Daily Archives: March 23, 2019

Fulani Herders Killed in Malian Violence

BAMAKO, MALI Gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.…

Al-Shabab Attack in Somali Capital Kills at Least 10

Militants stormed Somali government offices in Mogadishu on Saturday after setting off a car bomb, and officials said at least 10 people were killed, including a deputy minister. Authorities of Mogadishu’s only free ambulance service …

Blast Kills Eight Children in Sudan, Police Say

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Eight children were killed on Saturday in the Sudanese city of Omdurman when an unidentified object they found exploded, a police spokesman told AFP.

Seven children were killed on the spot, while the …

BIG EXPLOSION HEARD IN SOMALI CAPITAL MOGADISHU

A big explosion was heard in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday, with a plume of smoke seen above the scene of blast, a Reuters witness reported.

It was not clear who was …

India, Southeast Asia to Mark Five Years of Being Polio-free

GENEVA The World Health Organization says that on March 27, India’s 1.3 billion people and the entire WHO Southeast Asia region will celebrate five years of being polio-free.

Twelve years ago, the WHO said, India …