Category: Africa

staffMarch 19, 2018

Egypt: 4 troops, 36 Islamic militants killed in Sinai battle

CAIRO – Egypt’s military says four troops and 36 Islamic militants have died in the past five days of fighting ...

staffMarch 10, 2018

Egypt president’s sole opponent holds small rally in Cairo

CAIRO – A small group of people have gathered in support of the sole candidate running against Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah ...

staffMarch 6, 2018

Egypt seeks investment during MBS visit

CAIRO – Egypt gave a warm welcome to Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman al-Saud Monday, with military fanfare ...

staffMarch 4, 2018

Egypt president’s opponent organizes rally, no one shows up

CAIRO – The sole candidate running against Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi in this month’s national election has attempted to organize ...

staffFebruary 24, 2018

Death toll from Somalia blasts rises to 45

The death toll from twin car bomb blasts in the Somali capital late on Friday has risen to 45 from ...

staffFebruary 22, 2018

Nigeria rescues 76 schoolgirls after Boko Haram attack, others missing

The Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others on Wednesday, after the students went missing ...

staffFebruary 18, 2018

Egypt accepts delay of Ethiopia dam meeting as protests rage

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry says it accepts Ethiopia’s request to delay a meeting about a dam that Ethiopia is building on ...

staffFebruary 17, 2018

Drone strike kills 2 al-Qaeda suspects in Yemen

A U.S. drone strike in central Yemen killed two suspected al-Qaeda members on a motorbike including a local commander, a ...

staffFebruary 17, 2018

Trio of suicide bombers kill 20 at crowded market in Nigeria

A trio of suicide bombers detonated at a crowded fish market in northern Nigeria, killing at least 20 people, police ...

staffFebruary 15, 2018

18 new sexual abuse claims against UN peacekeepers in DRC

The United Nations said Wednesday it had registered 18 alleged cases of sexual abuse and exploitation by its peacekeepers and ...