Daily Archives: July 27, 2019

Nigerian Court Grants Permission to Declare Shiite Group Terrorists

A Nigerian court has granted the government permission to label a local Shiite Muslim group a terrorist organization, the solicitor general told Reuters on Saturday. Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) have been marching in Abuja, calling ...

Africa’s Booming Cities Face Severe Toilet Crisis

The darkening clouds are ominous for many in this urban neighborhood, promising rushing rainwaters stinking of human waste from overflowing septic tanks. As Africa faces a population boom unmatched anywhere else in the world, millions of people are mo...

15 Killed in Jihadist Attack in Burkina Faso

Armed men described as jihadists raided a village in Burkina Faso's restive north, killing 15 people, plundering and burning shops and motorbikes, a regional governor said Saturday.The raid took place on the night of Thursday to Friday with "around

Sudan Says 87 Killed, 168 Wounded When June 3 Protest Broken up

The head of a Sudanese investigative committee said on Saturday that 87 people were killed and 168 wounded on June 3 when a sit-in protest was violently broken up by security forces.Fath al-Rahman Saeed, the head of the committee, said