Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Cameroon soldier killed in separatists-govt duel in southwest

Governor of Cameroon's restive southwest region, Bernard Okalia Bilai, on Friday confirmed the death of a soldier to the Anadolu news agency. According to him,...

4 years in captivity, Boko Haram still holding 112 Chibok girls

Keep hope alive, all is being done to secure the remaining girls, we will not relent despite setbacks, these are some of the explanations...

Jammeh’s party continues free fall after Gambia’s local govt polls

Former Gambian leader, Yahya Jammeh’s Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) continues to lose their political weight in the English-speaking West African country. They...

Eritrea relations pops up as Ethiopia PM visits Tigray region

Eritrea came up in discussions when Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed visited the northern Tigray regional state on Friday. President of the Mekelle University, Kindeya...

Ethiopia PM continues national tour with visit to Tigray region

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is in the capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region where he is expected to meet leaders and residents. It is the third...

Ethiopia varsity students want military off campus, colleagues released

Students of the Haramaya University in Ethiopia have defied orders by the authorities to attend lectures, a month after the current semester kicked in. Reports...

[Photos] Zimbabwe unveils aircraft with Mugabe call sign

Zimbabwe on Wednesday took delivery of two planes, with one that is named after its former president Robert Gabriel Mugabe. The planes Boeing 777 (Z-RGM)...

Togo opposition chief says govt forces attempted to assassinate him

Jean Pierre Fabre, a leading opposition figure in Togo has alleged that state security agents had made an ttempt on his life during new...

Six rangers die protecting Africa’s oldest natural park in DRC

Six rangers at the Virunga National Park located in the Democratic Republic Of Congo (DRC) lost their lives after a rebel group attacked them...

Gambians vote in the first post-Jammeh local polls

Gambians are participating in local level polls starting today in what will be the first post-Jammeh local elections. The election of local level officials include...

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Chelsea’s Rudiger gives back to Sierra Leone, 11 kids get free surgery

Chelsea player Antonio Rudiger has announced a health relief partnership meant to benefit kids in the West African country, Sierra Leone. The partnership is with...

Mufti Menk in Nigeria: Meets Governor of Borno, Boko Haram heartland

Top Muslim cleric Mufti Menk of Zimbabwe who is on a tour of Nigeria on Tuesday met with the governor of Borno State, Kashim...

Stan Lee: Creator of Spider-Man, The Hulk, Black Panther dies

Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures...

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