Africa

‘We fell in love in a Libyan detention camp’

  Mabel Emmanuel and Steven Ekhiator began a romance in a most unlikely place – detention camp for African migrants in Libya. Theirs is a story of hope amidst the…

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Nigerian mothers – How our daughters were sold to Libyan slave merchants

Three women on Thursday in Ado Ekiti, lamented as they gave details how their daughters were trafficked and sold to Libyan slave merchants under the guise that they were heading…

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At least 8 migrants drown after dinghy sinks off Libya coast

  At least eight people drowned and dozens more are missing after a rubber dinghy sank Saturday in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, according to reports. The…

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African nations to benefit from AIIB membership: Expert

  African countries would benefit a lot from membership in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), an Ethiopian scholar has said. Costantinos Bt. Costantinos, who served as an economic advisor…

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More beer than water as severe drought wreaks havoc on Cape Town

  CAPE TOWN: “If you pee, don’t bother touching the flush!” Simon, who rents his Cape Town flat out on Airbnb, has a rather strange demand to make of all…

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Buhari has run out of ideas, even bad ones —Dr Junaid Mohammed

  Dr Junaid Mohammed, a frontline northern politician and a former member of the House of Representatives during the defunct Second Republic, faulted the content of the New Year message…

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Fulani herdsmen strike in Benue again, kill 11

  Fulani herdsmen, again, in the early hours of Saturday, attacked Tombo village in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State and killed 11 persons. The latest attack came barely…

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Japanese Climber, South African Guide Die on Table Mountain

  JOHANNESBURG — In a dramatic overnight operation, emergency responders early Tuesday descended on ropes from a cable car on South Africa’s Table Mountain to recover the bodies of two…

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