Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Congolese Man and Woman Raped, Beheaded For Serving Militants ‘Forbidden’ Fish

Africa22:37 12.10.2017A man and woman were publicly raped, whipped and beheaded by anti-government rebels in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), before a...

Pentagon: Niger Ambush That Killed Eight the Work of New Daesh Offshoot

Africa22:16 12.10.2017The militants who ambushed and killed four Nigerien soldiers and four US soldiers on the Niger-Mali border earlier in October were Daesh-affiliated, reported...

Anthrax Devastates Namibian National Park, Kills Over a Hundred Hippos

Africa03:56 11.10.2017(updated 10:31 11.10.2017) An estimated 109 hippopotamuses have dropped dead in a Namibian national park, according to park officials, because of anthrax in...

Identities of Three US Green Berets Killed in Niger Released, Fourth Found Dead

Africa00:16 07.10.2017(updated 08:44 07.10.2017) The identities of three of the four US Green Berets killed in Niger have been revealed to the public. The...

Sudan Calls for End to Quarter Century of US Sanctions

Africa01:27 05.10.2017(updated 04:07 05.10.2017) After over two decades of American sanctions, the Sudanese government has called for the US to end its various punitive...

American, Nigerien Soldiers Killed in Ambush in Niger

Africa00:53 05.10.2017(updated 06:30 05.10.2017) Assailants believed to be al-Qaeda affiliated attacked and killed five Nigerien and three United States special forces soldiers in an...

Turkey Opens First-Ever African Base in Somalia to Fight Al-Shabaab

Africa23:18 04.10.2017(updated 03:02 05.10.2017) Turkey has opened its first overseas military base on the African continent, a large training facility in Somalia meant to...

Egypt Seizes Massive Weapons Haul from North Korean Smugglers

Africa23:44 02.10.2017(updated 03:58 03.10.2017) Egyptian port authorities seized a North Korean ship stuffed with rocket propelled grenades (RPGs) that was part of an illegal...

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