The United Nations has released $19 million in funding to East African nations to help step up the fight against the devastating desert locust outbreak across the region, the body’s humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock announced this weekend.
(AFP) — France’s defence minister departs for Washington on Sunday hoping to convince officials to keep U.S. soldiers in West Africa, where French authorities are under pressure after years of trying to bolster local forces against Islamic extremists.
China’s years-long expansion into Africa – and the corresponding flood of Chinese workers establishing themselves there – has left the continent particularly vulnerable to the spread of a new iteration of coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China.
The head of a special U.S. development program will visit Kenya this week to hold initial talks over the possibility of providing $350 million towards a major infrastructure project, local media reported on Monday.
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) is appealing to President Trump and Pope Francis to intervene with their government to stop the “genocidal killings of Christians.”
Rapper Cardi B has revealed she is filing for Nigerian citizenship after a U.S. airstrike killed Iranian terror chief Qasem Soleimani last week, saying President Donald Trump is „putting Americans live in danger.“
Washington (AFP) – A jihadist attack on a military base in Kenya killed three people Sunday, including a US service member and two civilian defense contractors, the American military said. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends
Al-Shabab, a Somali terror group linked to al-Qaeda, attacked a military base Sunday morning in Kenya that houses some American military personnel, U.S. and Kenyan military said.
The communications director of the Catholic diocese of Maiduguri in Nigeria has confirmed that a bride-to-be and her bridal party were beheaded December 26 while en route to the December 31 wedding.
A suicide-bomber driving a car laden with explosives killed at least 90 persons and injured over 125 more in an attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu Saturday.