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Prosecutor Officially Starts Probing Bashir Over Money Laundering And Terrorism Financing. The official investigation into Sudan’s recently ousted president Omar al-Bashir has officially begun. According to a judicial source’s information to Reuters, the central North African country’s public prosecutor has ordered al-Bashir’s interrogation on suspicion of money laundering Continue Reading
Germany Pledges Support in Counter-Terrorism The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel is currently on a West African tour that kicked off on Wednesday. Merkel, set to visit Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger for key talks over the next three days, has kept counter-terrorism support for countries in West Africa as one of her main priorities on […]Continue Reading
Several African leaders are converging in Egypt today, Tuesday April 23, 2019; to attend the first two emergency summits hosted by President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, also the current president of African union, to review the recent developments in Sudan and Libya. Announcing the events on Monday April 22, Egypt’s presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said the summit […]Continue Reading
UN Continues Diplomatic Push for Political Solution to End Fighting The United Nations has continued to raise concern over the worsening situation in Libya. The current state of clashes the North African country ensued on April 4 after the commander of the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar, ordered his forces to seize the […]Continue Reading
Meanwhile Uganda Says It’s Willing To Give Bashir Asylum The recently overthrown president of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir has reportedly been moved to Kobar prison in the capital Khartoum late on Tuesday. Since his removal last Thursday, Bashir has been detained under heavy guard in the presidential residence which also houses the defense ministry. Bashir is […]Continue Reading
Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Says Terrorists Are Present on Migrants’ Boats from Libya Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has revealed that terrorists are hiding amongst migrants from Libya in North Africa heading to Europe. During a radio interview on Wednesday April 17, 2019, Salvini, who is also a leader of the anti-immigrant League Party […]Continue Reading
Sudan’s al-Bashir Joins Ousted Long-in-Power African Leaders as Six Remain The most recent removal from power of two long-serving or ruling African leaders from power comes as a shock to some and a great relief to many, especially in the two countries, Algeria and Sudan. Ailing and decades in-power President Abdul-Aziz Bouteflika of Algeria was […]Continue Reading
Dr. Assel Herera Correa (general physician) and Dr. Landy Rodriguez (surgeon) pause for a photo with Royal Media Services Staff Njeri Ngugi Image: COURTESY Two Cuban doctors in Mandera, northern Kenya have been on Friday, April 12, 2019, abducted by suspected Al Shabaab militia. According to sources, the two medics, Dr. Assel Herera Correa (general physician) […]Continue Reading
Defence minister confirms Bashir’s removal, celebrations rock Khartoum. Lt. Gen. Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf, Sudan’s defense minister has confirmed that President Omar al-Bashir had been removed from power and his government dissolved. To oversee a power transition, a two-year military council has been established. The defense minister said that Bashir had been Continue Reading
Consultations Currently Underway For Transitional Government In Sudan As Security Agency Frees All Political Detainees. The latest long-serving president in Africa, Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir has stepped down on April 11, 2019, after four months of massive protests against his rule. According to government sources and a provincial minister, there are consultations going on to Continue Reading
Protests ensue after Algerian Parliament Appoints Interim President Following the most recent resignation of long-serving immediate former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika after weeks of mass demonstrations against his rule, Mr. Abdelkader Bensalah, Chairman of Algeria’s Upper House, has been appointed by the nation’s parliament as the north African country’s interim Continue Reading
Political And Regulatory Uncertainties Make Economies of African Countries Fragile. Population increase on the African continent is now reported to have outpaced its economic growth for the past four consecutive years. This is according to the World Bank (WB), which has revised down Africa’s growth rate, citing fragility. The global money lender had earlier projected […]Continue Reading