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Libya : 11 beheaded in Libya checkpoint attack
on 2017/8/30 16:04:48
Libya

Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least 11 people were beheaded Wednesday after an attack on a checkpoint controlled by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar south of Tripoli, a spokesman for his forces said.

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Cameroon : Bomb attack kills 4 in northern Cameroon
on 2017/8/30 16:03:13
Cameroon

Click to see original Image in a new windowA child bomber killed four members of a local self-defense group late Tuesday in northern Cameroon, an area often targeted by Boko Haram extremists in their long-running insurgency.

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Angola : Polls open in Angola in election marking end of president's 38-year rule
on 2017/8/30 16:02:24
Angola

Click to see original Image in a new windowAngolans have headed to the polls in a historic election marking the end of the 38-year rule of ailing President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, with his MPLA party expected to retain power but with a reduced majority.

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Nigeria : UN concerned about rise in use of children as ‘human bombs’ in Nigeria
on 2017/8/30 15:59:24
Nigeria

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe United Nations (UN) has expressed “extreme” concern about the “appalling” rise in the use of children as “human bombs” by Nigeria’s Daesh-linked Boko Haram terrorist group.

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Libya : Armed Libyan militia halting refugee boat departures to Europe
on 2017/8/23 14:52:15
Libya

Click to see original Image in a new windowA local armed group in a Libyan coastal city west of the capital Tripoli has reportedly been halting refugee boats from setting out across the Mediterranean, leading to a rapid drop in the risky sea voyage over the past month.

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South of Africa : South African civil rights group to challenge Grace Mugabe's immunity
on 2017/8/23 14:51:25
South of Africa

Click to see original Image in a new windowA group supporting victims of crime in South Africa says it will legally challenge a controversial Foreign Ministry decision to grant immunity to Grace Mugabe, a move which allowed the wife of Zimbabwe’s president to leave the country without standing trial for an alleged assault on a young model.

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Egypt : Militants kill Egyptian soldier, policeman in Sinai Peninsula
on 2017/8/22 16:17:31
Egypt

Click to see original Image in a new windowAn Egyptian soldier and a policeman have been killed in separate attacks by suspected Takfiri militants in the turbulent north of the Sinai Peninsula, security officials say.

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Zimbabwe : Zimbabwe first lady gets diplomatic immunity, returns to homeland
on 2017/8/22 16:16:35
Zimbabwe

Click to see original Image in a new windowZimbabwean first lady has returned to homeland after the South African government granted her diplomatic immunity, helping her escape prosecution over allegations of assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg.

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Nigeria : Calls for Nigeria's breakup have crossed red line: Bhuari
on 2017/8/22 16:15:29
Nigeria

Click to see original Image in a new windowSeparatists calling for the breakup of Nigeria have crossed a red line and the country's unity is not negotiable, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday in his first speech since returning home after three months of medical leave in Britain.

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South Sudan : Attacks on aid workers increasing in South Sudan: UN
on 2017/8/20 20:31:30
South Sudan

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe United Nations says attacks against aid workers are increasing in South Sudan.

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Kenya : Kenya opposition files case against presidential election
on 2017/8/20 20:30:02
Kenya

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe Kenyan opposition has filed a petition with the country’s Supreme Court, dismissing as “fundamentally flawed” the results of last week’s election won by President Uhuru Kenyatta, his longtime rival.

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Ethiopia : Drought leaves 8.5 million Ethiopians hungry
on 2017/8/20 20:28:26
Ethiopia

Click to see original Image in a new windowLivestock are dying in parts of Ethiopia that are overwhelmingly reliant on their milk as deepening drought pushes up the number of districts in need of life-saving aid by 19 percent, according to a report.

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Sierra Leone : 400 bodies recovered from Sierra Leone landslide, 600 still missing
on 2017/8/19 16:10:54
Sierra Leone

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe death toll from massive landslides in Sierra Leone has reached almost 400, with hundreds of others still missing, authorities say.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : Congo landslide death toll likely to reach 200: Officials
on 2017/8/19 16:09:34
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Click to see original Image in a new windowOfficials in the Democratic Republic of Congo say the death toll from a rain-triggered massive landslide in the eastern parts of the African country could likely reach over 200.

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Sierra Leone : Sierra Leone buries 461 mudslide victims
on 2017/8/19 16:08:19
Sierra Leone

Click to see original Image in a new windowSierra Leone has buried 461 victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital this week, an official at the central morgue said on Friday.

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Burundi : 3 killed, 27 injured in grenade attacks in Burundi capital
on 2017/8/19 16:07:19
Burundi

Click to see original Image in a new windowGrenade attacks on two cafes killed at least three people and wounded 27 others in the Burundian capital of Bujumbura, police and hospital sources said on Friday.

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Nigeria : Boko Haram pushing refugees from one hell into another: NRC
on 2017/8/19 16:06:38
Nigeria

Click to see original Image in a new windowBoko Haram terrorists have stepped up attacks on vulnerable people including those living in camps in northeastern Nigeria pushing the displaced from "one hell into another," a leading international aid agency says.

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South of Africa : South Africa's opposition demands arrest of Zimbabwean first lady
on 2017/8/19 16:05:46
South of Africa

Click to see original Image in a new windowZimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe is a "massive flight risk" and must be arrested over allegations that she attacked a model in Johannesburg, South Africa's main opposition party says.

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Somalia : Somalia-based al-Shabab terror group beheads 3 people in Kenya
on 2017/8/19 16:04:36
Somalia

Click to see original Image in a new windowKenyan officials say suspected Takfiri al-Shabab militants from Somalia have beheaded three people and burnt houses in an attack in Kenya.

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Republic of the Congo : Congo's cabinet resigns amid financial woes
on 2017/8/19 16:03:29
Republic of the Congo

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe Republic of the Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso cleared the decks Thursday with the office announcement of the resignation of the government ahead of crucial talks with the International Monetary Fund.

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