He cited security briefing which said “… Al-Shabaab’s remote-controlled IEDs hit two of a 4-vehicle Ethiopian military convoy followed by heavy attack, troops on this convoy reportedly took significant casualties.” Continue reading Ethiopian troops repel Al-Shabaab attack in Somalia
Based in the horn of Africa, the al-Qaeda-linked group initially concentrated its attacks in Somalia, where it wants to impose a strict version of Islamic law and is fighting to overthrow the western-backed government. Continue reading Why is Kenya an al-Shabab target?
Ronaldo says he is innocent and that the sexual encounter in question was consensual Continue reading Football star Ronaldo expected in Madrid Tuesday for tax fraud trial
“Luckily the gunmen met stiff resistance from the soldiers,” said Karimbe from the town of Biu, some 30 kilometres (18 miles) away. Continue reading Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram strike near army chief’s home
As part of US court procedures, defendants who have pleaded guilty to or been convicted of federal offences are interviewed by a government probation officer to gather information concerning the individuals’ family histories, education background, history of substance abuse and financial status, as well as their physical, mental and emotional health. Continue reading US judge defers sentencing of Akasha brothers
“I had just had lunch with friends and went to the bathroom when the explosion occurred at the entrance. Just two minutes later shooting started. I ran to the lobby and hid under a big table … Two of the attackers entered and shot two persons there. One was firing continuously every direction. His phone rang and he answered, saying something I didn’t understand,” Nganga said. “I did not move. I played dead and was prepared to die. I stopped thinking about life. Night fell and I started praying. About 4am this morning, I heard police voices calling survivors to come out.” Continue reading ‘I was prepared to die’: survivors recount chaos of Nairobi attack
Sinead was working towards a degree in Philosophy at Cambridge University. Continue reading British model, 19, dies after being found floating in sea off South Africa coast
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Vinegar is a sour liquid that is prepared by fermenting alcoholic liquids, and it mainly consists of acetic acid and water. The acidic content of vinegar makes it an ideal ingredient for cooking and for household purposes. It has also been used as a health tonic and has a variety of medical benefits. Continue reading 19 Impressive Benefits of Vinegar.
High blood pressure is a cardiovascular ailment and is also known as hypertension. Continually raising pressure of blood in arteries results in high blood pressure. If you are overweight, diabetic, or older in age, you are at a risk of high blood pressure. If untreated, it may lead to injury to eyes and brain, kidney failure, strokes and heart attacks. Continue reading 40 Home Remedies for Treating High Blood Pressure—10 minutes Read.
A spokesman for Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, whose lawyers are representing Mawarire and more than 130 others, said police had decided to upgrade the pastor’s charges, delaying his appearance in court. Continue reading Zimbabwe to charge activist pastor with subverting the government
“I don’t think he’s pursued the right policies,” he was quoted as saying of Emefiele. Buhari’s stewardship of the economy, meanwhile, had been “clueless”, he added. Continue reading Nigeria: main candidates set out stall as vote looms
The Bills that were denied presidential assent included the Maritime Security Operations Coordinating Board (Amendment) Bill, 2018; Revenue Mobilisation Allocation And Fiscal Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2018; the Bankruptcy And Insolvency Bill, 2018; the Federal Polytechnic (Amendment) Bill, 2018 and the Energy Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2018. Continue reading Buhari Declines Assent to Five Bills
The attack began at about 15:00 local time (12:00 GMT) on Tuesday. The gunmen threw bombs at vehicles in the car park before entering the lobby, where one blew himself up, police say. Continue reading Nine arrests over Kenya hotel attack
“It will be in the national interest to arrest the perpetrators of this crime,” the commission’s chairman Yaw Boadu Ayeboafo said in a statement. Continue reading Investigative journalist shot dead in Ghana: police, media