Al-Shabab commander surrenders to Somali army

An Al-Shabab commander has surrendered to the Somali National Army, SNA, on Sunday in Wajid town in Bakool region, Southwest Somalia. Mohamed Nur, SNA army officer told reporters that Mohamed…

Gambia presidential hopeful prepared to prosecute ex-dictator Jammeh

A Gambian presidential contender who headed a truth commission into crimes committed under ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh has said he is prepared to prosecute the former leader. Speaking to AFP on…

Kenya police arrested over ‘vampire’ child killer’s escape

Three Kenyan officers were in custody Thursday over the disappearance of a self-confessed serial killer described as a “bloodthirsty vampire”, barely three months after his arrest, a senior police official…

Murder trial of Thomas Sankara to finally begin

The murder trial of Thomas Sankara, Burkina Faso’s iconic “father of the revolution”, is due to open on Monday, 34 years after his assassination. Fourteen people, including the country’s ex-president,…

Guinea PM pledges to stick to junta transition plan

Guinea’s new prime minister Mohamed Beavogui on Thursday promised to follow a plan to restore civilian rule set out by the West African state’s ruling military. Speaking to local media,…

Burundi President fires all married government officials with side chics

The President of Burundi General Évariste Ndayishimiye, has passed a directive to sack all married government officials involved in extra-marital affairs. The military leader of Burundi announced that this move…

Terrorism Sponsors: Cornflakes for Jihad: The Boko Haram Origin Story

Nigeria’s organised Islamic terrorism problem did not start in 2009. It’s a lot more insidious than you think. In May 2021, a 96 year-old businessman died in Rome, Italy. In…

Ex-Deputy Speaker Shoots Himself Dead

A former deputy speaker in Malawi on Thursday shot himself in the head inside parliament, where he had gone for a meeting, parliament said. Clement Chiwaya, who was 50, killed…

Rwandan YouTuber jailed for 15 years after anti-Kagame posts

A Rwandan court on Thursday sentenced a prominent YouTube commentator and genocide survivor to 15 years in prison for “inciting violence” after she hit out at President Paul Kagame on…

IN GUINES CONAKRY, MILITARY REGIME SEIZES $1.2 BILLION FROM FORMER DEFENCE MINISTER

Col Mamady Doumbouya descends on corrupt former Defence Minister Dr. Mohamed Diané , confiscating his properties and freezing his accounts for embezzling public funds. The military government in Guinea which…