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Seventeen Darfur deaths confirmed

The United Nations confirmed the killing of 17 people and burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in Darfur region of Sudan...

Malian president visits massacre site

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali visited the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali where gunmen killed dozens, vowing again to crack...

Tripoli’s children struggle to study as war reaches the capital

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For 13-year-old Taha Aboud, who dreams of becoming an engineer, war in Libya’s capital Tripoli has meant his family fleeing their home and him...

Blackwater founder registers company in DR Congo

A company run by private security firm Blackwater’s founder Erik Prince registered a subsidiary in Democratic Republic of Congo with a mandate to extract...

Italy’s Salvini threatens to use strict new law on German NGO boat

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Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch,...

Minister condemns attack on Anti-Gang Unit officers

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Police Minister, General Bheki Cele, has condemned the shooting and attack of six Anti-Gang Unit members in Nyanga, Cape Town, early this morning. “Attacking members...

Boko Haram attack Lake Chad island

Around 300 suspected Boko Haram militants swarmed onto a Lake Chad island in Cameroon’s far north killing 24 people, including 16 Cameroonian soldiers, officials...

Canadians kidnapped in Ghana rescued

Ghana forces rescued two Canadian women kidnapped last week outside their hostel in Kumasi, the Ghanaian government said in a statement. The women, aged 19...

Mali death toll revised

Mali’s government dropped to 35 from an initial 95 its estimate of the death toll from a recent attack on a Dogon village. In a...

Dogon villages attacked

Gunmen attacked two ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali, a local official, less than 50 km from the site of a similar attack in...

SA defence industry’s poor relation status must change

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More proof – if needed – that the South African defence industry is the poor relation in the national industrial sector comes from the...