Sunday, June 20, 2021

Africa

June 19, 2021

Buhari asks African leaders to apply pressure on Mali’s military junta to restore democracy

“Pressures are needed to ensure that the transition process in Mali, which is halfway to its conclusion, is not aborted.”

Gen Buhari
June 17, 2021

Ex-Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda dies at 97

The Zambian government has declared 21 days of national mourning with flags flying at half mast and all entertainment events suspended.

June 17, 2021

Ex-president Gbagbo returns to Côte d’Ivoire after 10-year exile

Former president of Côte d’Ivoire, Laurent Gbagbo, has boarded a flight in Brussels to return home for the first time since he was ousted from power in 2011.

June 16, 2021

Storm kills two, injures three in Cameroon

The violent wind uprooted an old tree and it fell on a car that was carrying five people.

thunderstorms
June 16, 2021

Seven killed in taxi shooting

At least seven persons have been killed in taxi-related shootings, reveals South Africa’s Public Transport and Road Infrastructure.

minibus-taxi-johannesburg
June 15, 2021

Chadian herdsmen in reprisal kill 14 farmers in Central African Republic

A Central Africa official declared: “we can’t keep allowing foreigners to come and kill Central Africans on their land.”

Armed herdsmen
June 15, 2021

Nigerians storm South African station over extra judicial killing by police officer

One of the police officers from the Newcastle Police Station was said to have killed the man without provocation.

protest against xenophobia
June 15, 2021

Somalia: 15 soldiers die in suicide bombing

“The casualties were mostly recruits joining the Somali National Army (SNA).”

June 14, 2021

President Suluhu-Hassan directs Bank of Tanzania to prepare for digital currency

“We don’t want to be caught unawares or find out later that our citizens are ahead of us.”

President Suluhu-Hassan and Cryptocurrency
June 14, 2021

Zambian President Edgar Lungu slumps in public

Mr Lungu, 64, is campaigning for another term with elections coming up in August.

Edgar Lungu