Monday, December 6, 2021

Tigray rebels ‘raped, beat women’ in Ethiopian war

NAIROBI: Tigrayan rebels raped, robbed and beat up several women during an attack on a town in Ethiopia's Amhara region, Amnesty International said yesterday,...

Azerbaijan activists sound alarm over wave of killings of women

BAKU: Dilara Bagiyeva's face grew pale as she recounted how, after suffering abuse from her husband for a decade, he turned on their eight-year-old...

Closed Morocco, Algeria border divides families

OUJDA, Morocco: Fatima Chaaoufi gazes across the sealed Moroccan border towards an Algerian village on the other side, home to family members she hasn't...

Egypt money pooling apps thriving

CAIRO: Cash-strapped Egyptians fearful of banks have long relied on a "gameya" to access money in time of need, but now tech startups are...

Sudan forces fire tear gas at protests

KHARTOUM: Sudanese security forces yesterday fired tear gas at multiple anti-coup rallies, with protesters in several cities joining a call for two-days of civil...

Organic farmers find fertile ground

TUNIS: Proudly displaying her freshly picked pomegranates, Tunisian farmer Sarah Shili says going organic is "the future of farming"-and as demand surges in North...

Residents, activists cry foul over stinking garbage in Tunisia’s Sfax

SFAX: Residents and activists in Tunisia's industrial hub of Sfax are warning of an "environmental catastrophe" as mountains of uncollected garbage litter the streets...

Glitches hit Nigeria southeast election

ANAMBRA: Technical problems hit a governorship election in Nigeria's southeastern state of Anambra on Saturday during a vote seen as a test of the...

Over 90 killed in Sierra Leone fuel tanker blast

FREETOWN: A massive fireball sparked by a fuel tanker explosion killed 92 people in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, the West African country's vice president...

Nigeria’s southeast state votes in key ballot

LAGOS: Nigeria's restive southeastern state of Anambra voted for a new governor yesterday in a ballot seen as a test of the electoral system...

Algeria blames Morocco for death of three truck drivers

ALGIERS: Algeria has accused arch-rival Morocco of killing three Algerians on a desert highway, as tensions escalate between the neighbors over the contested Western...

Humanitarian crisis worsens; Rebels target Ethiopia capital

ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopian lawmakers yesterday endorsed a state of emergency after rebels advanced on the capital, sparking a US warning that an aid crisis...

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