Tag Archives: Africa

ISIS Begins Training Pilots in Libya

Militants in Libya have obtained small jets and flight simulators, which they can use to train basic skills of how to pilot aircraft, US media reported. And as some analysts claimed, this is enough for them to carry out 9/11 … read more

Why the US, France and Britain are destroying Syria

Since Russia stepped up to the plate, suddenly western countries can’t wait to bomb ISIS. Are they now there to get the job done? Or are they there to stop Russia increasing its influence, and to make sure it doesn’t … read more

Pope Francis began a three-country pilgrimage to Africa

Pope Francis began a three-country pilgrimage to Africa on Wednesday, arriving for his first visit to a continent that’s witnessing huge growth in Catholicism but is also plagued by war and terrorism. The pope is expected to draw millions to an open air Mass … read more

An explosion in central Tunis Kills 11

An explosion in central Tunis has hit a bus carrying members of the presidential guard, killing at least 11 people.The bus was traveling down the Mohamed V avenue during Tuesday’s rush hour when the blast occurred near the headquarters of … read more

Cape man thwarts explosion on Ethiopian Air Lines plane

Cape Town – A Cape Town man’s quick thinking and cool head turned him into a hero when he separated two burning lithium batteries on a plane and prevented a possible “mini explosion”. Samir Buffkins was on board a five-hour … read more

Mali Hotel Attack: At least 27 people died which an al Qaeda-affiliated group is taking partial responsibility.

Heavily armed gunmen on Friday fired indiscriminately at guests at a hotel hosting diplomats and others in Mali’s capital, the maître d’ told CNN. people were killed in the attack in which an al Qaeda-affiliated group is taking partial responsibility. … read more

At least 31 killed and 72 injured in a bomb blast in Yola, Nigeria

At least 31 people were killed and 72 others injured in a bomb blast in the northeastern Nigerian city of Yola on Tuesday evening, according to Aliyu Maikano, a local Red Cross official. Another official from the National Emergency Management … read more

Ethiopia faces worst drought in decades

Ethiopia faces worst drought in decades – Al Jazeera Around 15 million Ethiopians could be in need of food aid because of a drought in the country.Hardest-hit areas are Ethiopia’s eastern Afar and southern Somali regions, while pastures and water … read more

Latest Updates: A Russian passenger plane carrying 224 people has crashed in Egypt.

A Russian passenger plane carrying 224 people has crashed in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula. Here are the latest updates: President Putin Declares November 1 National Day of Mourning Over 7K9268 Tragedy Earlier on Saturday Egyptian air traffic control said they lost contact … read more