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Nigerian warplanes have struck suspected Boko Haram camps in the country’s northeast as part of an ongoing military offensive against the armed group. Troops used jets and helicopters on Friday to hit targets in their biggest military campaign since Boko Haram launched a revolt almost four years ago. The air raids, which began after President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency in [...]
In sub-Saharan Africa, many economies are growing briskly, thanks to the continentâs abundant natural resources and global commodities boom. Development experts say revenues from minerals, oil and gas could help many countries fund much needed roads, bridges, dams and other infrastructure. A recent report by the Africa Progress Panel, a group of influential business and political leaders, says thereâs great potential in the continentâs extractive wealth â but also many challenges. …
Less than five days after the Nigerian armed forces began a massive attack on militants in the north, Nigeria’s Department of Defense says 65 suspected Boko Haram militants have been arrested and ten have been killed.
The Nigerian military says Boko Haram militants are fleeing their camps. Some are in search of fuel while others are running from the armed forces that are attacking the camps.
This comes after Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Tuesday declared a …
Thousands of elderly Kenyans are awaiting reparations for colonial-era abuses as their lawyers enter the final stages of negotiations with the British Foreign Office.
Amidst the Kenyan struggle for independence decades ago, the Mau Mau resistance movement launched a guerrilla war against the British colonial administration. Hundreds of thousands accused of participating in the uprising were detained, tortured or executed by the colonial government.
Last October, the …
The Horn of Africa has been ravaged by war and famine for decades, and now one of Somalia’s regions, hopes to become an independent state. Somaliland sits on the Gulf of Aden and is officially regarded as an autonomous region of Somalia. The two were, however, separate until 1960. During the civil war in the [...]
By Xola Potelwa RUSTENBURG, South Africa | Fri May 17, 2013 8:32am EDT RUSTENBURG, South Africa (Reuters) – The leader of South Africa’s biggest platinum mining union threatened on Friday to bring Africa’s No. 1 economy “to a standstill” and demanded a meeting with President Jacob Zuma, ramping up the rhetoric in an 18-month labor [...]
Children treated after attack in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is treating survivors of an attack on Mpeti in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The village, which is home to around [...]
Communique of the 376th meeting of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) on the situation in Madagascar
Communique of the 376th meeting of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) on the situation in Madagascar ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 376th meeting held in Addis Ababa, on 16 May 2013, [...]
Press statement of the 376th PSC meeting on the situation in Mali ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 376thmeeting held on 16May 2013, was briefed by the Commissioner for Peace and Security on the latest developments in [...]
Spindelegger: “Nigeria needs dialogue between the religions” / Vice-Chancellor concerned about escalation of violence in Nigeria
Spindelegger: “Nigeria needs dialogue between the religions” / Vice-Chancellor concerned about escalation of violence in Nigeria VIENNA, Austria, May 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Austrian Vice-Chancellor and Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger expressed his concern about the escalation of violence in Nigeria over the past few days and weeks that has caused more [...]
Psychosocial Course Aims to Heal Scars Caused by Libyan Conflict GENEVA, Switzerland, May 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – IOM, in partnership with Tripoli University, has completed a six-month course for 31 Libyan health, educational and social experts on how to cope with psychological reactions in the aftermath of 2011 Libyan conflict. The [...]
IOM Supports Migration and Development Policy Process in Namibia GENEVA, Switzerland, May 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – IOM Namibia, in cooperation with the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration, has organized a workshop on migration and development in Walvis Bay, Namibia. The May 15th-17th event, financed by the IOM Development Fund, was [...]
Youth Forum to address Africa’s transformational agenda as AU marks golden jubilee ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The month of May will be marked by celebrations to mark 50 years since the establishment of the Organization for African Unity, now the African Union, around the theme: “Pan [...]
MSF hospital in South Sudan targeted and purposefully damaged to render it inoperative LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) strongly condemns the destruction at its hospital in Pibor town, South Sudan, purposefully conducted to render the hospital inoperative. This leaves around 100,000 people, who had fled [...]