Category: Africa

Fighting shakes Tripoli as thousands flee homes

Gunfire and blasts echoed through Libya’s capital on Friday as eastern forces fought troops of the internationally recognised government in southern Tripoli suburbs, forcing thousands of civilians to flee their homes. The Libyan National Army…

Pope Francis set to visit 3 African countries

Pope Francis will visit flood-ravaged Mozambique and Indian Ocean nations of Madagascar and Mauritius in September, the Vatican announced on Wednesday. He will travel to their capitals  Maputo, Antananarivo and Port Louis during the September 4-10…