Category: Africa

ECOWAS Commission seeks ban on full-face veil

Leaders of ECOWAS member countries rose from a summit in Abuja, Nigeria to announce plan to ban to “forbid” women from wearing full-face veils out of `concern’ again st the growing incidence of female suicide bombers,…

Gunmen take 170 hostage in Mali hotel

Gunmen attacked a five-star hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako on Friday and are holding 170 hostages, witnesses said.   Reports says Nigeria’s Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the president of the Dangote Group of companies, is among…