Category: Africa

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staffNovember 1, 2017

Saudi led air strike kills 21 people in Yemen: Reuters witness

An air strike by a Saudi-led military coalition killed 21 people at a market in Yemen’s northern Saadah province on ...

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staffOctober 30, 2017

At least 5 dead in suicide bombing in Nigeria mosque

At least five people were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in northeastern ...

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staffOctober 30, 2017

Discovery of bodies puts Libya’s Haftar under scrutiny

Khalifa Haftar, who controls eastern Libya, has ordered an investigation after 36 unidentified bodies were found in an area to ...

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staffOctober 29, 2017

Somali security chiefs fired over blasts

The Somali government has fired two top security officials after twin blasts and a siege left at least 27 people ...

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staffOctober 29, 2017

Deadly double bombing strikes Mogadishu

At least 10 people have been killed in a double car bombing in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, which is still ...

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staffOctober 26, 2017

Security tightened as Kenya goes to polls

Voting is under way in Kenya amid tight security in a re-run of the presidential election, which is being boycotted ...

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staffOctober 21, 2017

Mogadishu truck bombing death toll jumps to 358

The death toll from last Saturday’s huge truck bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu has risen to 358, the information ...

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staffOctober 21, 2017

Mugabe named as goodwill ambassador by WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has appointed President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe as a “goodwill ambassador” to help tackle non-communicable ...

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staffOctober 20, 2017

Irishman released from Egypt coup prison

LONDON – An Irishman who was detained and locked up in a Cairo jail since Egypt’s bloody coup in August ...

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staffOctober 16, 2017

Mogadishu truck bombing death toll rises to 276

The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia’s capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, the country’s ...