Egypt: At least 8 police killed by gunmen in Egypt’s New Valley province

Gunmen have attacked a security checkpoint in Egypt, killing at least eight policemen and injuring three more. According to state television, the attack took place on Monday night at the Naqb checkpoint located in the country’s New Valley province. Egypt’s Interior Ministry announced that at least two of the assailants were killed by police during… Read More Egypt: At least 8 police killed by gunmen in Egypt’s New Valley province

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Gambia: Adama Barrow says inauguration as Gambia president to go ahead

The incoming president of the Gambia has said his inauguration would go ahead as planned this week in spite of attempts to thwart it by the incumbent leader, Yahya Jammeh. Adama Barrow, who is in neighbouring Senegal, released a statement on Monday afternoon saying he would be sworn in “on Gambian soil” on Thursday. He… Read More Gambia: Adama Barrow says inauguration as Gambia president to go ahead

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Habibu Barrow: Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow’s son killed by dog

The son of Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has died after being bitten by a dog. Eight-year-old Habibu Barrow is reported to have died on the way to the hospital on Sunday in Manjai near the Gambian capital Banjul. Mr Barrow missed his son’s funeral as he was advised to remain in Senegal for his safety.… Read More Habibu Barrow: Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow’s son killed by dog

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Gambia: Adama Barrow Moves To Senegal Until 19 January Inauguration Day

Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has temporarily moved to the Senegalese, capital Dakar, until his planned inauguration. The decision was made for security reasons by West African leaders on Saturday in Bamako, Mali, after a meeting on the political situation in the Gambia with Mr Barrow. Mr Barrow, 51, is due to be inaugurated on January… Read More Gambia: Adama Barrow Moves To Senegal Until 19 January Inauguration Day

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African Union To Recognize Adama Barrow As Gambian President On January 19…Read Full Details

Going by the recent position adopted by the African Union (AU), that it will no longer recognise Yahya Jammeh as President of The Gambia, the continental body would in principle turn to Adama Barrow as the country’s leader for official relations. President Yahya Jammeh’s term in office as leader of the tiny West African country… Read More African Union To Recognize Adama Barrow As Gambian President On January 19…Read Full Details

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In Burundi: Mass grave dating from 1972, discovered in Burundi

The republic of Burundi has discovered a mass grave which contains bones and skulls of people in the Gasenyi locality of Mwaro central province. The mass grave which dates back to 1972, was discovered on Wednesday, by contractors preparing the ground to build a new school. According to Iwacu News, the people were killed in… Read More In Burundi: Mass grave dating from 1972, discovered in Burundi

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Police arrest 10 Tanzanian men in connection with horrific video of woman brutally flogged in public (Video)

A disturbing video of a 35-year-old woman screaming in agony while being whipped in public by a group of men in Tanzania, has been widely circulated on social media. In the 2-minute video, the woman was lying flat on her stomach on the ground and a group of men, seemingly in a public meeting, taking… Read More Police arrest 10 Tanzanian men in connection with horrific video of woman brutally flogged in public (Video)

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni appoints his oldest son Muhoozi Kainerugaba as his special adviser

Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, has promoted his eldest son to become his special presidential adviser. Maj Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba who had been in charge of the Special Forces overseeing his father’s security since 2008, was appointed to the role after a reshuffle of army commanders on Monday night. Speaking on the appointment, Political commentator, and… Read More Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni appoints his oldest son Muhoozi Kainerugaba as his special adviser

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