France24 says At least 15 soldiers and three civilians were killed in coordinated “terrorist” attacks in Mali, the chronically unstable country’s army said Wednesday, the latest deadly violence to rock the Sahel state.
We are leaving the African continent under a heavy rain and this is a good sign,” she stated. “Thank you, friends, and we are waiting for you in Saint Petersburg next year”
Aljazeera says At least 50 people have died in an attack by armed men on a village in northern Burkina Faso, a government spokesman said.
Nigeria church shooting – Women & kids among at least 50 killed in ‘satanic’ massacre by twisted gunmen dubbed ‘bandits’
The Sun says AT least 50 people have been slaughtered in a “satanic” massacre by twisted gunmen dubbed “bandits” at a Nigerian church.
France24 says gunmen opened fire on worshippers and detonated explosives at a Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria on Sunday, leaving dozens feared dead, state lawmakers said.
The Metro says Eleven newborn babies have died in a fire that ripped through a hospital’s neonatal wing in Senegal.
France24 says Russia’s war in Ukraine has pushed the number of forcibly displaced people around the world above 100 million for the first time ever, the United Nations said Monday.
Cameroon plane disaster, A PLANE carrying 11 people onboard has reportedly crashed prompting emergency services to desperately launch a hunt for survivors, reports state.
The Independent says Russian mercenaries and Malian soldiers have been accused of killing hundreds of men in a town in central Mali last month, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said.
The Guardian says gunmen have attacked a train travelling from the Nigerian capital, Abuja, to the city of Kaduna, in an “unprecedented” act of violence.
TRT World says the death toll from a migrant shipwreck off Tunisia at the weekend has risen to 25, amid fears that 35 others in the same boat have drowned.
TRT World says about 60 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in an explosion at an informal gold mining site in southwest Burkina Faso, state television reported.
The Independent says France is hosting a summit on Wednesday devoted to the fight against Islamic extremists in West Africa as Paris considers withdrawing its troops from Mali.
TRT World says Eighteen people have been killed in an attack in a remote village in DR Congo by a notorious ethnic militia, a local official and a civilian campaigner have said.
The Independent says The toll of Cyclone Batsirai in Madagascar has risen to 120 deaths and more than 112,000 people displaced by the tropical storm which rampaged across the island.
Aljazeera says Africa is transitioning out of the pandemic phase of the COVID-19 outbreak and moving towards a situation where it will be managing the virus over the long term.
TRT World says More than a dozen mutinous soldiers have declared on state television that a military junta seized control of Burkina Faso.
Aljazeera says A 16 year old has died after being shot in the head by security forces in the Sudanese city of Omdurman, the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors said in a statement.
Aljazeera says the Ugandan police have shot dead five suspects and arrested 21 people, officials said, following twin suicide bombings claimed by an ISIL.
Aljazeera says At least 69 people, including a mayor, have been killed in an attack by gunmen in southwestern Niger, the government has confirmed.
France24 says Security forces clashed with protesters Thursday furious over a military coup that derailed a fragile transition to democracy and sparked an international outcry.
France to return African artifacts looted treasures to Benin. At the ceremony French President, Emmanuel Macron was a special guest at a ceremony marking the
France24 says protesters were defiant on the streets of Sudan early Tuesday to denounce a military coup, as international condemnation ramped up.
France24 says Military detained 5 senior Sudanese government figures, as pro-democracy group called on people to take to the streets to counter an apparent military coup.
BBC Sport says Kenyan world record holder Agnes Tirop has been found stabbed to death at her home in the western town of Iten, with police treating her husband as a suspect.
Aljazeera says the WHO said on Wednesday the only approved vaccine against malaria should be widely given to African children, marking a major advance against the disease
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The inequality in the recycling industry is abhorrent so it is difficult to lay the blame on the growing urbanised populations