Today, Wednesday 28 September 2016, Edo State in south Nigeria, will hold its Gubernatorial election. It was originally scheduled for September 10 but shifted, citing insecurity reasons.
MARSABIT, Kenya – Three teenage girls were killed Tuesday evening at llleret, North Horr area, Marsabit County in Northern Kenya by an armed gang in a suspected conflict over pasture by two rival communities in the area.
MOGADISHU, Somalia – Unites States of America said Monday its military has carried out “self-defense” airstrikes in southern Somalia, targeting Al Shabaab hideouts near the southern port city of Kismayo.
NAIROBI, Kenya — President Uhuru Kenyatta and King Abdullah II have said Kenya and Jordan will forge stronger military ties to combat emerging security threats.
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan — 13 Afghan National Security Forces personnel including commander Shuja killed in Zakhelo Akhwandano area of Kunduz province last night (Afghanistan Local Time).
The attack was called an insider attack by the Kunduz governor spokesman Mahmood Danish as some from the security forces made the way for the attack.
LAGOS, Nigeria — The Nigerian army’s engagement with Boko Haram, the terrorist group responsible for insecurity in the north-eastern part of the country, has turned out to be a fierce battle in recent times.
A number of prominent human rights groups, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, have launched a campaign calling on President Obama to issue a pardon to whistle-blower Edward Snowden, before he leaves office in January 2017.
NAIROBI, Kenya — The widow of slain controversial Kenyan Muslim cleric, Sheikh Aboud Rogo, has been charged with withholding information that would have helped to stop the attempted attack on the Mombasa Central police station two weeks ago.
NAIROBI, Kenya — Two Kenyan police officers are missing after suspected Al Shabaab militants from Somalia attacked a Liboi police post near the Kenyan border in Garissa County.
A report made by the main Turkish opposition, Republican People’s Party (CHP), states that the government crackdown following the July 15 failed military coup attempt has targeted leftist, social democrats, revolutionaries, and Attaturk supporters.