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At Least 56 Dead In Haftar Tripoli Offensive, As UN Calls For Ceasefire

At Least 56 Dead In Haftar Tripoli Offensive, As UN Calls For Ceasefire

At least 56 people have been killed and 266 wounded in Libya’s capital Tripoli, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday. UN chief Antonio Guterres has also warned of “a very dangerous situation” following an offensive to take Tripoli launched by military strongman Khalifa Haftar and his Libyan National Army (LNA). “We fear that […]

Anglophone Crisis In Cameroon

Anglophone Crisis In Cameroon

“My heart breaks for Cameroon. Every day people are dying, and every day people are suffering,” said Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Tibor Nagy when asked about his message to authorities in Yaoundé regarding the three-year political crisis in North West and South West. Nagy was speaking from Kigali during a visit which will also […]

Venezuela Is In Crisis : The U.S. Is Moving Closer To Military Intervention In Venezuela

Venezuela Is In Crisis : The U.S. Is Moving Closer To Military Intervention In Venezuela

The U.S. moved closer to military intervention in Venezuela over the weekend as the U.S.-backed Venezuelan opposition clashed with President Nicolás Maduro’s forces in the sweltering city of Cúcuta on the Colombian border. The U.S and Venezuelan opposition dispatched convoys of trucks filled with humanitarian aid to numerous border crossings in Cúcuta on Saturday, but […]

British House Of Lords Suggest Recolonising Zimbabwe To End Country’s Crisis

British House Of Lords Suggest Recolonising Zimbabwe To End Country’s Crisis

In the UK House of Lords, the crisis in Zimbabwe came up, and Lord Adrian Palmer suggested recolonising Zimbabwe as a solution to the crisis. The insensitive statement was seemingly made in jest, but it has incensed many Africans, with some calling the remark unacceptable. Just this week, Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio […]

AU Postpones Delegation’s Visit To The Democratic Republic Of Congo

AU Postpones Delegation’s Visit To The Democratic Republic Of Congo

The African Union Commission takes note of the decision of the Constitutional Court of the Democratic Republic of the Congo proclaiming the final results of the presidential and national and provincial and legislative elections of 30 December 2018. The Commission calls on all concerned to work for the preservation of peace and stability and the […]

South Sudan Unrest – Students Detained, Security Buses Convey Passengers

South Sudan Unrest – Students Detained, Security Buses Convey Passengers

 A number of school students who demonstrated against the rise of prices and the economic crisis in Blue Nile state has been detained. In Khartoum, police were deployed to provide public transport. On Thursday morning, secondary school students demonstrated in Ed Damazin in Blue Nile state against the economic crises and the risen costs of […]

Homes, Villages Burned As Cameroon Targets Separatists

Homes, Villages Burned As Cameroon Targets Separatists

Some of the thousands of people who fled the volatile English-speaking regions of Cameroon before the Oct. 7 presidential election have returned nome to find that their houses and villages have been burned to the ground. Separatists pushing for an English-speaking state had vowed to prevent any voting in northwestern and southwestern Cameroon, and they […]

World Food Programme To Provide D18.5 Million For Daily Meals For Nearly 60,000 Students

World Food Programme  To Provide D18.5 Million For Daily Meals For Nearly 60,000 Students

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced that it will transfer to participating elementary schools and early childhood development centres an initial amount of more than US$ 370,000 (D 18.5 million) to provide daily meals for up to 60,000 young students. The cash transfers will allow more than 122 selected schools to buy […]

Burundi Bans Non-Governmental Organizations

Burundi Bans Non-Governmental Organizations

Aid groups are decrying Burundi’s decision to suspend nongovernmental organizations, amid ongoing concerns about human rights violations in the country. The action by Burundi’s National Security Council stops the work of groups such as Doctors Without Borders and Catholic Relief Services, both of which deliver vital health care to some of the country’s most vulnerable […]

73,000 Displaced In Ethiopia Ethnic Flare-Up

73,000 Displaced In Ethiopia Ethnic Flare-Up

At least 73,000 have been displaced in the clashes that followed last week’s killing of four people in eastern Ethiopia’s Benshangul/Gumz region, the state broadcaster said Tuesday. The Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) stated that most of the displaced had escaped to the neighbouring towns of Oromia Regional State. EBC quoted the Benshangul/Gumz communications officer, Mr […]

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