Tuesday 19 November, 2019
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The Khaama Press News Agency
Category Archives: Africa

An Ethiopian Airlines plane has crashed shortly after the take from Addis Ababa airport, the officials in Ethiopia have confirmed. The Boeing 737 passenger jet was reportedly carrying 149 passengers and 8 crew members when it crashed...

By Khaama Press on Mar 10th, 2019

A Kenyan couple who spent only $1 in their wedding received a lavish treatment from their well-wishers who spent around $35,000 in a ceremony organized on the eve of Valentine’s day. According to the local media reports, the newly-wed couple...

By Khaama Press on Feb 15th, 2017

22 people have been killed in twin suicide bombings at a Nigerian mosque, officials and residents said on Wednesday. Officials said the suicide bombers went to the mosque during the morning prayers on the outskirts of the restive Nigerian city...

A comparatively heavy explosion targeted the bus of presidential guards in Tunisia’s capital Tunis around 5 pm on Tuesday leaving 12 people killed. Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi said in an address to the nation aired by local...

By Khaama Press on Nov 25th, 2015

22 people have been killed in attack on a hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako. 2 gunmen stormed Radisson Blu luxury hotel on Friday morning taking 170 hostages including 30 staff members and 140 guests, in which there were American and French citizens. Soon...

As world is focusing the horror of the Islamic State which killed more than 100 people killed in its latest wave of violence in Paris, another group has emerged as the world’s deadliest terrorist group. The data, published in the third edition...

By Khaama Press on Nov 19th, 2015

Morocco’s Ministry of Interior announced on Wednesday that three Afghans who were using falsified Pakistani passports to reach out to Denmark through Morocco have been arrested by police at Marrakech Menara International Airport. The Ministry...

Senior Al-Qaeda commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar killed in U.S. airstrike in Libya A top Al-Qaeda leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar linked to the deadly terrorist attack that left  38 foreign hostages including three Americans killed in Algeria in 2013,...

Hundreds of Haitian women were forced by UN peacekeepers to have sex with them in return for food, according to a draft UN report. The draft report has been prepared by the UN Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) also revealed around...

By Mirwais Adeel on Jun 11th, 2015

The police forces in Nigeria closed a restaurant after discovering the human meat was cooked and served for customers. The MailOnline quoting BBC Swahili reported that the operation by Nigerian police was launched after they were tipped off...

By Mirwais Adeel on May 16th, 2015

Nigerian army has released 234 more women and children from the custody of Boko Haram militant group. According to a statement issued Friday by defense headquarters the hostages were released from northeastern Sambisa Forest, strong hold of...

Nigerian military have freed nearly 300 girls and women abducted by Boko Haram or Islamic State’s West Africa Province (Iswap). Major General Chris Olukolade Nigerian director of defense told reporters on Wednesday says that the nearly 300...

The Nigerian militant group of Boko Haram or Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad who recently pledged allegiance with ISIS adopted a new name. They are now calling their area as “Islamic State’s West Africa Province” or ISWAP,...

Sara Omar, paternal grandmother to U.S. President Barack Obama cried after performing Umrah, Arabic language Akhbar reported on Wednesday. According to Akhbar, Sara Omar performed Umrah and then visited an exhibition about the life of Prophet...

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group has released a new propaganda video which purportedly shows the killing of two groups of Ethiopian Christians captured by its Libyan affiliates. The 29-minute video appears to show the...

By Mirwais Adeel on Apr 19th, 2015