Daily Archives: July 5, 2018

Fair Game? Lions Eat Poachers on S. Africa Reserve

At least three suspected poachers who were apparently hunting for rhinos have been mauled to death and eaten by lions on a game reserve in South Africa, the owner said on Thursday.

The men entered …

Nigeria’s Ruling APC Party Splits Over President Buhari

Nigeria’s ruling party has split after a faction declared that it no longer supports the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, threatening his hopes of a securing a second term in an election scheduled to take …

ICC Issues Second Warrant for Libyan Commander Over Killings

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday issued a second arrest warrant for Mahmoud al-Werfalli, a Libyan National Army (LNA) commander accused of executing dozens of prisoners.

The court said it had reasons …

Ethiopia Fires Prison Officials, Confronts Torture Claims

Ethiopia’s government has fired five prison officials as it confronts allegations of torture and other abuses of inmates as part of a wave of reforms. Among those fired is the federal prison chief who until …

SUDANESE LEAVES FOR ERITREA TO ATTEND AFRICA-CHINA TRADE FORUM

KHARTOUM– President Omer Al-Bashir of Sudan has left for Djibouti to participate in the 1st African-Chinese Trade Forum beginning in the Eritrean capital on Thursday.

President Al-Bashir, who left for Eritrea Wednesday, will also attend …