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Thursday, April 25, 2019

AFRICA

AFRICA

Attacks by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram in north-eastern Nigeria and neighbouring countries have forced more than one million children out of school, heightening...

Two people have died in a car bomb blast in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Police officer Ahmed Hassan said the parked car exploded outside a...

Violence from co-ordinated attacks on three Burundian army installations killed 87 people, an army spokesman said, showing the escalating turmoil over the disputed third...

A firebomb attack in Cairo has killed 16 people and wounded three others, authorities said. Police are looking for two young men who carried out...
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A South African appeals court has convicted Oscar Pistorius of murder, overturning a lower court’s manslaughter conviction. The double-amputee Olympian had previously been convicted on...

Troops have freed 900 hostages held by Nigeria’s Boko Haram extremists, killed more than 100 fighters and arrested 100 others, Cameroon’s government said. Issa Tchiroma...

Two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in a town in north Cameroon, killing at least five people and injuring 12 others. Colonel Jacob Kodji,...

Boko Haram extremists have claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing of a procession of hundreds of Shiite Muslims and threatened more attacks on opponents...

Pope Francis has paid his respects to Ugandan Christians who were burnt alive rather than renouncing their faith, the latest group of martyrs from...

An attack on a United Nations base in northern Mali has left at least three people dead, including two peace-keepers and a contractor. The attack...