Africa

Magufuli’s Visit To Kenya May Improve Ties

Tanzanian President John Magufuli will be on a visit to Kenya on Monday and Nairobi is expected to roll out the red carpet to initiate resetting relations with Dar es Salaam. It is learned the top agenda of the meet would be trade relations between two neighbors. Lately ties between the two countries have been strained due to several high-profile ...

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Catholic Leaders Welcomed Release Of 21 Chibok Girls

Twenty One girls from Chibok, who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants group, have returned back and three Catholic leaders have welcomed their release and urged the Nigerian government to prioritize release of remaining girls. Two-hundred-seventy-six girls were kidnapped on April 14, 2014, from a Government Secondary School in Chibok. About 57 girls managed to escape the attack on the ...

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Nigerian Parents Waiting Eagerly To Meet 21 Freed Chibok Girls From Boko Haram

ABUJA, Nigeria – About two dozen parents are eagerly waiting with excitement to get reunited with 21 kidnapped girls of about 300 some two years ago by Islamic militants group Boko Haram. In the first negotiation between the group and Nigerian government the 21 girls have been freed. Details of the deal are yet a secret. The 21 schoolgirls from ...

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Congo Must Not Delay Presidential Elections: EU

The recent violence in Congo has been criticized by the United States as well as European Union (EU) and fresh sanctions have been imposed on the resource-rich nation. EU foreign ministers is learned to be imposing sanctions against all those who are now being alleged to have been responsible for stoking violence in September and fueling the political crisis of ...

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Liberian Girls Reveal Education Challenges At White House

In June this year first lady Michelle Obama visited Liberia and Morocco to highlight education of girls. As a follow-up some 22 Liberian girls are now in Washington, D.C. to attend workshops and attend the screening of a CNN documentary about girls’ education at the White House. Titled as “We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the ...

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Female Suicide Bomber Kills 8 In Nigeria On Holy Day Of Ashoura

A female suicide car bomber killed eight people and wounded fifteen others Wednesday morning in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state. It is reported the bomber was supposed to join a convoy for getting escorted by security forces while leaving state capital Maiduguri. She detonated the car seated with other female passengers before joining the convoy. All the five occupants were killed. ...

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Buhari Announces Selling Presidential Aircraft To Reduce Cost

Abuja, Nigeria – Nigerian President Mihammadu Buhari has finally worked out what he promised to the citizens during his last year’s election campaign. He has given approval for selling of a Hawker 4000 and a Falcon 7x executive jet, the two presidential aircraft at the Presidential Air Fleet (PAF). Buhari added more aircrafts are also in pipeline to be sold ...

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