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Five aid workers kidnapped in North-East Nigeria on December 22, 2019, were rescued on Wednesday’s evening.The aid workers were rescued by operatives from the Department of State Security Service (DSS), and other...
U.S. welcomes United Nations sanctions against ISIS-West Africa (ISIS-WA) and ISIS-Greater Sahara (ISIS-GS)
The United States on Wednesday welcomed the action taken by the United Nations Security Council’s 1267 al-Qa’ida and ISIL (Da’esh) Sanctions Committee on February 23 to add ISIS-West Africa (ISIS-WA) and ISIS-Greater Sahara (ISIS-GS) to its...
Breaking: Nigeria’s Secret Service Nabs Senior ISIS Commander In West Africa. His Name Is Husseini Mai-Tangaran
The Nigerian secret service said on Saturday that it had arrested Husseini Mai-Tangaran, the Islamic State West Africa senior commander who was planning to bomb Nigeria between September 1 -4.The arrest of Mai-Tangaran on August 31 led to the arrest...
Nigerian leader, Muhammadu Buhari, will be hosting four other West African leaders to a meeting aimed at avoiding violence and preserving democracy in The Gambia, the presidency in Nigeria said in a statement on Sunday.President Buhari, and the immediate...
South Africa’s Ramaphosa launches Presidential Youth Employment Intervention to tackle expanding unemployment crisis
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa on Monday announced he was launching the Presidential Youth Employment Intervention to tackle youth unemployment."This includes a national pathway management network that matches candidates with...
Full remarks as Pompeo and Senegalese Foreign Minister Amadou Ba discuss strengthened cooperation, including terrorism in Africa
The United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo wrapped up his visit to Senegal on Sunday with a joint press briefing with Senegalese Foreign Minister Amadou Ba.Mr. Ba called on the United...
800 ISIS fighters who escaped from Syria after Trump’s deal with Turkey are wreaking havoc in Africa – Opinion
At least 800 ISIS prisoners who escaped from their Ayn Issa camp, north-eastern Syria, in October 2019, five days before Turkey began their military offensive in northern Syria, following a deal with U.S. President Donald Trump,...
The U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began in Washington D.C. on Tuesday with what many had predicted would be dominated by partisan debates, with Democrats arguing that the 45th American President had violated...
The Islamic State West Africa on Thursday released a 56-second video purportedly showing militants in black masks beheading 10 blindfolded Christian men and shooting an 11th in Nigeria.The video, produced by ISIS...
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Saturday instability in Libya was a recurring threat to the Sahel and Sub-Saharan Africa.Mr. Buhari expressed concerns over the growing effect of the crisis on many lives.
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World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings may be canceled or held virtually amid coronavirus concerns – Official
The 2020 World Bank and International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings which are scheduled for April may be canceled or held virtually...
Trump announces U.S. developing a coronavirus vaccine, sets up a task force as CDC warns virus may soon spread to U.S.
President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday the United States was developing a vaccine to respond to the coronavirus outbreak "very rapidly".
At least five people were killed on Wednesday after a gunman opened fire at the MolsonCoors headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, President...
BREAKING: Several suspects arrested in four U.S. states for racially targeting black and jewish journalists and activists
Four racially motivated violent extremists from across the U.S. were arrested and charged on Wednesday in U.S District Court in Seattle...