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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

AFRICA

AFRICA

Sudan’s military has arrested President Omar al-Bashir, ousting him from power in the wake of escalating protests against his 30-year rule. The defence minister said...
Libya, Muammar Gaddafi,Tripoli, Islamic State, Al Qaida

Clashes between rival Libyan forces for control of Tripoli have escalated as the death toll from the fighting rose to at least 51 and...
Khalifa Hifter, Maria do Valle Ribeiro, Tripoli, Libya

Some 2,800 people have been displaced by fighting between rival militias over Tripoli, the UN humanitarian co-ordinator in Libya said. Maria do Valle Ribeiro said...
Tripoli, Lybia, U.S., War,Khalifa Hifter, Sushma Swaraj

The United States has temporarily withdrawn some of its forces from Libya due to “security conditions on the ground”, a top military official has...

Twenty-five years ago, Rwanda descended into an orgy of violence in which some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were massacred by the majority Hutu...
Protest, Noureddine Bedoui, Algeria, Abdelkader Bensalah, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algerian protesters who succeeded in pushing out long-serving President Abdelaziz Bouteflika now want other key officials to leave too. Demonstrators are planning new nationwide protests...

The flight crew on the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed last month performed all procedures from Boeing but could not control the jet, according...
Egyptian Sea, Plastic, Environment

An Egyptian province on the Red Sea is to impose a ban on disposable plastics, prohibiting everything from single-use straws to plastic bags in...

Mozambique’s cyclone-hit city of Beira has confirmed its first death from cholera, as the number of cases of the disease has jumped to 517. To...

Authorities say the death toll in Mozambique from Cyclone Idai is now 446. Environment minister Celso Correia said that nearly 110,000 people are now in...