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Monthly Archives: May, 2017

Libya navy says small boat carrying migrants robbed off Libyan coast

The Libyan Navy said on Saturday that a dinghy carrying 129 migrants to Europe was robbed by a group of gunmen off the Libyan coast on Friday. Ayob Qassem, a spokesman of the Libyan navy, said the gunmen chased in...

Kenyan marathoner, Kipchoge seconds shy of breaking 2 hour mark.

Eliud Kipchoge ran the quickest recorded marathon on Saturday, crossing the line at the Monza Formula One track in two hours and 25 seconds but missing out on an ambitious attempt to break the two-hour barrier. The 32-year-old's time smashed...

Before We Leap For Joy On Cameroon…

Five months ago, We at the Afrika Youth Movement (AYM) with the aid of our members on the ground from the English speaking regions of Cameroon, we released exclusive interviews and video to project the strike from the youth...

Uncovered: Africa’s Largest Refugee Camps

Sub-saharan Africa hosts more than 26% of the world’s refugee population in some of the largest camps in the world. Many have developed over decades in response to repeated waves of famine and civil unrest that have forced millions to flee...
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French firm Bollore group fined €12m in Togo corruption case

French firm Bollore group on Friday reached a settlement over a decade-old corruption case in Togo, prosecutors said, but...

Eritrea throws shade on Aksum massacre accusations

Eritrea government has "categorically rejected’’ accusations that its troops fighting in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region killed hundreds of people...

HRW says Cameroon soldiers raped women in revenge raid

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says it has gathered evidence of a revenge attack nearly a year ago by Cameroonian...
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