twins of Terror Finally Jailed

A South African court convicted and jailed twin brothers for terrorism on Monday over plans to attack the US embassy in Pretoria and join the Islamic State group, local media reported. …

Jihadist threat stirs anti-Fulani hostility in Ivory Coast

Jihadist attacks in northern Ivory Coast have ramped up hostility towards the Fulani, a mainly Muslim ethnic group that some accuse of providing the bulk of the raiders. Friction and suspicion …