The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a breakaway faction of Boko Haram, marked one year of holding 15-year-old Nigerian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu hostage after her abduction, refusing to free her because she would not renounce her Christian faith and convert to Islam.
The main opposition party in Nigeria on Monday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of urging “jungle justice” by ordering the police and armed forces to be “ruthless” with any attempts to tamper with the vote, following the last-minute decision by the country’s top electoral body to postpone the general election by a week to February 23.
Political correctness is the only thing holding society back from declaring abortion THE hate crime of our era, according to the redoubtable archbishop of Durban, South Africa.
A group of Islamic terrorists opened fire on a customs post in southern Burkina Faso Friday, slaying a missionary priest as well as four customs officials, Vatican News reported Saturday.
An estimated 274 babies are killed each day on average in just ten countries located in the Middle East and Africa where children are believed to be most affected by armed conflict, the non-governmental organization (NGO) Save the Children revealed in a report on Friday.
Nigerian opposition leaders are already challenging Saturday’s presidential election by claiming over a million foreigners and “ghost voters” are registered to vote and the electoral commission has done little to clean up the roles.
The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a Boko Haram offshoot, claimed responsibility for a deadly attack this week on a state governor’s election motorcade in Nigeria that may have involved some beheadings days before people in the African country head to the polls on Saturday.
The United Nations reported on Wednesday that a measles outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has killed at least a hundred children since the beginning of the year, adding to a medical and security crisis that already included Ebola, cholera, and factional violence that makes it difficult for doctors to treat any of the deadly diseases.
One of the three schoolgirls who flew from London in 2015 to join the Islamic State in Syria and become a so-called Jihadi bride has re-emerged in a refugee camp, and wants to return to the United Kingdom to give birth.
Only two of the more than 70 candidates running for president in the upcoming February 16 elections have a real shot at winning in Nigeria, home to the largest democracy in Africa, according to various reports.
Pope Francis spoke out against human trafficking Sunday, calling it a modern form of human slavery.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, on the same day that the African country’s forces clashed with Boko Haram, repeated the false allegation it has made on various occasions of having “successfully defeated” the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL)-linked jihadi group, claiming that the nation is now facing a new “global insurgency.”
(AFP) — A Tunisian court has sentenced seven jihadists to life in prison over attacks at a museum and on a beach in 2015 that killed 60 people, many of them British tourists, prosecutors said on Saturday.
Somali fishing communities have expressed concerns that a “debt trap diplomacy”-linked deal between their government and China has granted Beijing a license to exploit their livelihoods legally, Radio France Internationale (RFI) reported this week.
American troops are helping African countries combat the “environmental degradation” allegedly stoking violence and fueling overall political, economic, and social unrest on the continent, a top U.S. general noted in an annual assessment of United States military activities in Africa.
WASHINGTON, DC — China is using its One Belt One Road (OBOR) project as a tool to expand its financial and military influence across Latin America and Africa, the two American commanders respectively charged with overseeing United States military activities in those regions cautioned on Thursday.
China confirmed this week that its government has written off almost $80 million in debt from Cameroon following pressure from Chinese journalists who uncovered the deal.
Armed soldiers in Zimbabwe stormed a private medical facility to assault and arrest wounded patients accused of participating in recent anti-government protests, a local NGO revealed over the weekend, warning of potentially “massive crimes against humanity” at the hands of the government.
MILAN (AP) – The Italian Coast Guard says that the ship operated by the German NGO Sea-Watch will not be allowed to leave port due to safety violations.
Violence at the hands of Boko Haram, which killed at least 60 civilians in its latest attack on the northeastern Nigerian city of Rann this week, forced 30,000 people from the region to flee into Cameroon last weekend, the United Nations revealed on Wednesday.
Federal police in Zimbabwe on Tuesday reportedly confirmed the arrest of “36 children” accused of participating in the recent wave of deadly violence that has plagued some parts of the African country.
Two soldiers in eastern DR Congo have died after catching Ebola in an outbreak that has killed hundreds in the region, army and health sources said on Tuesday.
Sun Yaoheng became the first Chinese police chief of the South African municipality of Johannesburg and is currently in charge of a staff of over 7,600 people, a testament to the growing presence of people from China, Africa’s largest trading partner, the state-run People’s Daily newspaper reported Monday.
Contents: Reformulation of daily World View articles; George Soros speech at Davos marks significant global shift against China; Soros’s history with the Nazis and with China; China is baffled by Soros’s speech; China’s genocide and ethnic cleansing of Muslim Uighurs
A spokeswoman for the federal Nigeria Police Force (NPS) recently urged gay people in the country to flee or face prosecution under the Same-Sex Prohibition Act, warning that it will not condone any violation of that law “no matter how small,” several Nigerian news outlets reported on Wednesday.
Beijing reportedly launched a tourism project Tuesday as part of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) expected to bring at least 350 Chinese tourists each month into chaos-ridden Zimbabwe, a nation gripped by bloody unrest triggered by the government raising fuel prices to the highest in the world.
Boko Haram jihadis have set ablaze a total of 1,125 churches and other religious structures belonging to just one Christian denomination in Nigeria since the terrorist group launched an uprising for Islamist rule in the African country in 2009, Rev. Joel Billi, the leader of the victimized group known as the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria, reportedly revealed this week.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration this week accused members of the opposition of mobilizing the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL)-linked Boko Haram.
Police in Zimbabwe blocked activists representing the estimated 20,000 Ndebele tribe people killed in a 1980s genocide known as “Gukurahundi” from bringing a case to court against the current government for its role in the event on Tuesday, claiming their attempt to request a permit for their assembly was illegal.
The more than 600 people confirmed to have contracted Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in what is already the largest outbreak in that country’s history and the second deadliest ever recorded, could “double,” the director of a non-governmental organization (NGO) reportedly predicted over the weekend.