Africa

Reuters: Burkina Faso President Kabore detained at military camp

Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore has been detained at a military camp by mutinying soldiers, four security sources and a West African diplomat said on Monday, following heavy gunfire around his residence on Sunday night in the capital Ouagadougou. His detention comes after sustained gunfire rang out from military camps in the West African country ...

11:47 Et January 24, 2022

Burkina Faso gov't denies army takeover after barracks gunfire

Burkina Faso's government confirmed Sunday gunfire in some barracks but denied the information on social media about the army takeover. Gunshots were heard early Sunday morning in barracks ...

18:00 Et January 23, 2022

France wants to find way to combat terrorism in West Africa

France wants to find a way to combat terrorism in West Africa, Defense Minister Florence Parly said Thursday.  Speaking at a press conference, Parly said the security situation ...

16:30 Et January 21, 2022

French NGO Condemns Military Recruitment of Children in Tindouf Camps

The International Alliance for the Defense of Human Rights and Freedoms (AIDL) has renewed its total condemnation of the recruitment and exploitation of children for military purposes in ...

11:14 Et January 21, 2022

Libya's oil, gas revenues top 4 bln USD in November, December

Libya's revenues of oil and gas exports in November and December reached record high, exceeding 4 billion U.S. dollars, the country's state-owned National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on ...

19:00 Et January 15, 2022

Tunisians protest against president, as journalists complain of police abuse

Tunisian police sprayed water cannons into crowds and beat back protesters withbatons as they dispersed more than 1,000 demonstrators trying to reach central Tunis on Friday, while journalists ...

12:31 Et January 15, 2022

Nigeria records 3,598 cholera deaths in 2021

A total of 3,598 people in Nigeria died from a cholera outbreak in 2021, an official from the Federal Ministry of Water Resources said Thursday.  Emmanuel Awe said ...

13:30 Et January 14, 2022

Somali army says kills 25 Shabab militants

The Somali National Army (SNA) said on Monday that its elite forces killed 25 Shabab militants and wounded several others in intense fighting on Sunday in the southern ...

19:00 Et January 10, 2022

Nigeria attacks: Hundreds reported killed as bandits target villages

At least 200 people in Nigeria's north-western Zamfara state have been killed in a wave of vicious attacks by armed militants, residents say. The attacks are believed to be in response to military air strikes that killed more than 100 fighters on Monday and forced others from forest hideouts. Gunmen burnt homes and mutilated the ...

18:30 Et January 9, 2022

Ex-Tunisian president calls for civil disobedience to topple Saied

Former Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has called for civil disobedience in the North African nation to topple incumbent President Kais Saied. In a statement posted on his Facebook ...

12:12 Et January 9, 2022
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