West Africa

West Africa

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:24:21 GMT
Central Africa: Millions in West, Central Africa Facing Hunger Emergency - WFP
[VOA] Geneva -- The United Nations World Food Program warns that millions of people in West and Central Africa are facing catastrophic levels of hunger driven by conflict and soaring food prices.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:31:05 GMT
Cape Verde: Cape Verde Votes As Opposition Bids to Bring First Woman PM to Power
[RFI] Voters go to the polls in Cape Verde on Sunday following electoral campaigns focused on the Covid-19 crisis and its effect on tourism in the Atlantic Ocean island country.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:27:20 GMT
Cote d'Ivoire: Three Sentenced to Life for 2004 Air Strike On French Troops
[RFI] A French court has sentenced a Belarusian mercenary and two Ivorian pilots to life in prison for their suspected involvement in an air strike on a French military camp in Ivory Coast in 2004, which killed ten people. None of the accused was in ...

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:06:49 GMT
Nigeria: Scores Killed, Over 50 Houses Razed in Petrol Tanker Explosion in Benue
[This Day] Scores were feared killed and no fewer than 50 houses razed, after a tanker conveying petroleum products exploded at Oshigbudu in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:06:43 GMT
Nigeria: Community Raises Alarm Over Kidnap, Killing of Albinos
[This Day] Residents of Enugwu Ukwu community in Anambra State have raised alarm over the increased kidnapping and killing of albinos in the community.