Daily Archives: April 29, 2018

Islamic State Offshoot Stakes Lake Chad Territory

From the shores of Lake Chad, Islamic State’s West African ally is on a mission: winning over the local people.

Digging wells, giving out seeds and fertilizer and providing safe pasture for herders are among …

Ballot boxes open in Africa

Balloting stations have opened their doors for Lebanese expatriates to vote throughout Africa.

The following is the total number of registered voters in Africa: Liberia 211, Sierra Leone 260, Senegal 400, New Guinea 439 and …

Pompeo: Trump Will Exit Iran Deal If It’s Not Fixed

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made clear Sunday that President Donald Trump plans to abrogate the Iran nuclear deal next month unless it is “fixed” to the U.S. liking.

Pompeo, in the Middle East …

A Unique Window on Being Queer in Nigeria

Whenever I was with her, I was open. I could talk … my sexuality does not define who I am.

These words are from a new book, “She Called Me Woman: Nigeria’s Queer Women Speak.”…

SOUTH AFRICA: SEVEN KILLED IN RAILWAY LEVEL CROSSING CRASH

BLACKHEATH (WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA)– The Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) is investigating the collision at Buttskop Level Crossing in Blackheath, which claimed the lives of seven people on Friday morning.

The regulator dispatched inspectors to …