Boko Haram terror attacks claim 60 lives in Nigeria; media accuses Nigerian government of aiding terror outfit

Boko Haram terror attacks claim 60 lives in Nigeria; media accuses Nigerian government of aiding terror outfit

Abuja: While there are indications of the counter-terrorism action intensifying in the African continent, the attacks by the terrorist organisations in the region have also been observed to have increased. In the last few days,  Boko Haram attacks in the Borno State of Nigeria claimed 60 lives. The victims include 16 farmers and more than […]

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US may soon announce cuts in military deployment in Africa, considering rise in threat from Russia and China

US may soon announce cuts in military deployment in Africa, considering rise in threat from Russia and China

Washington: The US Congress and think tanks have been warning against the Russian, and Chinese threat to US security observed to be rising by the day. Given the threat, the United States has prepared to withdraw its soldiers from the African continent. While dispensing this information, the Pentagon officials clarified the United States’ position regarding […]

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Cholera outbreak: Kills 175 people in Nigeria, more than 10,000 possibly infected

Cholera outbreak: Kills 175 people in Nigeria, more than 10,000 possibly infected

Abuja: Northeast Nigeria is currently witnessing a major outbreak of Cholera and the virus has reportedly infected more than 10,000 people. The virus has claimed 175 lives already while the actual numbers are feared may be much higher than the ones reported. Nigeria is the third country hit by the Cholera outbreak, and 50 people […]

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More than 150 killed in Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, WHO fears the situation might deteriorate due to rebels

More than 150 killed in Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, WHO fears the situation might deteriorate due to rebels

Kinshasa: Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) in Africa has been hit by an Ebola epidemic for the second time in six months. The epidemic is on a rampage in the eastern part of the country and has already claimed 159 lives. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed fear that the situation may worsen […]

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60 al Shabaab militants killed in US air attacks in Somalia, African command claims it to be the biggest operation of the year

60 al Shabaab militants killed in US air attacks in Somalia, African command claims it to be the biggest operation of the year

Mogadishu/Washington: 60 al Shabaab militants have been killed in the operation carried out by the United States in Somalia. The African Command of the US Defence Forces has given this information and has said that it was that biggest air raid of the year. The US officials said that this was in retaliation of the […]

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Gruesome conflict in Libya takes 100 lives; future of more than 500,000 children hangs in balance

Gruesome conflict in Libya takes 100 lives; future of more than 500,000 children hangs in balance

Tripoli: The gruesome conflict in the Libyan capital, Tripoli has so far taken more than 100 lives and 400 have been reported injured. This conflict between the supporters of the United Nations-approved government and the rebel groups has intensified over the last few days. The UNICEF, a United Nations organisation, has claimed that the future […]

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400 prisoners escape from prison in Libya, emergency declared due to this escape of Gaddafi supporters

400 prisoners escape from prison in Libya, emergency declared due to this escape of Gaddafi supporters

Tripoli: 406 prisoners succeeded in escaping from the prison in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Sunday. The prisoners who escaped from the prison taking advantage of the ongoing conflict in Libya, are all said to be supporters of former Dictator, Muammar Gaddafi. The Libyan government, alarmed by this, have declared an emergency in Libya […]

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20 killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria; the rise in terrorist activities increase concerns

20 killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria; the rise in terrorist activities increase concerns

Abuja: While there are indications of intensifying the counter-terrorism campaigns by the African countries along with the United States and European countries, it has been observed that the terrorist organisations have also intensified their activities. At least 20 people were killed in the attack carried out by Boko Haram in the Borno State of Nigeria. […]

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The extent of US ‘Secret Wars’ in Africa widens, claims a US website

The extent of US ‘Secret Wars’ in Africa widens, claims a US website

Washington/Niger: The United States has lost six soldiers in Africa in the last one year. It is said that there were four commandos among them. A website has claimed that these commandos were killed in the ‘Secret Wars’ started by the United States in the African continent. This goes to show the activities of ‘Africom’ […]

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