16 dead, 46 kidnapped as armed group strikes village in Congo

Congolese official and civil society groups said on Wednesday in Beni (Democratic Republic of the Congo) that sixteen civilians had been assassinated by an armed group in eastern Congo. They said that the discovery of the bodies on Tuesday and Wednesday morning in Buleusa was after the disappearance of 46 people in the village since… Read More 16 dead, 46 kidnapped as armed group strikes village in Congo

Kidnapped Vanguard columnist, Donu Kogbara, released; describes her encounter

Donu Kogbara, Vanguard columnist, looked calm as she spoke to journalists who rushed to her residence as news of her release by kidnappers filtered into Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, on Saturday morning. The state Police Commissioner, Mr Musa Kimo, was probably her first visitor about 6:30 am when Sunday Vanguard got there. It was… Read More Kidnapped Vanguard columnist, Donu Kogbara, released; describes her encounter

Vanguard columnist, Donu Kogbara kidnapped by gunmen

Vanguard newspaper Columnist, Donu Kogbara has been abducted in Port Harcourt by unknown gunmen. The state Police Public relations officer, DSP Ahmed Muhammad confirmed the ugly development, saying police was on the trail of the kidnappers. Dornu Kogbara who maintains a column in the Vanguard was whisked away in the early hours of Sunday by… Read More Vanguard columnist, Donu Kogbara kidnapped by gunmen