Cardinal John Onaiyekan, the archbishop of Abuja, has sharply criticized Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari this week over the country’s notorious insecurity.
Members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a Boko Haram offshoot, are employing their growing power and influence to establish a “jihadist pro-state” in northern Nigeria, a non-governmental organization (NGO) reported this week.
BERLIN (AP) – Germany’s culture minister says the country is returning to Namibia a centuries-old stone cross, even though it was originally of European origin, as a gesture of reconciliation.
Terrorists believed to be affiliated with al-Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab are demanding a $1.5 million ransom to release two Cuban slave doctors abducted in April, Kenyan elders sent to Somalia to negotiation for their release said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, DC — Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), during a House panel hearing on Thursday, complained that U.S. President Donald Trump has dramatically intensified American airstrikes in her native Somalia that have killed hundreds of members of the al-Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab.
WASHINGTON, DC — Russia, the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), and other jihadis are expected to benefit from the chaotic conditions in Libya fueled by Moscow-backed renegade Gen. Khalifa Haftar’s ongoing offensive to take the capital of Tripoli from the internationally-recognized government.
A former Somali military commander who was accused of committing war crimes in the 1980s was reportedly spotted driving for Uber in Virginia. Yusuf Abdi Ali has been living in the United States since he was deported from Canada following an investigation into his alleged war crimes by the CBC.
A spokesperson for Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta denied rumors on Monday that he is missing, chastising Kenyatta’s social media followers for showing a lack of respect to the country’s leader.
The government of Zambia held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday for a memorial to the dozens of Chinese workers who died building the Tanzania-Zambia Railway (TAZARA) in the 1970s.
Leah Sharibu – the last girl from Dapchi, Nigeria, kept in Boko Haram captivity after a mass abduction in 2018 – will turn 16 Tuesday as a hostage after refusing to convert from Christianity to Islam.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday defended a military operation to free hostages held in Burkina Faso that left two French special forces officers dead.
An American Christian couple is pleading with the Kenyan government to return their critically ill three-year-old child after a mob of about 11 people, allegedly organized by the state-run adoption, agency kidnapped him from his home in Nairobi last month, Breitbart News recently learned.
A Tanzanian archbishop has called upon his countrymen to reject homosexuality and abortion as new forms of Western “colonialism.”
OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO (AFP) – Gunmen killed a priest and five church-goers during mass on Sunday in an attack on a Catholic church in Dablo, northern Burkina Faso, security sources and local official said.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Spanish authorities say 52 migrants have climbed a guarded fence to gain entry into Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco.
The national electric grid in Nigeria suffered at least two significant failures this week, plunging Africa’s most populous country into darkness amid scorching heat.
Uganda launched a campaign early this week to attract thousands of Chinese tourists amid concerns Beijing will seize some of the African country’s sovereign assets over its rising public debt fueled by the Asian giant’s Belt and Road Initiative.
Just about every nation in the Western world is grappling with a demographic crisis of one sort or another, as are major Asian powers like Japan and China.
South Africa’s hotly contested election began with a literal blaze, as six especially fiery voters set an election official’s car on fire in Ganyesa on Monday.
A Nigerian cardinal said this weekend that mass emigration out of his country is a sure sign that political leadership has failed.
Rwanda finally laid to rest over the weekend the remains of nearly 85,000 genocide victims found in an estimated 143 mass graves beneath residential homes a month after the African country commemorated the 25th anniversary of the April 1994 slaughter.
The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is “worsening” and has already killed more than 1,000 people, fueling a disconcerting number of cases in recent days, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) revealed over the weekend, echoing other global health groups.
Libyan strongman Gen. Khalifa Haftar has accused Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj of sending Islamic State jihadists to an Italian military hospital for treatment without informing the Italian mission.
The Islamic State (ISIS) has taken credit for an attack against the forces of Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar, which took place before dawn on Saturday in Sebha, in southern Libya.
Terrorist groups such as the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and the Taliban in recent days made their annual call to arms as Ramadan approaches, claiming Allah exceptionally rewards martyrdom during the holy month.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) reportedly used Chinese-made drones to launch deadly airstrikes on Tripoli on behalf of Libyan renegade Gen. Khalifa Haftar, military analysts alleged Thursday.
The United States on Thursday opened a remarkably large and expensive embassy in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, a structure described by the U.S. ambassador as a symbol of America’s commitment to the people of Zimbabwe after decades of sanctions intended to weaken the heinous regime of longtime dictator Robert Mugabe. With help from Japan, the U.S. is competing with China for influence in post-Mugabe Zimbabwe.
Islamic State jihadis have made inroads with Islamic terrorists in the Democratic Republic of Congo as the central African country reels from a worsening Ebola virus outbreak, which has already infected and killed hundreds.
There is significant Islamist ideological overlap between the worldwide Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and some of the world’s most murderous jihadi groups — the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and al-Qaeda, Breitbart News learned from the Counter Extremism Project (CEP).
Amnesty International (AI) issued a report on Monday stating that security agents and inmates at two prisons in Borno State, Nigeria, were sexually abusing women and children. Nigerian officials dismissed the allegations as baseless and described them as a “malicious” effort to undermine the morale of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN).