92 herdsmen arrested in Abuja on charge of illegal arms possession

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s order for the deployment of military personnel to regions of the country affected by violent clashes between herdsmen and farmers, Nigerian troops stationed in Abuja have arrested 92 armed herdsmen in Abuja. According to Captain Bashir Jajira, the Assistant Director of Public Relations for the Army, 36 suspects were arrested at… Read More 92 herdsmen arrested in Abuja on charge of illegal arms possession

Xenophobia: Riots rock Zambia over ritual killings

Residents of Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, on Monday looted shops belonging to foreigners, accusing them of involvement in ritual killings, police said. The xenophobic attacks reportedly started at a house and a shop belonging to an entrepreneur from Rwanda in the low-income Zingalume neighbourhood. They then spread to nearby Chunga neighbourhood. Zingalume residents stoned… Read More Xenophobia: Riots rock Zambia over ritual killings

Taliban suicide bomber hits Kabul in Afghanistan

A Taliban suicide car bomber attacked an office of Afghanistan’s main national security agency in Kabul on Tuesday, killing or wounding several people, the first assault in the capital since the group declared their new spring offensive a week ago. President Ashraf Ghani condemned the attack “in the strongest possible terms” in a statement from… Read More Taliban suicide bomber hits Kabul in Afghanistan