Friday, April 16, 2021

Niger attacks: More than 50 killed in attacks near Malian border

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At least 58 people have been killed in Niger after attacks near the border with Mali, the government has said. Gunmen opened fire on four...

Akufo-Addo attends funeral of late Ivorian Prime Minister

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Tuesday, 16th March 2021, for Cote d’Ivoire, in his capacity as Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority,...

Man arrested in Tanzania for reporting that President Magufuli is ill

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At least one person has been arrested by Tanzanian police for circulating posts that said President John Magufuli is in ill health. The president has...

Nigeria: Teachers abducted in Kaduna State

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Three teachers were kidnapped in northern Nigeria on Monday in an attack on a primary school in Kaduna state, authorities said in a new...

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini dies in South Africa aged 72

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King Goodwill Zwelithini of the Zulu nation in South Africa has died in hospital where he was being treated for diabetes-related issues. The king, 72,...

Students abducted in raid near Nigeria army base

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Gunmen have abducted an unknown number of students from a college in the north Nigerian state of Kaduna. The attackers stormed the institution overnight, opened...

John Magufuli: Questions raised over missing Tanzania President

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Questions have been raised over the health of Tanzanian President John Magufuli who has not been seen in public for 11 days. Opposition leader Tundu...

Morocco vaccinates more than four million people against COVID-19

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Morocco has vaccinated more than four million people since the launch of the Covid-19 immunisation campaign began at the end of January, the health...

Lions maul wildlife tracker in South Africa

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A man tracking wildlife in a game reserve in South Africa was mauled to death by two lions, the authorities said on Monday. Malibongwe Mfila,...

Bata explosion: Equatorial Guinea death toll rises to 98

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The death toll from a series of explosions in Equatorial Guinea on Sunday has risen to 98, officials say. Another 615 people were injured, with...