According to the UN Special Envoy to Libya, a peace conference will occur in the next few weeks. However, date, place or participants have not currently been outlined.
In a surprise move, the Prime Minister of Burkina Faso, Paul Kaba Thieba along with his entire cabinet resigned from office on Friday.
A Canadian woman reported missing along with her Italian partner in Burkina Faso is believed to be alive, AFP reported Friday.
Kirk Woodman, a Canadian citizen, was kidnapped by suspected extremists on a mining site in northern Burkina Faso, near the Malian border.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) said on Wednesday that the organization had no information on the whereabouts of 50 people who were staying at the Dusit Hotel in Nairobi, the site of a terrorist attack.
Several northern provinces in Burkina Faso have been under a state of emergency since December 31, following numerous attacks by Islamist militants in the area.
MOSCOW (Sputnik), Sofya Grebenkina - Zimbabwe, where fuel price hike protests continue, is going through the "necessary austerity" at the moment, but it will achieve "beautiful" prosperity in the future, Mthuli Ncube, the minister of finance and economic development of the country, told Sputnik on Wednesday.
The US State Department has confirmed that one of the 15 killed in an al-Shabaab attack on an upscale hotel complex in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi Tuesday was a US citizen.
Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabaab attacked DusitD2, an upscale hotel complex in the Nairobi, Kenya's capital city, killing at least one person and injuring several others, Reuters reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik), Sofya Grebenkina – Zimbabwe plans to continue its defence and security cooperation with Russia, but it needs to build up funds to buy "state-of-the-art" Russian weapons, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa told Sputnik on Tuesday.
The South African Communist Party is planning to exhume the body of Dimitri Tsafendas and bury it in a tomb to recognise his role as a hero of the struggle against apartheid. Sputnik spoke to Harris Dousemetzis, the author of a new book about Tsafendas.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - More than 20 people were killed after a truck rammed into a busy market in the western Nigerian state of Ekiti late on Saturday as a result of a possible brake failure, the Daily Post reported.
Weeks earlier, Saif Islam Gaddafi’s team sent a letter to the Russian president and a top foreign policy official asking them to support the established road map for Libyan reconciliation and all citizens’ involvement in the settlement process. However the letter didn’t specify candidates that intend to run for the presidency.
According to Africa Check, at least 40,000 rapes are reported in the country every year, which is an average of 110 rapes each day. However, the fact-checking organisation believes that the real numbers are much higher.
CAIRO (Sputnik) - The number of persons killed in nationwide clashes in Sudan between protesters and the police has increased to 24 people, the Sky News Arabia broadcaster reported on Saturday.
Justifying the move, local health department chiefs underscored the need to rectify the historical racial imbalance in South Africa caused by apartheid.
Footage of a parade in Ghana shows strange prototypes of military equipment, including exoskeleton suits and a giant armoured vehicle.
“Yes, I ordered the 10 kilos of acacia leaves.”
Local authorities said they “highly condemn” the incident, adding that a serious investigation into the teacher’s actions is underway.
Gerd Müller has become yet another German politician to suffer from plane troubles after his fellow party member, Angela Merkel, was forced to miss the opening of the November G20 meeting in Argentina when her flight was cancelled due to the breakdown of on-board radio communications systems.
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