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Ekweremadu Takes Xenophobia Case To International Parliament

Ekweremadu Takes Xenophobia Case To International Parliament

Former Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, has called on the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace (IPTP) holding in Ethiopia, to pay special attention to the xenophobic attacks on the African continent. Mr Uche Anichukwu, his Media aide, said in a statement that Ekweremadu made the call on Monday at the opening […]

Al-Shabab Attacks Kill 17 In Somalia

Al-Shabab Attacks Kill 17 In Somalia

The al-Shabab militant group launched a series of attacks since Saturday that led to the death of at least 17 people in Somalia. Lower Shabelle region officials told VOA Somali that the militants attacked the town of Qoryoley late Saturday using rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns, killing nine people. The town’s Mayor Sayid Ali […]

Sudanese Protesters Spurn General’s Call For Talks

Sudanese Protesters Spurn General’s Call For Talks

Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected a proposal to negotiate with military generals, maintaining the call is insincere as security forces continue to target protesters in a violent crackdown that has killed at least 100 people this week. Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA) spokesman Mohammed Yousef al-Mustafa said Wednesday the call by Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan “is […]

Rwanda Marks 25 Years Since Genocide

Rwanda Marks 25 Years Since Genocide

“What happened here will never happen again,” said President Paul Kagame. The country will mark the deaths of 800,000 people with a candlelight vigil in a stadium that once sheltered victims. Thousands of Rwandans, as well as President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame marked the 25th anniversary of the country’s 1994 genocide in […]

Al-Shabaab Militants Kill 15 In Attack On Religious Center

Al-Shabaab Militants Kill 15 In Attack On Religious Center

Al-Shabab militants have attacked the compound of a controversial cleric in the central Somalia town of Galkayo, killing him and at least 14 other people, officials and witnesses said. Residents in the town said they woke up Monday to huge explosions followed by heavy, sustained gunfire at the compound in the southern half of the […]

KDF Kills 10 Al-Shabaab Fighters In Pandanguo, Lamu

KDF Kills 10 Al-Shabaab Fighters In Pandanguo, Lamu

The Kenya Defence Forces say they have killed more than 10 Al-Shabaab fighters in an operation in Lamu County. The terrorists were killed when the soldiers ambushed them at Taksile area in Pandanguo, Lamu West, at 6.45am. Pandanguo in among areas that have borne the brunt of terror attacks by the Somalia-based rag-tag militia. Last […]

Paramilitaries Kill 40 In Ethiopia

Paramilitaries Kill 40 In Ethiopia

At least 40 people were killed by paramilitary forces in eastern Ethiopia over the weekend, a senior regional official said on Monday, in the latest spate of violence driven by ethnic divisions. Unrest first broke out along the border of the country’s Somali and Oromiya provinces in September, displacing nearly a million people, though the […]

Living In Constant Fear Of Being Raped, Tortured And Killed

Living In Constant Fear Of Being Raped, Tortured And Killed

“Enough is enough. We are now taking control.” This was the message from women and gender non-conforming (GNC) people on Thursday as they prepared to embark on mass protests against gender-based violence across the country. The event is scheduled to take place on August 1 under the hashtag #TheTotalShutdown. Lesotho and Botswana are also expected […]

Plateau killings: IG deploys Special Intervention Force

Plateau killings: IG deploys Special Intervention Force

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has deployed Special Intervention Force to Plateau to restore peace in Barkin-Ladi, Riyom, Jos South local government areas and other flash points in the state. Many people were killed by gunmen on June 24 in Barkin-Ladi, Riyom, Jos South local government areas of plateau. A statement by […]

Qaddafi Regime’s Legacy Fuels Bloody Conflicts in West Africa

Qaddafi Regime’s Legacy Fuels Bloody Conflicts in West Africa

Centuries-old communal tensions across West Africa are taking an increasingly bloody turn, fueled by competition for land and water and an influx of weapons and fighters from Libya. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has blamed that cocktail of guns and gunmen for the intensifying clashes between crop farmers and herders as well as robberies and kidnapping […]

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