Monday December 11, 2017

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Muhammadu Buhari Has Been Officiall...

Muhammadu Buhari Has Been Officially Declared the Winner of the Nigeria’s P...

ABUJA – Buhari’s All Progressives Congress (APC) party was revealed to have won the election after Goodluck Jonathan, leader of the sitting People’s Democratic Party, called the former military leader to concede defeat. Buhari is said to have won the closely fought election by... FULL STORY »

Ethiopian forces discovered more re...

Ethiopian forces discovered more rebel bases inside South Sudan

GAMBELLA – Ethiopian forces, the EPRDF (Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary and Democratic Front) have claimed to have discovered more Ethiopian rebels areas and bases inside South Sudan after a “successful” operation last week to clear out former Mengistu Haile Mariam fighters... FULL STORY »

Ethiopian forces launched a major o...

Ethiopian forces launched a major offensive on their rebels inside South Su...

GAMBELLA – On Tuesday a fierce and intensive fighting occured between the Ethiopian regional special forces or EPRDF and the rebels of Ethiopia in South Sudan territoy, North East of Pagak in Maiwut County Upper Nile state. Speaking on the phone from Gambella,The deputy representative of the... FULL STORY »

Leila Zerrougui Called on Warring P...

Leila Zerrougui Called on Warring Parties in South Sudan to Release Minor A...

NAIROBI – The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, has reiterated his calls for both warring parties in south Sudan to release child soldiers. This came after the latter refuted the government’s claim of releasing... FULL STORY »

Also on Africa

Fierce fighting in Southern Somalia leaves 55 dead

MOGADISHU, Somalia — At least 55 people have been killed on Saturday in a deadly battle between Al Qaeda-affiliated Al shabab militants and Somalia’s Jubbaland militia backed by... FULL STORY »

South Sudanese Seek a Chance to Live Without Fear

ADJUMANI DISTRICT, Uganda — Peter sat in the shade of a large tree in northern Uganda’s Adjumani district, still terrified that the violence he and his family left behind will catch... FULL STORY »

Deadly Attack in Northwest Kenya kills 8 policemen, 12 officers missing

NAIROBI, Kenya — Heavily armed Gunmen have killed at least 8 Kenyan policemen in an ambush attack occurred on Saturday in Turkana county in the north-west of east African Country,... FULL STORY »

Burkina Faso’s President ‘Ousted’ as Military chief Gen Honore Traore take over

OUAGADOUGOUO, Burkina Faso – Thousands of people took to the streets of Ouagadougou, (Burkina Faso’s Capital) on Friday demanding President Blaise Compaoré to resign. However,... FULL STORY »

Uganda Sends Fresh Troops to Somalia in an effort to stabilize th...

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda has started sending 2,700 new troops to war-torn Somalia, a military spokesman said on Tuesday, as African Union peacekeeping troops continue efforts to stabilize the... FULL STORY »

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