Twitter scrubs Nigerian president’s post & suspends account for ‘abusive behavior’ after tweeting warning...

Twitter has removed a post by the president of Nigeria and temporarily locked his account, claiming he broke the site’s “abusive behavior” policy after sending a warning to rebels accused of attacks on police...

Ugandan Minister Injured, at Least Two Killed in Assassination Attempt, Media Says

Gunmen attacked General Katumba Wamala, Uganda's Minister of Works and Transport, in his car, according to an army spokeswoman and local media reports. General Katumba Wamala was injured and his daughter was killed in an...

Scores Of Children Kidnapped From Islamic Seminary In Nigeria: Authorities

Some 200 children were at the school at the time of the attack, the Niger state government said on Twitter, adding that "an unconfirmed number" were taken. World Agence France-Presse The state government, in a...

Military detain Mali’s president, prime minister and defence minister

https://www.reuters.com-David Lewis Mali's transitional President Bah Ndaw arrives at the Grand Palais Ephemere for the Financing of African Economies Summit, at the Champs de Mars in Paris, France May 18, 2021. Ian Langsdon/Pool via REUTERS Military...

US imposes restrictions on Ethiopia assistance over Tigray

Ethiopians who fled fighting in the Tigray region receive relief aid at the Um Rakouba camp on the Sudan-Ethiopia border in Kassala state, Sudan, on Dec. 17, 2020. (Reuters) https://arab.news/4f5jb-Reuters Current or former Ethiopian or Eritrean...

Mount Nyiragongo: Volcanic eruption in DR Congo leaves people homeless

https://www.bbc.com-image copyright Reuters image captionAn aerial view shows damage done to homes on the outskirts of Goma Residents in the Democratic Republic of Congo have returned to destroyed houses after a large volcano erupted, with many...

Soviet military map proves eastern, western and southern shores of Sev Lake unequivocally belong...

YEREVAN, MAY 18, ARMENPRESS.  ARMENPRESS  news agency has gained access to the map of the General Staff of the USSR Armed Forces on the scale of 1: 100 000 numbered J-38-21, according to which...

Geneva talks a turning point for Cyprus issue, says Turkish Cypriot FM

The informal 5+1 Cyprus talks in Geneva are a turning point for northern Cypriots, the foreign minister of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) said on May 12. In Geneva, after almost 60 years, the policy...

Uganda army to join Congo in offensive against Islamist rebels -Kinshasa gov’t

Reuters The Ugandan and Congo armies are setting up an operations centre in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo for a joint offensive against Islamist rebels who have killed hundreds of people in the...

South Africa’s Zulu Princess Thembi: People think we’re murderers

https://www.bbc.com-image copyright AFP image caption The public fallout comes days after the death of Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu A South African princess has denied rumours that the Zulu queen who died only a month into...

South Africa to ban lion breeding for cub petting

https://www.bbc.com-image copyright Corbis News South Africa has revealed plans to clamp down on breeding lions for hunting or so tourists can pet cubs. The move comes after the results were published from a two-year study...

Chad’s military names new government but opposition still unimpressed

Mahamat Idriss Deby, son of the late Chadian President Idriss Deby, sits in the front row during the state funeral for his father in N'Djamena, Chad April 23, 2021. Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool via REUTERS Chad’s...

Zulu Queen Mantfombi Dlamini dies a month after becoming regent

https://www.bbc.com-image copyright Getty Images image caption The queen pictured in the early 1970s before her marriage The Zulu royal family in South Africa has announced the death of its monarch Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu just...

Burkina Faso ambush: Spaniards and Irishman killed after abduction

https://www.bbc.com-image copyright Getty Images image caption Burkina Faso's security forces are battling to curb an insurgency Two Spanish journalists and an Irish national abducted near a nature reserve in eastern Burkina Faso have been killed. The Europeans...

Somalia’s Prime Minister Urges Conflicting Sides to Start Dialogue

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble on Monday urged dialogue as the best way to resolve the current crisis in the country. "I am deeply saddened by the tragedy that disrupted...

Chad crisis: Army refuses to negotiate with rebel ‘outlaws’

https://www.bbc.com-image copyright Reuters image captionChad's army is central to the fight against Islamist militants in West Africa Chad's ruling military council has rejected an offer of ceasefire talks with rebels it has been fighting since the...

Africa Rebels threaten to march on capital as Chad reels from president’s battlefield death

By Madjiasra Nako N'DJAMENA, April 21 (Reuters) - Rebel forces set their sights on Chad's capital on Wednesday following the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby, a move that threatens to bring even more turmoil...

Veteran Chad Leader Deby Dies of Wounds after Battling Rebels

Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno died Tuesday from wounds sustained in battle after three decades in power, the army said, opening a period of uncertainty in a country that is a key strategic ally...

UK PM Boris Johnson Enjoys Beer For First Time Since Lockdown Restrictions Were Eased

by Maxim Minaev British Prime Minister Boris Johnson took advantage of the good weather on Monday to finally drank his first pint of beer in a pub after COVID-19 pandemic restrictions were eased. During his work visit...

Main opposition CHP vows to be ‘more visible’ in upcoming period

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the chairman of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), has vowed that the main opposition party will be more visible in the coming period and continue to dispatch delegations across the country to explain the...