Al-Shabab in Somalia: US air strike ‘kills 60 militants’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The US says it is committed to eradicating al-Shabab safe havens in Somalia The US military says it believes some 60 al-Shabab militants were killed by one of its air strikes in central Somalia on Friday. The “precision” strike around Harardere did not injure or kill civilians, it added in […]

Al-Shabab in Somalia: US air strike ‘kills 60 militants’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The US says it is committed to eradicating al-Shabab safe havens in Somalia The US military says it believes some 60 al-Shabab militants were killed by one of its air strikes in central Somalia on Friday. The “precision” strike around Harardere did not injure or kill civilians, it added in […]

Morocco train crash: Rabat derailment ‘kills four’

Morocco train crash: Rabat derailment ‘kills four’

At least four people died and dozens more were injured when a train derailed near Morocco’s capital Rabat, reports say. Reuters news agency quotes an official who says up to eight people may have died, with 80 more injured. The incident occurred in Bouknadel, on the Atlantic coast between the capital and the city of […]

Morocco train crash: Rabat derailment ‘kills four’

Morocco train crash: Rabat derailment ‘kills four’

At least four people died and dozens more were injured when a train derailed near Morocco’s capital Rabat, reports say. Reuters news agency quotes an official who says up to eight people may have died, with 80 more injured. The incident occurred in Bouknadel, on the Atlantic coast between the capital and the city of […]

Morocco train crash: Rabat derailment ‘kills four’

Morocco train crash: Rabat derailment ‘kills four’

At least four people died and dozens more were injured when a train derailed near Morocco’s capital Rabat, reports say. Reuters news agency quotes an official who says up to eight people may have died, with 80 more injured. The incident occurred in Bouknadel, on the Atlantic coast between the capital and the city of […]

Ethiopia’s Abiy gives half of ministerial posts to women

Image copyright AFP Image caption Aisha Mohammed was construction minister before becoming Ethiopia’s first defence minister Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed women to half of his government’s ministerial posts, including the job of defence minister. Explaining his decision in a speech to Parliament, Mr Abiy said women were “less corrupt than men” and […]

Al-Shabab in Somalia: US air strike ‘kills 60 militants’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The US says it is committed to eradicating al-Shabab safe havens in Somalia The US military says it believes some 60 al-Shabab militants were killed by one of its air strikes in central Somalia on Friday. The “precision” strike around Harardere did not injure or kill civilians, it added in […]

Ethiopia’s Abiy gives half of ministerial posts to women

Image copyright AFP Image caption Aisha Mohammed was construction minister before becoming Ethiopia’s first defence minister Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed women to half of his government’s ministerial posts, including the job of defence minister. Explaining his decision in a speech to Parliament, Mr Abiy said women were “less corrupt than men” and […]

Ethiopia’s Abiy gives half of ministerial posts to women

Image copyright AFP Image caption Aisha Mohammed was construction minister before becoming Ethiopia’s first defence minister Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed women to half of his government’s ministerial posts, including the job of defence minister. Explaining his decision in a speech to Parliament, Mr Abiy said women were “less corrupt than men” and […]

Al-Shabab in Somalia: US air strike ‘kills 60 militants’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The US says it is committed to eradicating al-Shabab safe havens in Somalia The US military says it believes some 60 al-Shabab militants were killed by one of its air strikes in central Somalia on Friday. The “precision” strike around Harardere did not injure or kill civilians, it added in […]