Cameroon: Boko Haram training camp dismantled

Cameroon: Boko Haram training camp dismantled

Cameroon's defense forces Saturday discovered and dismantled an important training camp belonging to the Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram located in the town of Guirvidik. The camp ...

Egypt’s intelligence chief sacked

Egypt’s intelligence chief sacked

Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah al-Sissi on Sunday sacked the Head of the General Intelligence Services, General Mohamed Farid Tihami, security source in Cairo informed the African ...

300 Gambian migrants arrested in Angola

300 Gambian migrants arrested in Angola

Some 300 Gambians have been rounded up in Angola as part of a massive police crackdown on illegal migrants, APA can report on Sunday.The raid, which began on Friday is said to be ...

Gambian media ‘not free

Gambian media ‘not free

The Executive Secretary of The Gambia Press Union (GPU) Gibairu Janneh, has disclosed, that his country's media is rated ''not free'' by a 2014 report resulting from an annual study ...

Mandela swindled me – Winnie

Mandela swindled me – Winnie

Winnie Madekizela-Mandela has launched a blistering attack on her former husband, the late Nelson Mandela who she accused of cheating her out of retaining a 250 acre ancestral land ...

Nigerian press on election fund, killing of insurgents…

Nigerian press on election fund, killing of insurgents…

The raising of $182 million by the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2015 general election, the establishment of 200 driver's license offices, and the support for the ...

Egypt agrees to reopen Rafah crossing

Egypt agrees to reopen Rafah crossing

The authorities in Egypt have agreed to reopen the Rafah border crossing with Palestine for two days beginning on Sunday.The Palestinian Embassy in Cairo announced on Saturday that ...

Cameroon: Boko Haram training camp dismantled

Cameroon's defense forces Saturday discovered and dismantled an important training camp belonging to the Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram located in the town of Guirvidik. The camp in the far north of Cameroon was specialized in the training of 15 year old children, security sources told APA on Sunday. The camp, managed by 45 “instructors�, counted a hundred children who were, for the most, taught how ...

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Egypt’s intelligence chief sacked

Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah al-Sissi on Sunday sacked the Head of the General Intelligence Services, General Mohamed Farid Tihami, security source in Cairo informed the African Press Agency.The position was given to General Khaled Fawzi, previously Senior Vice President of the Intelligence unit, a branch of the General Intelligence Service. According to sources, General Tihami was dismissed for health ...

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300 Gambian migrants arrested in Angola

Some 300 Gambians have been rounded up in Angola as part of a massive police crackdown on illegal migrants, APA can report on Sunday.The raid, which began on Friday is said to be continuing on Sunday as Gambians are targeted by the security forces who are attempting to clear the capital Luanda of illegal migrants. According to online reports, the massive crackdown is being carried out by the police, ...

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Gambian media ‘not free

The Executive Secretary of The Gambia Press Union (GPU) Gibairu Janneh, has disclosed, that his country's media is rated ''not free'' by a 2014 report resulting from an annual study on the climate of press freedom in all countries in the world, by International Press Freedom Campaigners.The report seen by {APA } on Saturday which have three categories, (Free, Partially free and Not free) classified some ...

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Mandela swindled me – Winnie

Winnie Madekizela-Mandela has launched a blistering attack on her former husband, the late Nelson Mandela who she accused of cheating her out of retaining a 250 acre ancestral land in Qunu. {The Mail on Sunday} quoted the 78-year old Mrs Mandela as saying that the land in question was given to her as a gift following her marriage to the late anti-aparthied activist and former president. Winnie who is suing ...

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Nigerian press on election fund, killing of insurgents…

The raising of $182 million by the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2015 general election, the establishment of 200 driver's license offices, and the support for the opposition by the north were some of the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Sunday.This Day reported that it was a rain of Naira Saturday in Abuja as PDP realized more than $182 million at its fund-raising dinner towards ...

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Egypt agrees to reopen Rafah crossing

The authorities in Egypt have agreed to reopen the Rafah border crossing with Palestine for two days beginning on Sunday.The Palestinian Embassy in Cairo announced on Saturday that Egypt will begin allowing access to the crossing on Sunday for the return of stranded travelers and humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip. The embassy which also explained that the temporary measure will end on Monday indicated that ...

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Kidnapped wealthy Mozambican businessman released

Police authorities in Mozambique have announce the released of a wealthy businessman, who was abducted last month in down town Maputo, APa observes here on Saturday.Private television station, STv reported that Mohamed Bachir Suleman, who had been accused by the U.S. government of being an international drug baron, was freed by his kidnappers on Friday. The station quotes Interior Minister Alberto Mondlane ...

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Mozambique: Torrential rains kill five

Mozambican authorities have said at least five people have been killed after torrential rains pounded the capital Maputo before sweeping away homes and roads eraly in the week. Maputo mayor, David Simango, who visited the affected neighborhoods was quoted by private television station STv as saying pople living in flood-prone areas of the coastal city would be moved to safe zones. "For those families who ...

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S/African minister welcomes arrest of 16 rhino-horn smugglers in Prague

South African Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has welcomed the arrest of 16 members of a rhino horn smuggling syndicate in Prague, Czech Republic.Molewa said on Friday that the recent arrests of the criminals confirmed that the killing of South Africa's rhino for their horns was linked to international crime syndicates. “The government is therefore committed to continue working with our ...

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