• 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 …

Dozens of civilians killed in eastern Mali

Local officials said dozens of civilians were killed this week in Talataye, a town located in north-eastern Mali. The locality which sits at croassroads of influence for rival terrorist groups was …

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”, …

Eight soldiers killed in Togo “terrorist attack” – Government

Eight soldiers have been killed and 13 wounded in an attack in northern Togo on Wednesday, the government has announced. This marks potentially the first deadly raid on its territory by …

Al-Shabaab claims deadly attack on AU base in Somalia

Al-Shabaab jihadists armed with guns and explosives stormed an African Union base in Somalia on Tuesday, triggering a fierce firefight that killed Burundian peacekeepers. A high-ranking Burundian military officer said about …

Nigeria train attack kidnappers release new video of more hostages

The gunmen who carried out a major attack on a train in Nigeria two weeks ago, sparking outrage in Africa’s most populous country, have released a new video of the hostages. …

police arrest seven terror suspects in Uganda

Ugandan police have arrested seven people for allegedly belonging to two terror cells, and having links to a raid in the central Lukaya and Butambala districts. Police Spokesman Fred Enanga said …

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. …

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 …

New army chief in Burkina Faso promises new strategy against terrorism

The new army chief in Burkina Faso promised a new strategy in the fight against terrorism. Gilbert Ouédraogo, took office on Tuesday as the new Chief of General Staff of the …