Macron announces end of military operation in Sahel, says French troops to become part of international force

Paris’s counterterrorism operation in the Sahel region of West Africa is coming to an end, with the reduced French contingent instead set to join a broader international force, President Emmanuel Macron has said. … Read More >Macron announces end of military operation in Sahel, says French troops to become part of international force

‘Slap in the face’: Namibian descendants of German genocide victims condemn aid deal

Namibian descendants of victims of the genocide committed by Germany during its colonial rule have rejected a deal made by the governments of the two countries as a “slap in the face” that has “no regard for the human lives lost.” … Read More >‘Slap in the face’: Namibian descendants of German genocide victims condemn aid deal

Goma almost deserted as thousands flee on foot after scientists warn of catastrophic ‘limnic eruption’ (VIDEOS)

Thousands have fled the Congolese city of Goma after the region’s military governor ordered a partial evacuation and scientists warn of a potentially catastrophic limnic eruption, which could smother the area with deadly gas. … Read More >Goma almost deserted as thousands flee on foot after scientists warn of catastrophic ‘limnic eruption’ (VIDEOS)

DR Congo activates evacuation plan for Goma as lava from erupting volcano devours roads & houses (VIDEOS)

The Democratic Republic of Congo has initiated evacuation measures in the eastern city of Goma, which sits dangerously close to the erupting Mount Nyiragongo. The flowing lava has been destroying roads and houses on its path. … Read More >DR Congo activates evacuation plan for Goma as lava from erupting volcano devours roads & houses (VIDEOS)

Nyiragongo volcano erupts in Congo, triggering evacuation as panicked residents scramble to flee to Rwanda (VIDEOS)

Mount Nyiragongo near the Congolese city of Goma has erupted, sending flames into the sky and spreading a strong smell of sulfur in the vicinity. The government has activated an evacuation plan for the city. … Read More >Nyiragongo volcano erupts in Congo, triggering evacuation as panicked residents scramble to flee to Rwanda (VIDEOS)