Category archives for: Africa

3 Spanish soldiers wounded and 3 dead in explosion in Djibouti

Three Spanish Air Force personals injured in the grenade attack early this morning in Djibouti, which killed three people and injured at least 20. Spaniards were having dinner at La Chaumiere, a downtown restaurant in town, along with soldiers of other nationalities when two Somali threw grenades and blew themselves up using vests carrying explosives. […]

At least 30 killed in an alleged attack by Boko Haram

boko haram

At least 30 people have been killed in another attack allegedly perpetrated today by the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram. The attack has been committed in the town of Shawa, in northern Nigeria, as reported by some witnesses Leadership local newspaper that described a group of armed men stormed the town early this morning for […]

Nigeria and 4 neighboring countries declare war on Boko Haram

African nations declare war on Boko Haram

Nigeria and its four neighboring countries have joined hands and declared war against the terrorist group Boko Haram. The collation will be supported by France, the U.S. and UK, to help to rescue more than 200 girls abducted by this organization. That was the main conclusion of the summit convened in Paris by French President […]

A French journalist dies in eastern Central African Republic

Camille Lepage

The first time I called the paper hardly heard what counted. It sounded far, far away, no doubt. Camille Lepage, French, 26, was given an International section number and one passerby broke the phone in hand. The photojournalist, born in Angers, was in Juba, capital of South Sudan, newborn African country. March 2013 and ran […]

International forces looking for the kidnapped girls in Nigeria

girls kidnapped by Boko Haram

A multinational group of experts in espionage and intelligence are in Nigerian territory to cooperate in the search for the more than 200 students, ages 17 and 18, kidnapped on 14 April by the radical group Boko Haram. In the same work U.S. drone flying over the African country are engaged, as acknowledged by a […]

Boko Haram wants to exchange militia for kidnapped girls

girls kidnapped by Boko Haram

Boko Haram on Monday has sent a video to the French Agence France Presse in which their leader Abubakar Shekau in Nigeria wants the release of members of the criminal gang in exchange for releasing the more than 200 young students kidnapped the April 14. In the video Shekau says that women have already been […]

Army and Rebels Accuse Each Other for Breaking Peace Deal in South Sudan

Salva Kiir and Riek Machar

The Government of Southern Sudan President Salva Kiir and the followers of the former vice president Riek Machar rebels have accused each other of violating ceasefire signed on Friday and came into force on Saturday. The army spokesman Philip Aguer, explained in a statement to Reuters that government forces have been attacked in two positions […]

Leaders of South Sudan Agreed to Stop Violence

Salva Kiir and Riek Machar

The president of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, and the rebel leader, Riek Machar, signed Friday night in Addis Ababa agreement of ceasefire to stop the violence that has plagued the youngest country in the world for nearly five months. Kiir and Machar agreed to respect the ceasefire after coming face to face for the first […]

Mandela ‘s party validates the absolute majority

South Africa Elections 2014

The African National Congress (ANC) has renewed its absolute majority in the general elections held in South Africa on Thursday. With 80% of the vote, the formation got 62.73% of the vote, 3.5 points less than in the elections five years ago. President Jacob Zuma will be reelected and hassle for a second term and […]

Jewish Pilgrimage to Griba Synagogue Opens a Political Crisis in Tunisia

jewish temple tunisia

Jewish pilgrimage this year to the ancient synagogue Griba on the Tunisian island of Djerba, has caused a political crisis that called on the intervention of the president to appease on the ever contentious relationship with the Jews. Tunisia does not have diplomatic relations with Israel and was protected headquarters of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) […]

“Soldiers Killed Them All” says a Report on South Sudan

human rights violations in South Sudan

Makuar is 88 years, according to the account given to Amnesty International (AI). Lives in Bentiu, the capital of Unity State, in northwest South Sudan. On 10 January, nearly a month after the violence from taking over much of the country and due to the onslaught of government soldiers near his home, he chose to […]

Boko Haram kidnapped eight girls from a village in northeast Nigeria


The terrorist group Boko Haram last April 14 abducted 276 girls and young students of a boarding school in northeastern Nigeria has struck again. This Monday night, armed men allegedly members of the Islamist sect entered the village of Warabe aboard two vehicles and gunpoint kidnapped eight other girls aged 12 and 15, who were […]


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