Saturday, January 29, 2022

Africa

Jihadi Threat Arouses Anti-Fulani Hostility in Côte d’Ivoire

Jihadist attacks in northern Côte d'Ivoire have increased hostility towards the Fulani, a mainly Muslim ethnic group that some blame for providing the bulk of the raiders.The friction and suspicion are almost palpable in Kafolo, a small town near...

#MeToo wave in Morocco over ‘sex for qualifications’ scandal

Moroccan female college students have broken their silence about professors demanding sexual favors in exchange for good grades, a scandal that has rocked the higher education system.Testimonials have flooded social media in the style of the #MeToo movement, encouraged...

Senegalese customs seize ammunition worth 5 million dollars

Senegal has seized three containers of ammunition from a Guyanese-flagged cargo ship in the port of the capital Dakar in a rare arms heist worth an estimated $5 million.In a statement seen by AFP on Tuesday, Senegal's customs agency...

Kenya’s high court reviews disputed attempt to change constitution

Kenya's high court on Tuesday began weighing a legal bid to revive government plans to shake up the country's political system, just months before crucial elections.The Supreme Court's ruling on the proposed constitutional changes, expected after three days of...

Pros and Cons of Arable farming

These days practically all landowners utilize a few strategies for arable cultivating on the grounds that they realize legitimate soil care contributes incredibly to a decent gather by the day's end. Like any innovation, arable farming enjoys benefits and...

Cameroonian Senator Killed in Troubled Anglophone Region

An opposition senator was shot and killed in western Cameroon, where Anglophone separatists have carried out a bloody insurgency against the state, his party and an official said.Lawmaker Henry Kemende, whose body was found Wednesday, "was killed (overnight) by...

Suspected of firing South African parliament accused of terrorism

A man suspected of starting a fire that destroyed South Africa's parliament appeared in court for a second time on Tuesday to face a new terrorism charge, in addition to allegations of theft and arson.Zandile Christmas Mafe, 49, was...

Malian strongman urges protests against ‘extreme’ sanctions

Mali's ruling junta called rallies across the country on Friday to protest regional sanctions imposed for delaying elections, while affirming that it remains open to dialogue.In a sharp escalation after months of diplomatic tensions, the leaders of the Economic...

Ugandan children return to school after almost 2 years of Covid closure

Uganda ended the world's longest school closings on Monday, ordering millions of students to return to classrooms nearly two years after learning was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.Students walked through the school doors that closed in March 2020...

Findings on criminal liability emanating from The Gambian truth reconciliation and reparations commission

Following the conclusion of the Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission’s (TRRC) work and the submission of its final report to his Excellency the President, The TRRC’s findings with regards to Criminal Liability for human rights violations and abuses are...

Sudanese Security Deploys to Block Anti-Coup Demonstrations

Sudanese security forces deployed in large numbers on Sunday, setting up roadblocks in the capital Khartoum amid calls for pro-democracy demonstrations in "memory of the martyrs" killed in recent protests.Communications, including the Internet and phone lines, have been severely...

Africa mine blast injures Bangladeshi peacekeepers

Three Bangladeshi peacekeepers were injured when their vehicle ran over a mine in the troubled northwest of the Central African Republic, the UN mission said on Saturday.Two were seriously injured in Friday's incident in Bohong, Ouham-Pende province, more than...

The world mourns anti-apartheid icon Tutu, ‘warrior for justice’

South Africa began a week of mourning on Monday for revered apartheid fighter Archbishop Desmond Tutu.The Nobel Peace Prize laureate passed away on Sunday at the age of 90, stripping the world of a towering moral figure and the...

More than 30 dead in collapse of a gold mine in Sudan

At least 31 miners were killed and eight were missing in Sudan on Tuesday when a rudimentary gold mine collapsed, a government official said.The disaster occurred near Nuhud, a city about 500 kilometers (310 miles) west of Khartoum, said...

Deadly suicide bomb attack at a bar in eastern DRC

A suicide bomber killed at least five people in a crowded night spot in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo city of Beni on Saturday, local officials reported.Officials blamed the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) militia, one of the deadliest...

Suspected jihadists kill 41 in Burkina Faso |

Burkina Faso's government declared two days of mourning beginning Sunday after 41 people were killed in an attack by suspected jihadists in the troubled north.“The search mission in the area of ​​an ambush by armed terrorist groups ... has...

Coups launched in Ghana’s parliament over electronic payments tax

A fight broke out in Ghana's parliament late Monday when lawmakers debated a proposed tax on electronic transactions that has divided the chamber for weeks. The 1.75% electronic tax, which would include taxes on mobile money payments, has been fiercely...

Sudan Police Fire Tear Gas as Thousands of People Demonstrate the Anniversary of the Revolt

Tens of thousands of Sudanese protesters demonstrated on Sunday to mark three years since the start of the mass demonstrations that led to the overthrow of strongman Omar al-Bashir, as fears for the democratic transition mount.Security forces fired tear...

Ethiopia risks falling into “widespread violence”: UN

The United Nations warned on Friday that all parties to Ethiopia's 13-month conflict were committing serious abuses and warned that widespread violence could ensue, with implications for the entire region.Speaking before the UN Human Rights Council, Deputy Director for...

South Africa sees fewer hospitalized as Omicron rises

Infection rates are skyrocketing in South Africa as a result of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, but fewer people have died or required hospital treatment compared to previous waves of Covid, health officials said on Friday. On Wednesday, South...
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How to make natural hair soft and curly

 How to make natural hair soft and curly: Many individuals with regular afro hair frequently inquire: 'where would I be able to figure out...

US Consulate and Religious Leaders Launch Anti-Corruption Website

The US Consulate General, in collaboration with the Interfaith Coalition Against Corruption in Nigeria, launched ReportMagoMago.com, a unique web portal that leverages citizen engagement...

Derby boss Rooney rejects Everton’s approach

Derby manager Wayne Rooney said on Friday he turned down an opportunity to be interviewed by Everton to stay with the financially troubled Championship...

SMEDAN partners with MTN to register MSMEs nationwide

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), in collaboration with MTN Nigeria, initiated the process of registering all Micro, Small and...
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How to make natural hair soft and curly

 How to make natural hair soft and curly: Many individuals with regular afro hair frequently inquire: 'where would I be able to figure out...

US Consulate and Religious Leaders Launch Anti-Corruption Website

The US Consulate General, in collaboration with the Interfaith Coalition Against Corruption in Nigeria, launched ReportMagoMago.com, a unique web portal that leverages citizen engagement...

Derby boss Rooney rejects Everton’s approach

Derby manager Wayne Rooney said on Friday he turned down an opportunity to be interviewed by Everton to stay with the financially troubled Championship...

SMEDAN partners with MTN to register MSMEs nationwide

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), in collaboration with MTN Nigeria, initiated the process of registering all Micro, Small and...
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