Burkina Faso Leader Laments ‘Dark Stain’ After Attack Kills 24 Soldiers

OUAGADOUGOU – Gunmen killed 24 soldiers in an attack on an army unit in Burkina Faso, the deadliest yet in the West African nation’s fight against Islamist militants, which the president on Tuesday called a “dark stain” on the country’s …

International Organization for Migration (IOM) Director General Visits Cyclone Affected Areas in Mozambique

IOM Director General Antoacute;nio Vitorino is currently on a two-day visit to Mozambique to assess and support the humanitarian response after the country was devastated by two catastrophic storms earlier this year. Cyclone Idai (March) and Cyclone Kenneth (April) affected …

Basketball: Valdelicio returns to Petro de Luanda

The player had some years back joined Petro de Luanda but in 2014 left the club and joined Angola’s Recreativo do Libolo from 2014 to 2017.

In this sportive season, Petro de Luanda will take part in the national championship, …

Regional Climate Forum brings together experts in Luanda

Running under the motto Understand the Earth System to Build Resilience against Recurring Extreme Events in the SADC Region, the Southern Africa Regional Climate Forum (SARCOF-23) is being preceded by a technical forum (PRE-SARCOF ), started Monday 19.

According to …

Official: Southern Somali State Shutters Main City, Airport Ahead of Election

GAROWE, SOMALIA – The southern Somali state of Jubbaland has blocked access to the capital city Kismayo and its main airport ahead of Thursday’s vote to elect a president of the semi-autonomous region, a senior regional official said Tuesday.

“We …

Sudan Forms 11-Member Sovereign Council, Headed by Military Leader

CAIRO – Sudan on Tuesday completed the formation of an 11-member sovereign council that will run the country for a three-year transitional period until elections, a spokesman for the ruling military council told a news conference.

The sovereign council will …