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Monthly Archives: January, 2018

Who wins African footballer of the year 2017?

The question on the lips of most football lovers in Africa is 'who wins African footballer of the year 2017?' One of the contenders Mohammed Salah of Egypt and Liverpool FC was only yesterday named Arab footballer of the...

Murder charges filed against man held in Egypt Coptic church attack

Public prosecutors in Egypt has filed murder charges against a man accused of killing 11 people in an attack on a Coptic church and a Christian-owned shop in a Cairo suburb last week, judicial sources said. The man, arrested after...

4 hanged for 2014 deadly bomb attack in Egypt

Egypt has hanged four men convicted by a military court of killing three military students in a bombing in 2014, security sources said on Tuesday. It was the second reported multiple execution of convicted Islamist militants in a week. A...

700 Boko Haram abductees escape captivity – Nigeria military

Nigeria's military says more than 700 people abducted by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram have escaped captivity in the northeast of the country. Army spokesman, Col. Timothy Antigha, said the escaped captives were given shelter at a military holding...

Cameroon’s Biya vows to crush Ambasonia agitation

President Paul Biya of Cameroon in his new year broadcast said that, he will destroy all terrorists whom he said are fighting to separate his country or using it as a hiding place for armed attacks on neighbouring nations....
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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...

Eight found dead in Liberia flat after a night party

A young lady celebrating her graduation from the university and seven others were found dead in an apartment in...

Uganda to US: Fix your own elections before lecturing us

Uganda government spokesman Ofwono Opondo, has urged the US should to "fix its own elections" rather than give "lectures"...
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