Daily Archives: January 2, 2019

Boko Haram Raids Military Posts in Northeast Nigeria

KANO, NIGERIA Boko Haram jihadists have raided at least three military posts and overpowered troops in the latest attacks in northeast Nigeria, sources said Wednesday.

Fighters from the IS-affiliated Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) …

Seven Arrested in Killing of 37 in Central Mali

BAMAKO, MALI Seven people were arrested in central Mali Wednesday, the day after 37 civilians were killed when armed men attacked a village in the region in the latest clash between warring communities, the government …

American Kennel Club Recognizes Azawakh

NEW YORK A fleet-footed hound that hails from West Africa is the latest dog in the American Kennel Club’s pack of recognized breeds.

The club announced Wednesday that the Azawakh (AHZ’-ah-wahk) became the 193rd breed …

Record Number of Migrants Arrive in Spain in 2018

A record number of migrants from Africa arrived in Spain via the Mediterranean Sea in 2018.

According to the International Organization for Migration (OIM), Spain took in 57,250 people from the start of the year …

DRC Curbs French Radio, Local TV Channel in Tension Over Vote Count

KINSHASA The Democratic Republic of Congo said on Wednesday it had pulled accreditation for a French radio journalist and cut broadcasts from the station, as well as a local television channel, amid tensions over the …