At least four killed in Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Shabaab militants storming hotel in Somalia’s capital

An archive photo from February 13, 2012 shows an armed member of the al-Shabaab militant group at a rally on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia. AP Mogadishu At least four people have been killed in a sustained overnight attack by Al-Shabaab militants besieging a popular hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, a security official told … Read more

Al-Shabaab terror attack targets hotel in Mogadishu

Mogadishu CNN — Al-Qaeda-affiliated terror group al-Shabaab has carried out a suicide bombing and stormed a hotel in central Mogadishu regularly visited by Somali ministers and members of parliament, Somali police said on Sunday. Al-Shabaab stormed the Villa Rose hotel near Somalia’s presidential palace following a suicide attack near the gate at 8 p.m. local … Read more

Multiple dead after landslide in Cameroon

Issued on: 27/11/2022 – 22:12 A landslide in Cameroon’s capital, Yaounde, killed at least 11 people on Sunday who had gathered to mourn the deaths of several family members, the regional governor told state broadcaster CRTV. “The search continues to find other bodies under the earth,” Naseri Paul Bea, governor of the Center region that … Read more

Landslide kills at least 14 at funeral in Cameroon’s capital

YAOUNDE, Cameroon — A landslide during a funeral ceremony in Cameroon’s capital killed at least 14 people on Sunday, the regional governor said. Dozens of others went missing as rescue crews dug through the rubble with flashlights. Center Regional Gov. Naseri Paul Bea told Cameroon’s national broadcaster CRTV that the search for survivors continued well … Read more

Al-Shabab extremist group attacks hotel in Somali capital

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali security forces attempted to drive armed attackers away from a hotel in the Somali capital, a police spokesman said on Sunday, after the extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack. There is no immediate report of any casualties. Al-Shabab said in a broadcast on its own radio frequency on Sunday … Read more

Uganda extends quarantine in Ebola epicenter by 21 days | Ebola news

The East African country has so far recorded 141 infections since the outbreak was declared on September 20. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has extended quarantine in two districts, the epicenter of the country’s Ebola outbreak, by 21 days, adding that his government’s response to the disease has been successful. Movement in and out of Mubende … Read more

Teodoro Obiang wins sixth term in Equatorial Guinea to become world’s longest-serving ruler

Issued on: 27/11/2022 – 12:14 Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, confirmed for a sixth term as president, has ruled oil-rich Equatorial Guinea since August 1979, overseeing a regime notorious for cracking down on dissent and fearing coups d’état. The 80-year-old’s 43 years in power are the longest of any current leader in the world, excluding monarchs. … Read more

FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Day 8: Live updates, scores, news, results, Japan vs Costa Rica, Belgium vs Morocco, Croatia vs Canada, Spain vs Germany

The World Cup action continues with Groups E and F from one day to the next. After their stunning upset victory over Germany, Japan can secure a place in the round of 16 if they take two wins in a row when they face Costa Rica. Watch the world’s best football players every week with … Read more

AP PHOTOS: Cheerful shops enliven Congo’s dark days

Saturday morning in Goma, the lakeside capital of eastern Congo, is as busy as any other day of the week, despite tensions caused by recent fighting between M23 rebels and government forces north of the city. Hundreds of taxi motorcycles meander through the bustling streets of the city on the border with Rwanda, as newly … Read more

David Murray: West Indies cricket big dead at 72

CNN — David Murray, a wicketkeeper for the West Indies cricket team in the 1970s and 1980s, has died aged 72, Cricket West Indies said on Saturday. The Barbadian cricketer made his international debut in 1973, taking part in 19 tests, 10 one-day internationals and 114 first-class matches, according to Cricket West Indies. In the … Read more