• October 2, 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 …

Chad pleads with UN for permanent African seats on Security Council

Chad is asking for Africa to be allowed to join the United Nations Security Council as a permanent member. Speaking to the UN on Friday Chad’s Secretary of State for Foreign …

Macina Katiba hunted down after massacre of 132 civilians in Mali

The Malian army said on Thursday it had carried out air strikes against jihadists from the al-Qaeda-affiliated Macina Katiba in the centre of the country following the massacre of at least …

Western Sahara and region security on top of the agenda as U.S. Secretary of State Visits Morocco

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Morocco for two days. This visit is part of a tour in the Middle East and North Africa that started last Saturday. Blinken …

warnings of possible attacks- Kenya beefs up security

Kenya has tightened security in the capital, Nairobi and other cities in the country after several European countries warned of the risk of possible attacks. Heavily armed police officers were patrolling …

Ethiopia Security Council urges end to hostilities

The UN Security Council on Friday expressed “deep concern” over the escalating conflict in Ethiopia and called for a ceasefire. The members of this body “call for an end to hostilities …

Somalia kicks off next stage of long-delayed elections

Somalia on Monday began electing lawmakers for its lower house of parliament, the next phase in a long-delayed and turbulent process toward a presidential vote that has sometimes turned violent. The …

Man caught and paraded for planning father’s abduction

Sokoto State Police Command has paraded a 35-year-old man for planning the abduction of his stepfather in Sokoto. The suspect was paraded alongside a 25-year-old accomplice, whose role in the saga …

Shocking: Bandits free 15 more Baptist students

It was both a joyous and sober moment for parents of 121 abducted students (male and female) of Bethel Baptist School, Damishi, Kaduna State, when they were reunited with 15 more students …

Robbers sent customers away before attacking Osun banks – Eyewitnesses

Eyewitnesses on Friday told City Round that armed robbers that attacked two commercial banks in Iree, Osun State, walked customers out of the premises before they attacked the banks. Three of those who …