6 Killed In Algeria Standoff

6 foreign hostages have been killed today, during what is now considered as one the biggest international hostage crises in this decade. 25 hostages were able to escape, but the 6 died during the rescue mission to free the hostages held by rebels calling themselves the Battalion of Blood.

  • Written by Bernadette
  • Category: Africa

Nigeria boosts foreign embassy security in the wake of Libya attacks

An American movie that was termed to be derogatory has sparked anger in Muslims all over the world. In Nigeria, foreign diplomatic buildings have received a boost in security. This was a reaction to protests in Egypt and the attack on the United States Consulate in Libya. The American movie that sparked the fatal attack in Libya was deemed to be derogatory of Muhammad, the Islamic Prophet.

  • Written by Navid Iqbal
  • Category: Africa

Man from Senegal sets himself on fire and later dies

Senegal authorities did not release the name of the man that died from the injuries he suffered while being on fire.

The man set himself on fire just outside the presidential palace yesterday in the afternoon in order to protest against the newly elected president. He put a lot of flammable liquid over his entire body and then lit himself on fire in front of the palace gates.

  • Written by Julius
  • Category: Africa