Sudan receives Su-35 fighter jets ahead of Bashir's first Russia visit

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18 August 2018
Secretary Tillerson: With the resignation of Robert Mugabe, today marks an historic moment for Zimbabwe. We congratulate all Zimbabweans who raised their voices and stated peacefully and clearly that the time for change was overdue.
Rep. Frederica Wilson on recovery of additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson in Niger: "Why doesn't the White House just give us a full report?How much can a Gold Star family take?"
8 month ago
Al Shabab military spokesman Abdi Aziz Abu Mus'ab says the reports that US airstrike hit our training camp was baseless, even one single of our fighters was not killed in Bay region
Zimbabwe's military chief Constantino Chiwenga has urged restraint across all political parties after Robert Mugabe resigned as president
Zanu-PF Chief Whip says Emmerson Mnangagwa "will be in office within 48 hours" and will serve the rest of Robert Mugabe's presidential term until elections in 2018
Zanu-PF's Legal Secretary says Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as President of Zimbabwe on Wednesday or Thursday
8 month ago
A U.S air-strike in Somalia killed at least 100 Al-Shabab militants at a training camp in Bay region, camp is located in the strategic mountainous area east of Dinsor
8 month ago
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Robert Mugabe's resignation is a "moment of hope" for the people of Zimbabwe and the former President "squandered" his legacy
U.S. embassy in Zimbabwe says Robert Mugabe's resignation is a "historic moment" which must lead to free, fair and inclusive elections
Crowds celebrating Mugabe's resignation are incredibly
No word from Al Shabab officials. US Africom says its 29th airstrike against the group since the start of 2017
8 month ago
US military launches airstrike in Somalia Tuesday killing ‘more than’ 100 al-Shabaab fighters at training camp 125 miles NW of Mogadishu
8 month ago
As a result of an airstrike this morning 90 - 100 Al-Shabaab militants were killed a training camp in Bur Elade, Dinsor district, Bay region – Somali Minister for Information
Incredible scenes in Harare after Mugabe resigns
8 month ago
UK Prime Minister Theresa May says Robert Mugabe's resignation provides Zimbabwe with an "opportunity to forge a new path free of the oppression"
Thousands of Zimbabweans pour into streets in jubilation after Mugabe resigns
A Zanu-PF official says Emmerson Mnangagwa will take over as leader within 48 hours
Car horns and wild cheering in Harare streets as Mugabe resigns
Speaker of Zimbabwe's Parliament: President Robert Mugabe resigned
Libya: @USAfricaCommand   confirms that US conducted airstrikes against ISIS militants near Fuqaha on November 17 and 198 month ago
Libya: @USAfricaCommand confirms that US conducted airstrikes against ISIS militants near Fuqaha on November 17 and 19
MPs begin Mugabe impeachment hearing
8 month ago
US has conducted another strike in Libya
Sudan receives Su-35 fighter jets ahead of Bashir's first Russia visit
Libya : Libya parliament (Tobruk) votes yes to UN peace plan. Spokesman says it agrees to give up command of army to new 3-strong presidential council in Tripoli
Zimbabwe's Senate and lower house to meet at 4:30 p.m. (9:30 a.m. ET) to begin impeachment process against Mugabe - REU
Zimbabwe's ruling party makes motion to impeach Mugabe; opposition party seconds it
U.N. urges Sudan to improve plight of Darfur's displaced people
Muse Buhi elected the 5th Somaliland president
Somaliland presidential election was fear and free – commission
Zimbabwe parliament opens session to begin Mugabe impeachment
Zimbabwe Chants of “Mugabe must go!” outside parliament
Russian defense Ministry:Corvette Soobrazitelny sailed from the port of Djibouti and have started executing the tasks in the Gulf of Aden8 month ago
Russian defense Ministry:Corvette "Soobrazitelny" sailed from the port of Djibouti and have started executing the tasks in the Gulf of Aden
Most ministers boycott cabinet meeting called by Zimbabwe President Mugabe: state media
Sources say only five ministers and the Attorney General have turned up for a Cabinet meeting called by Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe as 17 others are attending an impeachment meeting
Tensions over Nile dam: Sudan FM says Egypt has taken more than its agreed share of water in past years
Zimbabwe has 'insatiable desire' for Mugabe exit: ousted VP Emmerson Mnangagwa.
8 month ago
Death toll from suicide bombing at mosque in northeastern Nigeria rises to at least 50 - police official
Clashes between Al-Shabaab fighters and local clan militias erupts in Maroodile area outside of Beledweyne town on Tuesday morning, sources. Somalia
8 month ago
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the mosque bombing in Nigeria's Mubi, but suspicion immediately fell on Boko Haram, based in neighbouring Borno state and source of many similar attacks
8 month ago
Nigerian police say the teenage bomber mingled among worshippers and detonated early Tuesday in Adamawa state as people were arriving for morning prayers
Impeachment of Zimbabwe's Mugabe set to begin amid government cabinet revolt
Three candidates have contested for the 13th November elections; Muse Bihi of Kulmiye,the leading party; Abdirahman Irro Wadani party and Feisal A Warabe,a veteran politician who contested all the elections. he is the leader of UCID party
Somaliland's electoral commission is going to announce the final results of 13th November elections
8 month ago
Spain Melilla - 21-year-old Spanish national detained on suspicion of spreading jihadist propaganda and recruiting fighters for IS.
Impeachment of Zimbabwe's Mugabe set to begin; ministers told to boycott Cabinet meeting
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa adds to calls for Mugabe to go
Burkina Faso recalls ambassador to Libya over "slave markets" report
Zimbabwe military now say they agreed a "roadmap" with Pres Mugabe including talks with ex-VP Mnangagwa
Kenya: Intelligence report suggests that Kenyan Al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Iman is likely to leave the terrorist organisation
9 month ago
Deputy Secretary Sullivan: Fighting corruption and ensuring free and fair elections will make Government of Nigeria more accountable to its people and better equipped to secure its citizens and keep its economy growing.
9 month ago
Deputy Secretary Sullivan announced today that through @USAID the US will contribute an additional $45.5 million to support stabilization and early recovery efforts to help those who have been affected by violence in the Northeast begin to rebuild their lives.
9 month ago
Deputy Secretary Sullivan: As we consider the deadly enemies facing the Nigerian people – including Boko Haram and ISIS-West Africa – the United States is Nigeria’s partner in this fight. We are committed to helping the Nigerian people provide their own security.
US Department of State: As Deputy Secretary Sullivan made clear in Abuja today, the U.S.-Nigeria relationship is broad and deep, and we are committed to expanding our cooperation as we look to the future.  USNigeriaBNC9 month ago
US Department of State: As Deputy Secretary Sullivan made clear in Abuja today, the U.S.-Nigeria relationship is broad and deep, and we are committed to expanding our cooperation as we look to the future. USNigeriaBNC
Tusk: Meeting with President Touadera. Confirmed EU’s commitment to supporting the Central African Republic and agreed on importance of justice and reconciliation
A Zanu-PF statement says Robert Mugabe has been informed of his removal as leader of the party and has ordered the chief whip to proceed with the president's impeachment
9 month ago
Fighting between army and militia kills six people, including two soldiers in Democratic Republic of Congo
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe summons cabinet for a meeting on Tuesday at his State House offices, the same day ruling party members plan to impeach him
Zimbabwe ruling party official: Impeaching Mugabe should take just 2 days, starting Tuesday
Mugabe's party plans to begin impeachment process Tuesday: MP says
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