• 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 …

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. …

At least one dead in latest anti-U.N. protest in DR Congo

At least one person was killed in the eastern Congolese city of Beni on Tuesday when shots were fired during another protest against the United Nations’ MONUSCO peacekeeping mission in the …

Egypt to withdraw peacekeeping troops from Mali – UN

The United Nations mission in Mali says that Egypt will withdraw its troops from the West African county by mid-August citing deadly attacks against its peacekeepers. Seven Egyptian peacekeepers have been …

Business:Somalia authorizes first foreign banks in decades

Somalia announced Sunday that it has granted banking licenses to two foreign institutions, opening the country to international investment for the first time in decades. The Egyptian bank Banque Misr and …

New UN mediation fails in Libya crisis

A UN mediation effort to help Libya’s rival camps reach an agreement on a constitutional framework for elections failed again on Monday, leaving the country’s political crisis with no end in …

Cyclones killed 214 in Madagascar this year – UN

Tropical storms and successive cyclones in Madagascar have claimed at least 214 lives and affected more than half a million people since the start of the year, the United Nations said …

UN to transfer 6,750 Ethiopians trapped in Yemen war

The U.N. migration agency on Tuesday announced plans to transfer at least 6,750 Ethiopian migrants from war-torn Yemen to their home country in the coming months. The UN agency appealed for …

UN : More than 50 million people affected by urban conflicts across the globe,

  The United Nations chief said on Tuesday that more than 50 million people are affected by urban conflicts across the globe. Opening a Security Council debate on how to protect …

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 …