April 19

April 18

  • Dozens Die in Cattle Raid

    Sudan Tribune

    At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured when suspected cattle raiders attacked a village in South Sudan's Warrap state on Thursday, an official said. Read more »

  • World Condemns Attack on UN Compound


    The United States and United Nations Security Council added their voices to the chorus of international condemnation of this week's deadly attack on the U.N. Mission in South Sudan... Read more »

  • Dozens Killed in Army-Police Clash


    According to news reports from Bal'ad, a town in the Middle Shabelle region, a fierce confrontation erupted today between government troops including the military soldiers and... Read more »

  • Africa, World Fail to Prevent Atrocities [column]

    AI London

    It was a haunting discovery: a terrified 11-year-old girl cowering in the corner of a ransacked house three days after her village had been attacked in a horrific act of ethnic... Read more »

  • Rescued Abducted Girls' Figure Rises to 20


    Borno State Commissioner for Education, Hon. Musa Inuwa Kubo, on Thursday night told journalists by telephone that that the number of girls that escaped the Boko Haram captivity... Read more »

  • Somalia - Military in Deadly Battle With Police in Middle Shabelle

    Garowe Online

    Fierce fighting has raged between the Somali National Army (SNA) soldiers and police officers in Middle Shabelle regional district of Balad of southern Somalia on Friday, Garowe... Read more »

  • Boko Haram Bus Bombing a Sign of Weakness


    Nigeria is not winning in the battle against Boko Haram, but neither are the Islamist militants. The Abuja bombing is more a sign of the group's decline than ascendency. Read more »

  • Jonathan Reschedules Meeting With Governors on Security Matters


    The expanded National Security Council meeting with all State governors summoned by President Goodluck Jonathan has been rescheduled for April 23. Read more »

  • Abducted Schoolgirls Still Missing

    Daily Trust

    Military authorities last night admitted that none of the abducted Borno schoolgirls had been rescued, a day after claiming that troops had freed all but 8 of the 129 students. Read more »

  • Abducted Girls Still not Rescued - Principal


    THE Borno State Government and Principal of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, in Borno State, Mrs. Asabe Aliyu Kwarmbula have denied reports that most of the abducted... Read more »

  • At Least 58 Killed in Attack On UN Base in South Sudan


    At least 58 people were killed and more than 100 others wounded in Thursday's attack on a UN base in South Sudan sheltering thousands of displaced civilians, a UN official said. Read more »

  • Nyanya Blast - First Lady Donates Medical Items to Hospitalised Victims


    The First lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, on Friday in Abuja distributed medical items to the hospitalised victims of Nyanya bomb blast. Read more »

  • Deadly Attack On UN Base in South Sudan

    Deutsche Welle

    South Sudanese gunmen have killed more than a dozen civilians sheltering at a UN base. The shelter was home to at least 5,000 people who had fled four months of ethnic violence. Read more »

  • Navy Seizes 37 Ships

    Daily Trust

    The Western Command of the Nigerian Navy said yesterday that it arrested about 37 ships over their alleged involvement in crimes within the nation's territorial waters in the past... Read more »

  • Senator Wants Special Exams for Abducted Girls

    Daily Trust

    Senator Magnus Abe (APC, Rivers) has called on authorities of the West African Examination Council (WEAC) to organize special exams at a secured venue for the 129 girls that were... Read more »

  • Nyaruguru - Genocide Survivors Praised for Recovery Strides

    News of Rwanda

    Southern Province Governor, Alphonse Munyantwari has praised Genocide survivors in Nyaruguru district for the significant emotional, economic and social progress, 20 years after... Read more »

  • Germany Participates in West African Naval Exercises

    Deutsche Welle

    Seeking greater military involvement in Africa, the German navy is participating in the "Obangame Express" military exercise in the Gulf of Guinea. Training local soldiers in... Read more »

  • One Soldier Killed, Another Wounded As Landmine Hits Military Vehicle in Chaambi

    Tunis Afrique Presse

    One soldier was killed and another was injured as a landmine explosion hit on Friday a military vehicle (Hummer), near a terrorist camp in the closed military area in Mount... Read more »

  • Police to Prosecute Maalim for Incitement

    The Star

    It emerged yesterday that police will charge former deputy Speaker Farah Maalim with incitement as National Assembly Majority Leader Adan Duale defended himself over claims that he... Read more »

  • Kwibuka20 Commemoration of the Rwanda Genocide

    The Star

    Rwanda high commissioner Yamina Karitanyi, UN resident coordinator Nardos Bekele-Thomas and ambassador Ruth Solitei during the Kwibuka20; Remembering 20 years of the Rwandan... Read more »

  • Police Pick Out Two Shabaab Financiers

    The Star

    POLICE yesterday identified and released details of two suspected Alshabab financers in Mombasa county. Police said the suspects are behind recruitment of youths to join alshabab... Read more »

  • Recalling April 14 Rice Riot


    Thirty-Five years has passed since the famous Rice riot occurred in Liberia but the memory still remains fresh in the minds of the older generation of Liberians particularly the... Read more »

  • 310 More Troops for South Sudan

    The Star

    THE senate has unanimously approved the deployment of 310 additional KDF troops for peace keeping mission in South Sudan. Senators from both sides of the political divide supported... Read more »

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