Category: Africa

Opposition Libyan groups sign peace deal 0

Opposition Libyan groups sign peace deal

A United Nations-brokered peace accord has been signed by Libya’s two main opposing factions, loyal to either the General National Congress in the capital Tripoli, or the House of Representatives based in Tobruk, who...

Islamic State aims to capture Libyan oil – French Defence Minister 0

Islamic State aims to capture Libyan oil – French Defence Minister

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has claimed Islamic State is moving to extend its territory in Libya in an attempt to reach the country’s oil fields, the largest proven reserves in Africa. “They are...

malaria 0

Malaria deaths falling dramatically: WHO

According to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) annual malaria report, malaria deaths have decreased substantially – from 839,000 in 2000, to 438,000 in 2015. This has been coupled with many countries moving towards the full...

Firebomb in Cairo nightclub leaves 18 dead 0

Firebomb in Cairo nightclub leaves 18 dead

Tragedy struck a nightclub in Cairo on Thursday night when a Molotov cocktail was thrown into the entrance of the establishment. Most guests were downstairs and were trapped in the basement when the attack...