Sunday, October 21, 2018

Shops set ablaze, looted as xenophobic attacks spread in South Africa

South African police fired rubber bullets Friday to disperse crowds setting immigrant businesses ablaze as attacks against foreigners spread to Johannesburg. Chanting and singing, machete-armed...

South Africa’s Durban city rallies against xenophobia

Up to 5,000 people are marching in South Africa's coastal city of Durban in a major rally against xenophobia following attacks on foreigners. President Jacob...

Al-Shabab recruiting in Kenyan towns

Al-Shabab recruiting in Kenyan towns - BBC News Somalia's Islamist al-Shabab militants are recruiting heavily in north-eastern Kenya, according to evidence gathered by the BBC. The...

South Africans to march against attacks on foreigners

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 Thousands of people are expected to attend a march in South Africa's coastal city of Durban in solidarity with the country's foreign nationals. The march,...

Libya migrants: UN urges more effort to save lives

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWsadV-mAQ8 The UN refugee agency says not enough is being done to save the lives of the rising number of migrants trying to cross the...

Anti-migrant violence spreads in South Africa

Violence against immigrants in South Africa has killed at least five people since last week in one of the worst outbreak of violence in...

Kenya: The Kenyan Government Will Not Withdraw Troops From Somalia – Kenya’s DP William

He said "Terrorists are telling us to withdraw our soldiers in Somalia so that they can take part of our country, MoFA reported. What are...

Nigeria’s Chibok girls ‘seen with Boko Haram in Gwoza’

More than 50 of the girls abducted by militant Islamists in Nigeria last year were seen alive three weeks ago, a woman has told...

Kenya vow not to withdraw troops from Somalia

The Kenyan government on Sunday maintained it will not withdraw its troops from Somalia as being demanded by Somali militants. Deputy President William Ruto said...

Riots in Gabon after leading opposition figure’s death

Opposition supporters in Gabon rampaged through the streets of the capital, burning cars and setting fire to the embassy of Benin, following the death...

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President Bihi blames opposition on possible election delays

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, hinted at possible election delays for upcoming parliamentary and municipal elections blaming...

Somalia off-coast pirates on the rampage again?

A Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier was attacked by pirates off the east coast of Somalia this week showing the persistent threat of piracy despite...

United States shadowy wars in Africa no longer that ‘shadowy’

America’s wars in Yemen, Somalia, and Niger are not secret, but they manage to fly under the radar for months at a time, unless...