The plight of the rail-thin lions in Al Qurashi Park in Khartoum set off an outpouring of sympathy and donations from around the world. At least five lions, both male and female, once inhabited the zoo. One lioness died of starvation last week.
Libya's UN-recognised government said warlord Khalifa Haftar targeted a school compound in the capital Tripoli killing and injuring several children.
Claims that the UAE and Saudi Arabia recruit Sudanese youth as mercenaries highlight Sudan’s controversial role in the Gulf kingdoms’ devastating military campaign in Yemen and Libya.
Violence erupted in Bria, in a diamond-rich region, at the weekend between Runga and Gula and Kara groups, UN peacekeeping force spokesperson Vladimir Monteiro said.
MIlitants surrounded people at Silgadji village market, before separating them into two groups, on Saturday and were still in the area on Monday, a resident in nearby Bourzanga town said, citing accounts from those who had fled.
A growing social media campaign echoes the #BringBackOurGirls activism in Nigeria over the mass kidnapping there of scores of schoolgirls in 2014 as Ethiopians attempt to pressure the government for answers over the abduction in the Oromia region.
Turkish President says Haftar turned his back on both the Moscow and Berlin summits and is violating the ceasefire in Libya.
For more than a decade, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has devoted a lot of his time to cultivating friendly relations with African countries, and his 2020 tour to the continent is part of that long-standing approach.
For over 70 years, the United Nations has functioned as a bastion for human rights and defender of the most vulnerable. But what happens when those whose task it is to protect the poor and the weak, women and children -become perpetrators themselves?
Tension have been building in The Gambia, a tiny West African country, over President Adama Barrow's decision to stay in office for five years after initially pledging to step down after three.
Turkey's President Erdogan made the comments as fighting erupted on Sunday after Libyan warlord Haftar's forces advanced toward the strategic western city of Misrata.
The closure of oil fields and production facilities threatens the country's finances, warns Libya's central bank.
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