Daily Archives: October 12, 2019

Burkina Faso Mosque Attack Claims 16

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO – Armed men stormed a mosque in the volatile north of Burkina Faso as worshippers were at prayer, killing 16 people and sending residents fleeing, security sources and locals said Saturday.

The …

Kenya: Police Chief Says Roadside Bomb Kills 11 Officers

Kenya’s police chief says a roadside bomb has killed 11 officers on the country’s southern border with Somalia.

Inspector General Hillary Mutyambai said Saturday the officers’ patrol car was blown up on Damajale Hare Hare …

Kenya: Police Chief Says Roadside Bomb Kills 11 Officers

Kenya’s police chief says a roadside bomb has killed 11 officers on the country’s southern border with Somalia.

Inspector General Hillary Mutyambai said Saturday the officers’ patrol car was blown up on Damajale Hare Hare …

Tunisia: Post-Debate Handshake Hailed as Pro-Democracy Sign

TUNIS, TUNISIA – A media mogul and a former law professor who are vying to be Tunisia’s next president sparred during a televised debate over how to fight terrorism and poverty.

Then the two candidates …

South Africa’s ex-president Zuma to be tried for corruption: court

PRETORIA, The corruption trial of former South African former President Jacob Zuma will hold, following a court decision to deny him a permanent stay of persecution.

The Friday ruling by Judge Jerome Mnguni in the …

UN Food Depot in Mali Vandalized

BAMAKO, MALI; WASHINGTON – A demonstration in central Mali Saturday turned from protests about the deployment of Malian troops to Burkina Faso to the looting of a nearby U.N. supply depot, VOA’s French to Africa …