Lesotho Wire
Lesotho Wire

France Investigates Killings of French, Nigerien Workers in Niger

French and Nigerien soldiers searched through a giraffe reserve and its surrounding area in Niger’s Koure region on Monday for the killers of six French aid workers.

The gunmen, who arrived on motorcycles, also killed the workers’ guide and driver, …

Six Killed in Port Sudan Inter-Communal Fighting

KHARTOUM – At least six people were killed and more than 50 others were injured after a peaceful protest turned violent in the city of Port Sudan Sunday night, said local residents.  Authorities in eastern Sudan, where the area is …

80 Killed in South Sudan Warrap State’s Inter-Communal Fighting

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN – Witnesses say at least 80 people were killed and more than 90 others were injured in violent clashes involving soldiers and civilians in Warrap state’s Tonj East County over the weekend as South Sudan troops …

Suicide Bombing on Somalia Military Base Kills Nine

At least nine people were killed and nearly 20 others injured Saturday in a car bomb blast at the front gate of a Somali military base in Mogadishu, witnesses and security officials said.

Government security officials contacted by VOA have …

Mauritius Scrambles to Counter Oil Spill From Grounded Ship

JOHANNESBURG – Anxious residents of the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius stuffed fabric sacks with sugar cane leaves Saturday to create makeshift oil spill barriers as tons of fuel leaking from a grounded ship put endangered wildlife in further …