Chimpanzees are attacking people in Uganda, part of a disturbing trend going on in the country for several years that has led to crop loss and even death.
A Kenyan governor’s campaign began to gain momentum in March, when the eastern African country’s land panel demanded that the UK should admit that British colonists stole lands in Kenya’s Kericho County for growing tea.
The convoy consisted of several buses escorted by military personnel and was carrying local employees, contractors, and suppliers of the Mining Exploration Society in West Africa when the attack occurred, the mining company SEMAFO said in a statement.
The fate of the young pharaoh, dubbed the baby king, who inherited the throne of Ancient Egypt at nine years of age and died ten years later, has mesmerised historians for almost a century, ever since his tomb and mummy were discovered in the 1920s. In 2020, this enigma might be solved.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The number of those killed in anti-government protests in Ethiopia has reached 86, and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed urged citizens to confront forces that threaten to impede the country's progress, the ENA news agency reported on Sunday.
VATICAN CITY (Sputnik) - Pope Francis expressed concerns on Sunday over the latest spike in ethnic and sectarian violence in Ethiopia that also affected Orthodox Church believers.
The day before, the Elysee Palace said in a statement that a French soldier was killed that day in the morning in Mali as an explosive device detonated near his armoured vehicle.
The West African country was hit by a large-scale attack on the country's military on Friday, in which at least 54 people have died.
Mali was shaken by a large-scale "terrorist attack" on a military post in the country's north-east on Friday, that resulted in the deaths of 53 soldiers and one civilian.
Queen Nefertiti, who died in 1331 B.C., was previously believed to have been buried in a large chamber behind a hidden door in the tomb of King Tutankhamun, yet a lengthy investigation of the tomb with the use of radar scans conclusively proved that there were no secret chambers.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US military launched on Friday a counterterrorism operation from a recently constructed air base in Niger, which was described as an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission in a press release by US Africa Command (AFRICOM).
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution to extend the mandate of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) for another year, UN Security Council's current president South African Ambassador Jerry Matjila said in a meeting on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least 78 people were killed amid massive unrest in Ethiopia that erupted last week, local media reported Thursday, citing the authorities.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Amid political uncertainty in the Gulf region, India has joined hands with Saudi Arabia and France to secure shipping routes in the Western and Southern Indian Ocean. The Indian Navy had to rush warships and aircraft to the Persian Gulf in August to undertake maritime security operations amid tensions between the US and Iran.
The North African country is still embroiled in a bloody civil war that is being waged between the UN-backed Government of National Accord based in Tripoli and the Libyan National Army, which is fighting on behalf of the so-called eastern "Tobruk government", as well as various minor groups, including Islamists.
SOCHI (Sputnik) - Zimbabwe does not seek to buy military equipment from Russia but is interested in defence industry cooperation, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said.
SOCHI (Sputnik) - The inaugural Russia-Africa summit and business forum will commence on 23 October in the Russian southern resort city of Sochi, surrounded by high expectations regarding deepening political, economic and trade cooperation between Moscow and the countries of the continent.
SOCHI (Sputnik) - The inaugural Russia-Africa summit and business forum, co-chaired by Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah Sisi, is scheduled for 23-24 October in Russia's Sochi. There will be 54 African nations taking part in the Summit, with 43 of them represented by their heads of state or governments.
CAIRO (Sputnik) - As African nations prioritise being integrated in the global economy, they have a significant interest in Russia's high technologies and its experience in energy and infrastructure, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said in an interview ahead of the inaugural Russia-Africa Summit.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Export Center (REC), Russian banks and African partners will sign an agreement on creating a Russia-Africa commercial payments platform, with its volume estimated at around $5 billion, at the upcoming Russia-Africa Summit, REC Director General Andrei Slepnev said in an interview.