Sunday, April 22, 2018

Nine Killed as Gunmen assault luxury hotel in Tripoli + Video

(Reuters) - Heavily armed gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Tripoli favored by Libyan officials and visiting delegations on Tuesday, killing at least nine...

Ethiopia: Censorship “We need to know what’s happening in Addis Ababa“

Ethiopia is the second most populous country in Africa, but poor infrastructure and a government monopoly over the telecommunications sector have notably hindered the...

Burundian army accused of murdering rebels

The rebels, with hands raised, were lined up on the edge of the cliff before being killed, one witness said. Burundi's army denied the allegation,...

Gunmen launch deadly assault on Libya hotel

Officials say at least 8 killed in attack on hotel, a hub of government and diplomatic activity in capital Tripoli. Gunmen have stormed a luxury...

Two people killed in South Africa as looting targeting immigrants spread

JOHANNESBURG: Two men have been shot dead and shops owned by immigrants were looted in South Africa's biggest city, as unrest following the death...

Fight for Maiduguri, Over 100 Reported Dead

(Reuters) - More than 100 people, mainly insurgents, died in fighting on Sunday in Nigeria's Maiduguri, a local journalist counting bodies at the biggest...

Ongwen to know charges he faces, confirm identity at ICC

THE HAGUE: Notorious former Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen faces International Criminal Court judges for the first time on Monday, accused of war crimes...

Lungu drops Guy Scott and appoints woman as Vice President

  LUSAKA: Zambia's newly elected President Edgar Lungu dropped Vice President Guy Scott — who was briefly Africa's only white leader — from his administration when...

Erdoğan call “Al-Habesha” which “is the first country to accept Islam”

The high-level Turkish delegation led by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan conferred with Prime Minister Hailemariam at the National Palace on Thursday (January 22). The...

Nigerian Voters Look to Ex-Leader To Loosen Boko Haram Grip

KADUNA, Nigeria — Boisterous crowds packed the streets for the retired general, while young men climbed lampposts, walls and billboards to glimpse his gaunt...

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DP World should rethink port deals in Somalia: Foreign Minister

DP World’s agreement “bypassed the legitimate authority” of Somalia Somalia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World DPW.DI should reconsider its...

How African governments try to control what is said online

Some governments are muzzling social media—except when it supports them. IN THE West, when celebrities post revealing videos on Instagram, they may find themselves mocked...

Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

REUTERS: Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who...