Africa

1 year ago | October 15, 2016

Nigerian First Lady may not back him at next election

ABUJA – The wife of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says she may not back her husband at the next election ...

Nigeria scoffs at Boko Haram prisoner swap

ABUJA. – Conflicting information is emerging about what Boko Haram received in exchange for releasing 21 Chibok ...

UN peacekeepers in CAR defend refugees from Seleka militias

BANGUI – Fighters from Central African Republic’s largely Muslim Seleka militia attacked refugees in the ...

Boko Haram ‘can be trusted if govt gives in to its demands’

Cape Town – The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) has said that the recent release of 21 Chibok girls by the militant ...

1 year ago | October 14, 2016

E.African ministers agree to revamp free movement of tourists

NAIROBI — East African ministers of tourism have agreed to revitalise free movement of tourists through the ...

Boko Haram frees 21 kidnapped Chibok girls: Nigerian government

ABUJA – Boko Haram has freed 21 of more than 200 girls kidnapped by the jihadist group in April 2014 in the ...

Burundi parly votes overwhelmingly to leave ICC

BUJUMBURA – Burundi’s parliament voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to withdraw from the International ...

1 year ago | October 13, 2016

BREAKING NEWS: Boko Haram releases 21 Chibok girls

Twenty one Chibok girls have been released by the insurgent group Boko Haram to the federal government, according to ...

Zuma appeal to be heard in open court

JOHANNESBURG. — South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) yesterday told President Jacob Zuma’s lawyers to argue ...

Fugitive warlord surrenders

KINSHASA. — A wanted warlord in south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has surrendered, five years after he escaped ...