Former Tunisian first lady Chardlia dies on election day

Chardlia Farhat has died today Sunday, the very day her country is going to the polls to elect the successor to her late husband who died around two months ago. “My mother Chadlia, widow of Béji Caïd Essebsi, is dead, God bless her,” was the message posted on Facebook by one of the late couples […]

36 lives claimed after ship sinks in DRC

According to a police announcement on Sunday, Thirty-six people have been declared missing when the cargo and passenger ship sank on the Congo River in the Kinshasa region, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo The death toll from the sinking of a “whaling ship” in Congo is “36 missing persons and 76 survivors”, police […]

$1 billion Bid for the fight against terrorism in West Africa

The heads of ECOWAS have announced a $1 billion bid to fight against the imminent threat posed by Islamist Terrorist Organizations in the region. The pledge was announced on Saturday at the end of the recent ECOWAS summit in the Burkina capital, Ouagadougou by Niger president Mahamadou Issoufou, who is  the head of the regional […]