Thursday, December 9, 2021

Africa General

Zambia builds 1,000 communication towers funded by China

Zambian Minister of Transport and Communications Brian Mushimba said on Sunday that 600 communications towers were built last year and that another 400 towers will be completed this year across the country with funding of US $ 280 million...

Boat capsizes in Malta, 85 migrants rescued

A Malta patrol boat rescued a group of 85 migrants late Friday night and bring them safe on Saturday morning, the military said. Immigrants, believed to be from North and East Africa, were in a wooden boat facing drowning, the...

British soldier killed during anti-poaching operation in Malawi

"Talbot's death is a reminder of the danger our army faces and it protects some of the most endangered species in the world from those seeking to profit from the criminal killing of wildlife," British Defense Secretary Benny Murdonte...

Daesh admits killing 10 soldiers in Nigeria

The terrorist group Daesh claimed on Saturday it had killed 10 soldiers in an attack on the northern Nigerian town of Magumeri. The terrorist group said the attack on the soldiers was in the town of Borno state on Friday ...

Death toll exceeds 1000 from Ebola in Congo

Death toll from the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) exceeded one thousand on Friday, while attacks on treatment centers have curbed efforts to control the second worst registered outbreak of the virus. The Ministry of Health...

UNICEF says drought threatens 2.3 million people in Angola

A severe drought in Angola has brought 2.3 million people into a food security crisis while thousands of children are being malnourished, according to a report by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Angola's President Joao Lourenco declared a state...

Two Royal Dutch Shell workers kidnapped, escorts killed

A Nigerian police spokesman said on Friday that two Royal Dutch Shell oil workers were kidnapped and the police officers accompanying them were killed in the troubled Delta region. Workers in Rivers State were on their way back from an...

British tourist killed, three kidnapped in northern Nigeria

Two hijackers in Nigeria killed a British woman and a Nigerian man, kidnapped three others in the northern city of Kaduna, local police and the British embassy said on Sunday. Kidnappings are common in Nigeria where abductors target both citizens...

Three killed and Dozens injured in landslides in northern Malawi

Three people were killed and dozens wounded on Sunday in landslides caused by torrential rain in the northern region of Rumfi. According to Radio Africa 1, the heavy rains in the area caused the devastation that destroyed the hills of...

One killed, several wounded after armed attack on hospital in Congo

One person was killed several injured in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) following an armed attack on a hospital in the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak in the country, WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on...

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Breaking: Helicopter carrying Indian Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, wife crashes in Tamil Nadu

An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter with Indian Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat on board crashes near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. Sources...
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