Sunday, January 29, 2023
M2 rebels

M23 rebels take control of Kitshanga in eastern DR Congo

The M23 rebels have seized the strategic town of Kitshanga in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after days of fierce fighting,
US military men

US military operation in Somalia results in death of ISIS Leader

A senior ISIS leader was killed in northern Somalia as a result of US military operation, according to US officials.
Ibrahim Traore

Burkina Faso gives France army a month to leave the country

According to the French foreign ministry, France will remove its troops from Burkina Faso within a month of the country's military leadership asking it to
Malian soldiers

14 Malian soldiers die in an explosive attack, 11 injured

The army has reported that in two separate attacks in central Mali, 14 Malian soldiers were killed and 11 were injured when their trucks struck
President Macky Sall of Senegal

Senegal declares national mourning after two buses crashed, resulting in 38 deaths

Two buses crashed in central Senegal early on Sunday, resulting in 38 deaths and around 80 injuries, according to statements from president Macky Sall
national cathedral of Ghana

Minority blocks GH¢80m National Cathedral budget

The GH¢80 million extra financial allocation for the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture for the National Cathedral of Ghana has been rejected by a
Central Bank of Nigeria

Bank of Nigeria to limit weekly cash withdrawals to $225

Central Bank of Nigeria plan to limit cash withdrawals for individuals and businesses. In an apparent attempt to minimize cash use and curb ransom payments
Nigerian soldiers

Nigerian soldier kills aid worker, injures UN chopper pilot

At a military camp in northeastern Nigeria, a Nigerian soldier shot and injured the co-pilot of UN helicopter before killing a humanitarian worker and a
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

Finance minister ‘sorry’ for economic crisis

On Friday, Ghana's finance minister voiced he was "truly sorry" for the country's financial difficulties but also defended himself against accusations that
Siemens Gamesa

Siemens Gamesa plans to sell its Morrocco turbine blade factory

A senior corporate executive said that wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa intends to sell its blade factory in Tangier, northern Morocco,