10 years after UN Report Exposes Grave Crimes on Congo

10 years after UN Report Exposes Grave Crimes…

Ten year ago , the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights published the report of its human rights mapping exercise on Congo. The report covers the most serious violations of human rights…

Somalia: Up to 2.1M people face acute food crisis

NEWS: Up to 2.1M people face acute food…

Up to 2.1 million human beings in Somalia are expected to face an acute meals insecurity Crisis (IPC Phase 3) or even worse outcomes through December 2020, a new report said on Wednesday. The crisis…

Farmaajo's conspiracies and how detrimental it is to Somalia

Farmaajo’s conspiracies and how detrimental it is to…

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo recently appointed a political new face as prime minister, nearly two months after the country’s parliament ousted the former prime minister Hassan Ali Khaire. The appointment of Mohamed Hussein Roble, a Swedish-Somali…

Somalia: Officials arrested over prison attack

Officials arrested over prison attack in Somalia

At least 27 people have been arrested for smuggling into a Somali prison weapons used to assault guards in the past this month, according to Somali kingdom run-media on Wednesday.  "An inquiry committee into the…

Political breakthrough" or crisis scenario in Mali, expert tells Africa News.

Political breakthrough” or crisis scenario in Mali.

Mali's military ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who announced his resignation early Wednesday in the fragile West African State, which is battling an Islamic insurgency in the north of the country. “I don’t want a…

Citizens ordered to hand over their pet dogs to be used as meat as food scarcity hits North Korea

The World: Food scarcity hits North Korea

North Korean president, Kim Kong-un, has ordered citizens to hand over their pet dogs, so they can be killed for food as famine bites harder. The pets dogs are being sold to zoos or to…

Ethiopia begins filling controversial Nile Dam

Ethiopia begins filling controversial Nile Dam

ISTANBUL Ethiopia said Wednesday it started to fill the Hidase Dam built on the Nile River. Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy Seleshi Bekele, said water is being kept in the dam in accordance with…

Mali protest leader calls for calm after demonstrations turn deadly

Mali protest leader calls for calm after demonstrations…

A Malian protest leader called for calm Sunday after four more people were killed during demonstrations calling for President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's resignation, the West African country's worst civil unrest in years. Bloody demonstrations rocked…

people flee Nigeria to Niger over unrest

30,000 people flee Nigeria to Niger over unrest-…

More than 30,000 Nigerians have fled to Niger’s Maradi region in the past two months, the UN Refugee Agency has said. This follows an increase in the number of attacks by armed groups in north-western…

Bola Tinubu denying feud with Rauf Aregbesola

No cold or ‘hot’ war with Aregbesola –…

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has trashed the viral rumour that a cold war is raging between him and his protege, Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior. The rumour started…

Protest in Senegal

COVID-19 protests spread to Senegal’s capital

Protestors in Dakar set tyres on fire and threw stones at security forces on Wednesday night during protests over a nationwide dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed almost three months ago because of the coronavirus pandemic. The unrest…