Category: Africa

staffNovember 9, 2018

Suicide car bombers hit hotel in Somalia’s capital

Suicide attackers set off two car bombs at a hotel near the headquarters of Somalia’s Criminal Investigations Department in Mogadishu ...

staffNovember 3, 2018

Tears and anger after deadly Egypt attack

Coptic Christians have gathered in Egypt to take part in the funerals of a group of pilgrims killed by gunmen ...

staffOctober 31, 2018

US calls for swift ceasefire in Yemen

US defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have both called for a swift ceasefire in Yemen. ...

staffOctober 26, 2018

Ethiopia appoints first female president

Ethiopia Thursday appointed a woman to the largely ceremonial position of president for the first time, further increasing female representation ...

staffOctober 16, 2018

Cyclone hitting Yemen leaving ‘extensive damage

The United Nations says strong winds and heavy rain from cyclone Luban have injured 33 people and affected 2,000 families ...

staffOctober 10, 2018

Kenya bus crash kills at least 40

At least 40 people have been killed after a bus traveling from the Kenyan capital Nairobi to Kisumu, in the ...

staffOctober 9, 2018

Security forces kill 10 militants in Sinai: Egypt

Egypt says its security forces have killed 10 militants in a shootout in the city of el-Arish in the turbulent ...

staffOctober 8, 2018

Egypt army says 52 suspected militants killed in Sinai

Egyptian security forces pressing a campaign against Islamist militants have killed 52 suspected militants in the Sinai Peninsula in operations ...

staffOctober 8, 2018

Libyan forces capture fugitive Egyptian militant

The self-styled Libyan National Army says its troops have captured a prominent militant wanted in neighboring Egypt. In a statement ...

staffOctober 2, 2018

US carries out air strike in Somalia, 9 militants killed: AFRICOM

The U.S. military said on Tuesday it had killed nine militants in an air strike in southern Somalia this week ...