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February 11, 2024

Two killed in protest against election postponement in Senegal

The two persons were killed as police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Senegal.

Protest in Senegal, Macky Sall
November 22, 2023

Pope meets relatives of Hamas hostages,  Palestinian prisoners; calls for peace 

On October 7, Hamas carried out a deadly cross-border attack, which saw about 1200 Israelis dead and over 240 taken hostage. 

POPE FRANCIS
August 11, 2023

Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg fight in Rome to be broadcast live on Twitter, Meta

The X CEO, via his X page, revealed that the fight would be managed by the foundations of him and Mr Zuckerberg, not the UFC.

Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg
July 26, 2023

Coup in Niger Republic; President Bazoum held inside palace: Report

“We have decided, after having taken the president, to dissolve the constitution,” said a uniformed officer.

President Mohamed Bazoum
April 24, 2023

60 killed in Burkina Faso as men in military uniform attack village

“The wounded have been evacuated and are currently being taken care of within our health facilities,” he added.

Burkina Faso soldiers
March 27, 2023

DR Congo militia executes 17 hostages

The CODECO militia, one of many armed groups in DR Congo, is being blamed by locals for the execution.

DRC's CODECO militia
January 17, 2023

Somalia captured key port from al Shabaab: Defence Minister

Somalia’s government-led forces have captured an al Shabaab stronghold on the Indian Ocean coast.

Somali soldiers
January 16, 2023

Fifty women kidnapped in Burkina Faso

Suspected jihadists have kidnapped at least 50 women in Burkina Faso.

Armed Jihadists in Burkinafaso
December 5, 2022

Anxious football fans hold vigil for hospitalised Pele

“We are a spiritual force praying for the sporting idol as he wages one of the toughest battles of his life,” fan Marcos Bispo dos Santos told AFP.

A composite of Pele in the hospital and Fans in vigil outside Hospital used to illustrate the story.
November 8, 2022

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards accused of plotting to kill two journalists in UK

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, accused of being behind the plot, is designated as a terrorist organisation by the U.S. and three countries.

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps