Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Africa General

798 kilograms of drugs were found in cars in Dakar

The Senegal authorities have seized 798 kilograms of drugs hidden in new cars, arrived from Brazil. According to customs, the cocaine was found in 15 cars, which were brought in by boat, when docked in Dakar. It's the latest discovery following...

Brazilian President’s guard arrested with 39 kg cocaine on board

39-kilogram cocaine found on a plane carrying a military troupe to protect Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro while attending the G20 summit in Japan. Following the discovery, a Brazilian Air Force official was arrested when the plane stopped in Seville, Spain. "He...

Tunis shaken by two suicide attacks, One police officer dead

Two suicide bombers attacked police in the Tunis capital of Tunisia, on Thursday killing one officer and wounding at least nine including policemen. The Home Ministry said an attack on the central street of Tunis, one police officer killed and...

20 militants killed in operation with French troops in Mali

A military spokesman in Mali said on Sunday that troops of France and Mali killed 20 militants in a joint operation against terrorist organization in north of the country. Spokesman Col Diarran Kone said the operation was continuing in the...

Uganda allocates $ 205 million to rehabilitate old railway on Kenyan border

The Ugandan government is investing US 205 million in renovating the old railway linking the capital Kampala with Malaba on the Kenyan border after delays in securing funds. Stanley Sendegeya, financial director of the Uganda Railway Authority, said that the...

AFDB concludes its meeting by calling for accelerating regional integration

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Friday concluded its annual meeting in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, with a call to accelerate regional integration in Africa to achieve economic prosperity in the region. "We have had an excellent exchange of views with...

95 people killed in an armed attack on central Malian tribe

At least 95 people have been killed in an armed attack on a central Malian tribe, in a region of ethnic and tribal violence, according to defense ministry officials of Mali. French media, quoting the mayor of the town of...

South African president calls on citizens to deal with climate change seriously

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa urged his countrymen to pay attention to climate change issues and deal with them seriously, stressing that if the country wants to put the interests of the poor, the marginalized and the most vulnerable...

Five popular cuisines celebrated by Africans on their occasion

The African continent is not only rich in culture, music, singing, colors, customs and traditions. It is also characterized by the delicious cuisines that are prevalent in African societies. Although the ingredients of these foods are present in most...

26 people killed in armed groups attack in Central African Republic

More than 26 people were killed while many others were wounded when a group of gunmen attacked two villages in northwestern Central African Republic. United Nations Multi-Dimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission Headquarters to the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), Mankeur Ndiaye said...

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Pakistani Canadians free to report any language in census

Canadian Pakistanis while participating in the Canadian census can report any language they want, including Pakistan’s national language Urdu,...
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