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Attackers storm Cameroon school, kill several children Several others wounded after attackers, armed with guns and machetes, stormed school in city of Kumba, Southwest Region.

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Attackers storm Cameroon school, kill several children Several others wounded after attackers, armed with guns and machetes, stormed school in city of Kumba, Southwest Region.

Body of a victim is carried following a shooting at a school in Kumba, Cameroon [Tamfu Ciduan Ndimbie/My Media Prime TV/via Reuters]   At least eight children were killed and a dozen wounded after attackers stormed a school in southwestern Cameroon with guns and machetes, the United Nations said. Arriving on motorbikes and in civilian […]

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Republicans crash Florida early vote, eating into Democrats’ lead Dueling appearances from President Trump and former President Obama kicked off statewide early voting in Florida.

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Republicans crash Florida early vote, eating into Democrats’ lead Dueling appearances from President Trump and former President Obama kicked off statewide early voting in Florida.

Voters wait in line outside the Polk County Government Center Monday in Lakeland, Fla. | Chris O’Meara/AP Photo Florida Republicans are pouring out of the trenches. After weeks of Democrats outvoting them by mail, Republican voters stormed early voting precincts in person this week, taking large bites out of their opponents’ historic lead in pre-Election […]

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France recalls ambassador from Turkey after ‘unacceptable’ Erdogan comments

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France recalls ambassador from Turkey after ‘unacceptable’ Erdogan comments

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 5, 2018 French President Emmanuel Macron (R) and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan walk during a joint press conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris © Ludovic Marin / AFP  France on Saturday said it was recalling its envoy to Turkey for consultations after comments by Turkish President […]

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Libya’s warring rivals sign nationwide “permanent ceasefire” at UN ceremony

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Libya’s warring rivals sign nationwide “permanent ceasefire” at UN ceremony

A general view of the talks between the rival factions in the Libyan conflict at the United Nations offices in Geneva Switzerland on October 20, 2020. © Pool, Reuters  Libya’s warring sides signed an agreement for “a permanent ceasefire in all areas of Libya”, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said in a Facebook […]

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CSOs seek removal of Buratai, others over Lagos attacks

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CSOs seek removal of Buratai, others over Lagos attacks

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has once again directed troops fighting bandits marauders and other criminals in Zamfara, katsina and Sokoto States among others to deal decisively with all criminal elements in their areas of operations. Photo: TWITTER/HQNIGERIANARMY A Coalition of 100 civil society organisations (CSOs), yesterday, called on President […]

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Alexei Navalny: Russian president Vladimir Putin ‘intervened’ to allow critic’s move to Germany

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Alexei Navalny: Russian president Vladimir Putin ‘intervened’ to allow critic’s move to Germany

Russian president Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with members of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs via video conference on Oct. 21, 2020.   –   Copyright  Alexei Druzhinin/Associated Press Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that he personally intervened to allow the evacuation of opponent Alexei Navalny to Germany after his poisoning with the nerve agent Novichok. […]

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What we actually learned about Trump’s and Biden’s policies Thursday night’s debate was a stark contrast to September’s raging feud

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What we actually learned about Trump’s and Biden’s policies Thursday night’s debate was a stark contrast to September’s raging feud

The mute button apparently worked. The second and final presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden was a much more staid affair than the chaos of the first — with far fewer interruptions and far more discussion of each candidate’s policies. There was, to be sure, a fair dose of personal attacks and […]

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33 Indian labourers held ‘hostage’ by Somalian company; High Commission steps in to resolve crisis

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33 Indian labourers held ‘hostage’ by Somalian company; High Commission steps in to resolve crisis

Rajesh Mani of Manav Seva Sansthan said 33 Indian labourers, including 25 workers from Uttar Pradesh, have been held hostage by a company in Somalia for the last eight months.(File photo for representation) The Indian High Commission in Kenya has said that it is in touch with the Somalian government to rescue 33 Indian labourers […]

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PM on Bank Robbery: Difficult Situation in Zugdidi Ended without Casualties

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PM on Bank Robbery: Difficult Situation in Zugdidi Ended without Casualties

A truly grave occurrence ended without casualties in Zugdidi yesterday, Giorgi Gakharia, Prime Minister of Georgia stated at the Executive Government Meeting today. He noted that operating search actions are in progress and a key task of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia is to continue work until its final resolution. “It was only a […]

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Nigeria:Buhari under attack over Lekki massacre

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Nigeria:Buhari under attack over Lekki massacre

Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOV The Presidency, yesterday, came under attack from former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka over Tuesday’s shooting of ENDSARS protesters by the Nigerian Army at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos. The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) said it had already dragged President Mohammad Buhari’s government and the military […]

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