With apartheid now a thing of the past, white people still own most of South Africa's land, but the government now plans to transfer land to the country’s black majority.
The potential possibility for migrants to apply for asylum from regional disembarkation platforms could turn the facilities into another new magnet for migrants and nudge the latter toward risky sea travels across the Mediterranean, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has warned.
European countries like Denmark, France, Belgium, Bulgaria and Latvia have also banned wearing certain types of face-covering clothing, such as the burqa and niqab in public areas.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - French Cpl. Abdelatif Rafik died in an accident while deployed in Mali, as part of Operation Barkhane, the French Land Forces said Thursday.
GENEVA (Sputnik) - The spread of the Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) remains an issue that demands serious attention, however, there are no grounds yet to declare a public health emergency of international concern, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday.
United States Africa Command announced that an American airstrike coordinated with the Somalian federal government killed “approximately 60 terrorists” from al-Shabaab, the most destructive air raid against the militant Salafi group since November 2017.
A week after the October 7 presidential elections in Cameroon, the winner has yet to be announced as at least two opposition candidates have declared victory amid a Constitutional Council probe into the matter. The situation is complicated by a scandal related to Transparency International.
A train derailment in Morocco on Tuesday left at least ten people dead and nearly 90 injured, the Sky News Arabia media outlet reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Terrorists from the Boko Haram terror group, which pledged allegiance to the Daesh* terror group, outlawed in Russia, killed a kidnapped employee of an international humanitarian organization, Nigerian Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) urged on Sunday the Nigerian authorities to ensure the release of the abducted medical staff, as the deadline set by militants to kill them was approaching.
Like Donald Trump’s wife Melania, his outspoken fan Kanye West has left the White House for Africa days after visiting the Oval Office. The rapper, who is reportedly spending time in a distant lodge with his curvy wife, has found time to stir up Twitter despite his busy schedule. In his latest post he exposed a “poisonous” tendency on social media.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The number of people killed as a result of oil pipeline explosions that occurred in two settlements of Nigeria’s southeastern state of Abia has reached 24, local media reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – At least 17 people were killed and another 70 injured as a result of two explosions in Somalia’s southwestern city of Baidoa, local media reported Saturday citing officials.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least 16 people lost their lives on Friday when explosions, presumably caused by "thieves," occurred at an oil pipeline in Nigeria’s southeastern state of Abia, local media reported, citing the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia will offer the Central African Republic (CAR) to establish a representation of the Russian Defense Ministry at the CAR Defense Ministry, according to a document published on the official portal of legal information on Monday.
The elephant inserted his head inside a safari vehicle and started to smash things, including passenger seats and the roof, causing complete mayhem.
The US first lady has reportedly finished her first solo foreign trip to Africa with flair, making several statements that are discordant with the POTUS, while donning another “chic adventurer” look prompting a new wave of jokes on social media.
A tank truck fire at the Mbuba village in the Kongo Central Province has killed over 50 and left more than 100 with serious burns on Saturday morning, local authorities said.
Following the PR disaster surrounding the ‘I don’t care, do u?’ jacket Melania wore on her way to a migrant child center, the first lady is in hot water again for one particular piece of her safari outfit during the Kenyan trip which evoked unpleasant memories of colonial rule in Africa.
Following the lead of its southern neighbor South Africa, Namibia is holding a week-long conference on land reform to explore the possibility of legal land expropriation and ownership transfer from its small white minority to the largely propertyless black majority.
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