Category: Africa News

73 Killed in Ghana Fuel Station Explosion

          GHANA –       SEVENTY-THREE people were killed Thursday by an explosion at a gas station in Accra, Ghana. Majority of the victims had gathered for shelter during torrential…

UN To Probe Child Sex Abuse Allegations in CAR

  NEW YORK –       UNITED Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced an independent panel to investigate the U.N.’s handling of reports of child sex abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic….

African Child Sex Abuse Claim Shakes UN

  UNITED NATIONS –       MORE documents have been released by a non-governmental organization calling for an independent investigation into alleged sexual abuse of young boys in Africa by French soldiers. The documents…

Libya Militia Frees All Detained Tunisians

        TUNISIA –     DOZENS of Tunisians held in Libya by a militia forming part of an alliance ruling Tripoli have been freed, Tunisia’s foreign ministry announced Saturday. “All the Tunisians…

23 South Africans Join ISIL

          SOUTH AFRICA –       TWENTY-THREE South African citizens have travelled to Iraq and Syria to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group -ISIL, an investigation…