• September 30, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

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 …

Ten years after Benghazi anti-American attack, Libya still in chaos

A decade after the death of the U.S. ambassador to Libya in an attack in Benghazi, Washington is trying to influence a political settlement in the still-chaotic country after pulling back. …

20 people found dead in Libya desert near border with Chad

Twenty people were found dead in the Libyan desert following a vehicle breakdown near the border with Chad and were presumed to have died of thirst, rescuers said Wednesday. A team …

Migrants seeking Europe four dead, three missing off Libya

Four migrants seeking to reach Europe illegally have been confirmed dead and three declared missing after their boat sank off the coast of Libya. In a statement on Tuesday, the Libyan …

Libya: Fathi Bachagha Announces the formation of an interim government

Libya’s parliamentary-appointed prime minister, Fathi Bachagha, announced on Thursday that he had completed the formation of his government, which will be sent to MPs for a vote of confidence. “The composition …

We are ready for presidential poll : Libya government

The Libyan government said Sunday it is ready to hold the country’s presidential election as planned on December 24 despite persistent uncertainty that the crucial vote will go ahead on time. …

SHOCKING : Libya’s interim Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah to run for president

Libya’s interim Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah on Sunday filed his candidacy to run for president in next month’s elections despite being barred from elections under the current rules. Abdul Hamid …

Libya opens up to tourists

Libya is opening up to tourists. For the first time in a decade, a group of around one hundred mostly European tourists have visited the historic oasis town of Ghadames, deep …

‘Treated like sheep’: Migrants tell of torture, extortion in Libya camps

Migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea have told The Associated Press they were tortured and their families were extorted for ransoms while they were held in Libya’s government detention centers. Their …

Libyan security forces detain migrants following escape attempt

Six migrants were killed after shooting broke out by Libyan guards at an overcrowded Tripoli detention facility on Friday. Images show migrants boarding a bus after being detained by the local …