• 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 …

11 wounded in crackdown on anti-coup sit-in – Sudan’s doctors

Sudanese security forces descended on an anti-coup sit-in to try and disperse protesters in the capital, Khartoum, wounding at least 11 people, a medical group said Tuesday. The crackdown came shortly …

One dead in new protests against military rule in Sudan

A demonstrator was killed Thursday in a crackdown on ongoing protests in Sudan nearly eight months after a military coup upended the transition to civilian rule, doctors said. The pro-democracy doctors’ …

Sudan women’s activist wins human rights award

Sudanese women’s activist Amira Osman Hamed has won a Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk, the organisation announced Friday. Ms Hamed, an engineer in her 40s, who …

Sudanese protester killed by security forces

A protestor has been killed by Sudanese security forces during a rally against the military government in Khartoum on Thursday, medics said. According to the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors, the …

Sudan’s army chief denies collaborating with Israel

Sudan’s General Abdel-Fattah Burhan, head of the Sudanese Sovereign Council denied growing cooperation between Sudan and Israel on security and intelligence after the two countries had exchanges of information. He made …

Sudanese barricade streets as two-day civil disobedience starts

Sudanese shuttered shops and barricaded streets with burning tyres and rocks on Tuesday, staging angry rallies to protest against one of the bloodiest days since a coup derailed the country’s democratic …

Sudan Civilian leaders arrested amid reports of a coup

Unidentified gunmen arrested several Sudanese leaders early Monday at their homes, a government source told AFP, after weeks of tension between the military and civilian transitional authorities in the East African …

President Buhari pledges to help South Sudan overcome economic challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said Nigeria is ready to extend a helping hand to South Sudan towards the political and economic stability of the country. President Buhari made the promise …

Sudan Authorities Thwart Coup Attempt

An attempted coup in Sudan “failed” early Tuesday, state media reported, without identifying the plotters. “There has been a failed coup attempt, the people should confront it,” state media reported. A top …