Category: Africa

US 4×400 Mixed Relay Team Reinstated to Final

TOKYO—The United States’ mixed 4×400 meter relay team has been reinstated into Saturday’s final due to an official’s error, a World Athletics spokesperson said, after they were disqualified on Friday for exchanging the baton outside the changeover zone. The American team, comprising Elija Godwin, Lynna Irby, Taylor Manson and Bryce Deadmon, were reinstated by jury […]

Cameroon Reels From Fresh Islamist Attack That Killed 13 Soldiers

The news came hard for the Aoudou Man family, always fearful of news about Islamist militant attacks in northern Cameroon. That’s because two sons from the family have been serving in the Cameroonian army, fighting militants of the Nigerian-based islamist terror group, Boko Haram. Their fear was realized over the weekend of July 23 with […]

Cameroon Reels From Fresh Islamist Attacks That Killed 13 Soldiers

The news came hard for the Aoudou Man family, always fearful of news about Islamist militant attacks in northern Cameroon. That’s because two sons from the family have been serving in the Cameroonian army, fighting militants of the Nigerian-based islamist terror group, Boko Haram. Their fear was realized on July 24 with news that their […]

Libyan Indoor Soccer Player Dies in Malaria Outbreak in Team

CAIRO—A malaria outbreak among Libya’s national indoor soccer team has claimed the life of one player while several others have been sickened following the team’s participation in the African Minifootball Cup in Nigeria, Libya’s sports ministry and its minifootball federation said. According to a statement by the ministry on Wednesday, Ayman al-Naqrish, 24, died in […]

South Africa Crisis: A Warning to the West of the Dangers of Critical Race Theory

Recent civil unrest in South Africa—which has claimed over 300 lives—should serve as a warning to Western nations of the dangers of socialism, wealth redistribution, and affirmative action. A former member of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) has warned that despite the lofty goals of Critical Race Theory (CRT) and African socialism, the consequences […]

Terrorists Wage Food War in Northern Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria—Half of Nigeria’s rural population in central Plateau State may face famine next year, following mass crop destruction by Fulani terrorists waging a so-called food war, which means hunger for millions. The Fulani are a Muslim ethnic group who have been waging a sectarian war inside of Nigeria, with crop destruction serving as their […]

Terrorists Wage Food War in Nigeria’s North

JOS, Nigeria—Half of Nigeria’s rural population in central Plateau State may face hunger next year following mass crop destruction by Fulani terrorists waging a so-called food war, which means hunger for millions. The Fulani are a Muslim ethnic group who have been waging a sectarian war inside Nigeria, with crop destruction their latest tactic. At […]

Kenyan Wildlife Authorities Capture Lion in Residential Area Outside Capital

NAIROBI—Kenyan wildlife authorities said on Wednesday they had captured a lion that had wandered into a residential area in a town south of the capital Nairobi. Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said members of the public alerted them of the lion’s presence in the morning, prompting the authority to send rangers and veterinarians to the site. […]

Ever Given, the Ship That Blocked the Suez Canal, Arrives in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM—The container ship Ever Given, which got stuck in the Suez Canal for six days in March, arrived in the Dutch port of Rotterdam on Thursday after being released by authorities in Egypt. It was scheduled to dock at Rotterdam’s ECT Delta terminal for unloading until Aug. 3 before departing for Felixstowe, England, the port […]

Biden Revives Trump’s Africa Business Initiative; Eyes Future Digital Project

WASHINGTON—The Biden administration on Tuesday will announce a new push to expand business ties between U.S. companies and Africa, with a focus on building needed digital, health, and physical infrastructure on the continent, a senior U.S. official said. U.S. industry executives welcome the interest, but say dollar flows will lag until the Biden administration wraps […]