French forces issue stern warning to northern Mali terror groups

French forces issue stern warning to northern Mali terror groups

The French-led counter-terror operation in Mali, Barkhane on Sunday issued a firm warning to the terrorist groups active in northern Mali, declaring that their criminal acts ...

Selection of opposition presidential candidate dominates Ghanaian press

Selection of opposition presidential candidate dominates Ghanaian press

The Ghanaian press was on Monday awash with the election of Nana Akufo Addo as the person to lead the largest opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2016 general elections. ...

Guineans extol Gambia anti-Ebola contribution to Conakry

Guineans extol Gambia anti-Ebola contribution to Conakry

Members of the Guinean community in The Gambia have expressed gratitude and appreciation to President Yahya Jammeh, for donating $500,000 toward combating the deadly Ebola epidemic ...

Nigerian media spotlights militants’ truce violation

Nigerian media spotlights militants’ truce violation

The Nigerian media on Sunday headlined the ceasefire violation by Boko Haram after its insurgents attacked communities in Borno State.The Guardian reported that news of a possible ...

Somalia: Troops clash with Shabaab, four killed

Somalia: Troops clash with Shabaab, four killed

Four people have been confirmed killed in fierce fighting between Somali government forces and Shabaab militants in Showle village, 20km south of Beledweyne district in the Hiran ...

Access to sanitation in Nigeria stands at 41% – official

Access to sanitation in Nigeria stands at 41% – official

The Director, Water Quality Control and Sanitation of Nigeria's Ministry of Water Resources, Mr. Samuel Ome, says that basic access to sanitation in Nigeria still stands at 41 ...

Boko Haram violates truce deal – report

Boko Haram violates truce deal – report

Boko Haram has been accused of violating the terms of a recent truce deal after its insurgents launched a series of attacks on two communities in the northern Nigerian state of ...

French forces issue stern warning to northern Mali terror groups

The French-led counter-terror operation in Mali, Barkhane on Sunday issued a firm warning to the terrorist groups active in northern Mali, declaring that their criminal acts thwarting people's freedom and claiming the lives of peacekeepers shall not go unpunished. The Sahel region-focused operation made the warning in a statement published on the heels of the killing of UN peacekeepers deployed in the ...

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Selection of opposition presidential candidate dominates Ghanaian press

The Ghanaian press was on Monday awash with the election of Nana Akufo Addo as the person to lead the largest opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2016 general elections. Ghana's most circulated newspaper Daily Graphic published a banner “Nana wins landslide victory- to lead NPP for third time “and reported that two time presidential candidate of the NPP Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, last Saturday ...

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Guineans extol Gambia anti-Ebola contribution to Conakry

Members of the Guinean community in The Gambia have expressed gratitude and appreciation to President Yahya Jammeh, for donating $500,000 toward combating the deadly Ebola epidemic ravaging their country.In an exclusive interview with APA on Sunday Mamudou Barry a Guinean who has been living in The Gambia for more than ten years, said the gesture could not have been timelier. According to him, it confirms ...

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Nigerian media spotlights militants’ truce violation

The Nigerian media on Sunday headlined the ceasefire violation by Boko Haram after its insurgents attacked communities in Borno State.The Guardian reported that news of a possible ceasefire arising from an agreement between the federal government and Boko Haram created a buzz in the US over the weekend as government officials, Congressmen and the American media responded differently but with equal ...

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Somalia: Troops clash with Shabaab, four killed

Four people have been confirmed killed in fierce fighting between Somali government forces and Shabaab militants in Showle village, 20km south of Beledweyne district in the Hiran Region of central Somalia.Somali military spokesman Osman Gedi said on Sunday that three of the dead were insurgents while one government soldier died following Saturday's surprise attack by the militants. Geddi claimed Shabaab ...

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Access to sanitation in Nigeria stands at 41% – official

The Director, Water Quality Control and Sanitation of Nigeria's Ministry of Water Resources, Mr. Samuel Ome, says that basic access to sanitation in Nigeria still stands at 41 percent coverage.Ome told journalists on Saturday in Abuja that more than 33 million people practise open defecation in Nigeria. Ome, who is also the Chairman, National Task Group on Sanitation, lamented that open defecation was still ...

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Boko Haram violates truce deal – report

Boko Haram has been accused of violating the terms of a recent truce deal after its insurgents launched a series of attacks on two communities in the northern Nigerian state of Borno on Friday. Nigeria�s Punch newspaper reported on Sunday that about 20 Boko Haram fighters in two pick-up vans stormed Maikadiri in Abadam Local Government Area in northern part of Borno State on Friday evening, shooting into ...

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S/Leone: National Ebola response unit dissolved

Sierra Leone's President has dissolved the body responsible for managing the country's fight against Ebola and sacked its coordinator.The Emergency Operations Center has been renamed the National Ebola Response Center (NERC) and it will be headed by a Chief Executive Officer. The country's Defence minister, Rtd Alfred Paulo Conte, has been appointed to the position. According to a statement Saturday ...

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S/Leone: Youth trained on Ebola sensitization

About 100 youths are being trained on ways to handle suspected Ebola cases, as part of effort to tackle growing number of infections in Sierra Leone.A civil society group called Democracy Sierra Leone is championing the cause. Its director, Alhaji Warisay, said containing the contagion will require proactive action and that young people are central to this. Mr Warisay told the opening session of the training ...

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Sudanese rebels claims killing 21 gov’t soldiers in Darfur

Sudanese rebel forces have claimed killing 21 government soldiers in the troubled region of Darfur in a fresh clashes on Friday.Sudan Liberation Movement, under command of Abdel Wahid El Nur (SLM-AW) in Rokoro, Central Darfur, announced the killing of several government troops and pro-government militiamen during their attack on Friday evening, adding that the Sudanese Air Force has bombed the area in East ...

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