Thursday, August 22, 2019

Nigeria’s Boko Haram releases beheading video echoing Islamic State (videos)

Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram released a video purporting to show it beheading two men, its first online posting using advanced graphics and editing...

Uganda denies massing troops along Sudan border

Ugandan troops based in South Sudan are not massing along the Sudan border,Ugandan military officials said on Tuesday, after Sudan's state news agency reported...

Ugandan chess prodigy’s story to become Hollywood film

Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo are tipped to feature in a new Disney production telling the story of Phiona Mutesi’s rise from nine-year-old chess...

Video: Kenya president sets fire to 15 tonnes of elephant ivory

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta set fire to over 15 tons of elephant ivory at Nairobi National Park to mark World Wildlife Day on Tuesday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZFLqdoEp98  

UNSC to impose bans on South Sudan warring sides

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has adopted a resolution to impose sanctions on the two conflicting sides in South Sudan as a deadline...

‘Europe will face a 9/11 within two years’ – Colonel Gaddafi’s cousin

    Ahmed Gaddaf al-Dam, cousin of Libya's former president Muammar Gaddafi (Reuters/Asmaa Waguih) Colonel Gaddafi’s cousin predicts a “9/11 in Europe within two years,” as Islamic...

Five family members shot and wounded Nairobi’s South B gang attack

A gang shot and wounded five family members in a robbery incident at Golden Gate Estate in South B, Nairobi County. The five armed men...

Fire in Cape Town Continues to Spread + Video

Residents in the affected areas have been advised to take precautionary measures - wetting their gardens and thatch roofs, and keeping all windows closed. The...

Al Jazeera talks to Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria

In an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera, Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has pledged to defeat Boko Haram, the armed group that has killed thousands...

Mo Ibrahim prize: Namibia President Pohamba gets $5m award

The outgoing Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba has won the world's most valuable individual award, the Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership. The $5m (£3.2m) award...

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US visa wrangle over Boris Johnson’s girlfriend Carrie Symonds is ‘unjust’

A visa wrangle which left Boris Johnson’s girlfriend facing a ban on travelling to the US was today described as “unfair and unjust”. Carrie Symonds was due...

UN Secretary-General Continues Reporting on Between Quotes “Somaliland”

On 15 August, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, reported to the security Council on 'Somalia'. Of course, as always, the international organization body,...

Carrie Symonds – UK Prime Minister’s Friend BARRED Entry to US Over 2018 Somaliland...

The UK is among a handful of nations who have diplomatic relations with Somaliland, which broke away from neighbouring Somalia in 1991. But crucially, the US...