June 17, 2024
Africa
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Humanitarian agencies prorogate work in Tigray region facing deadly strike: UN

Charles Nwoke, Tigray, Ethiopia Humanitarian agencies have stopped operations in an area of Ethiopia’s stricken Tigray region where a deadly air bombardment hit internally displaced people’s camp by the country’s 14 years crisis, the UN stated on Sunday. The ugly attack came just few hours after the Ethiopian government had announced a call for “national […]

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Morocco’s Statecraft and Diplomacy: A Robust Shift

By Abdelkader Filali. Ph.D. Ottawa University Statecraft is often popularly thought of as the art and the skills of governing a sovereign state. Simply put it is about managing state affairs. Diplomacy in a nutshell is verbally managing and communicating the complexity of international relations. Statecraft and diplomacy are best tested in critical junctures such as […]

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Mozambique inaugurates special security outfit to combat Islamist terrorists

Charles Nwoke, Cabo Delgado, Mozambique Government of the Republic of Mozambique on Thursday launched a special security force of educated soldiers and police to fight a serious Islamist unrest that has threatened the country’s rich natural gas resources. This was contained in an announcement made by President Filipe Nyusi during the appointment of the new […]

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Splintering of terrorists causing more burden in Nigeria, says NSA

By Charles Nwoke, Abuja, Nigeria Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), the Nigerian National Security Adviser,  says sectionalisation of the Boko Haram terrorist group into the Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP is creating an additional burden for Nigerian government. The NSA equally said most contemporary security challenges bedevilling the country and the Lake Chad Basin Countries […]

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Sudan: New coup by unidentified armed men

General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan announces the dissolution of the transitional authorities. Since the putsch and the ousting of President Omar al-Bashir in April 2019, Sudan has experienced a transition process marred by political divisions and power struggles. Street and international reactions are likely to have little impact on powerful factions pushing for a return to […]

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Malian government denies negotiating with Jihadist, says they didn’t approve it

Charles Nwoke, Bamako, Mali Malian government has denied its plans to negotiate with jihadists, as against its earlier statement from her religious ministry saying that it would do so. In a social media statement published on Thursday night, the government in the Sahel state said that it had been notified of plans for talks with […]

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Islamists kidnapped five civilians in Southern Mali, says security sources

Charles Nwoke, Bamako, Mali Security sources and local residents on Thursday, said suspected Islamic terrorists have abducted five civilians in southern Mali. Kidnapping has been ongoing in the area that has been largely spared the violence convulsing much of the landlocked African country for nearly ten years. The five abducted victims according to security source […]

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Mali accuses France of abandonment, military forces reduction

By Charles Nwoke, Bamako, Mali The Prime Minister of Mali, Choguel Kokalla Maiga, during an interview on Monday, reiterated his claim that France was deserting the West Africa country and accused Paris of failing to contain a dreadful Islamist terrorists. He also confirmed that Mali’s ruling military regime was not likely going to hold presidential […]

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Military air strikes rock Tigray in Ethiopia

By Charles Nwoke, Tigray, Ethiopia Military troops in Ethiopia on Monday, launched air strikes on the capital of the war-torn Tigray region, a dramatic escalation in the age long crisis bedevilling the area. Ethiopian government had earlier dismissed reports about the bombardments on Mekele as an “absolute lie” but state media later confirmed the air […]

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Terrorism: UN delists CJTF from groups using children as combatants

Charles Nwoke, Maiduguri, Nigeria Following the release of over 2000 (two thousand) children from their ranks and reuniting them with their various families, the Civilian Joint Taskforce has been delisted from the group of organisations employing and using children in armed crisis in the North-eastern part of Nigeria. According to UNICEF in a statement signed […]

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