• 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 …

children continue to suffer the consequences of war UN Report

Children have continued to suffer the consequences of man-made conflict in 2021, despite some progress, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Almost 40 per cent of all killing and maiming cases …

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 …

MINUSMA cites restrictions on movement by Malian army

The Malian army has prevented the United Nation’s mission in Mali from patrolling Djenne, in the centre of the country, a hotbed of violence and jihadist activity. This is the latest …

Biden sends US ground troops to Somalia

Several hundred American troops may return to Somalia after authorisation by U.S. President,  Joe Biden for their redeployment. Some U.S. officials revealed on Monday after Donald Trump ordered their withdrawal during …

W.H.O chief uses Ukraine war to question racial equality

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has highlighted coverage of the Ukraine war to question whether the world “gives equal attention to black and white lives”. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus …

War in Ukraine sparks food-security fears

Rising prices driven by the Ukraine crises have stoked fear of devastating social turmoil in eastern DR Congo. In the region, the economy is hobbled by geographical remoteness and decades of …

President Macky Sall of Senegal holds negotiation talks with Putin

The Senegalese President Macky Sall, who is also the current chairman of the African Union (AU), Wednesday had a phone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to “seek a lasting …

UN Countries divided over Russia Ukraine War

Africa was divided at Wednesday’s UN General Assembly, which has adopted a resolution deploring Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and calling for the immediate withdrawal of its forces. Eritrea was one of …

Russia attacks Ukraine, sparks re-actions all over the world

Russia launched a full-scale attack on Ukraine on Thursday, hitting cities and bases with air strikes or shelling as civilians crammed into trains and cars to flee. The Ukrainian government said …