The invasion of Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, by the Taliban over the weekend marked the takeover of the country by the Islamic terrorist group 20 years after they were driven out by the American military.
The United States on Sunday announced visa restrictions on Ethiopian and Eritrean officials accused of fuelling the six-month-old war in Ethiopia's Tigray region, saying those involved had "taken no meaningful steps to end hostilities."
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday urged the United States to reconsider relocating US Africa Command (AFRICOM) from Stuttgart, Germany, to Africa, nearer the theatre of operation, admonishing the international community to support Nigeria and the sub-region in tackling growing security challenges. President Buhari, in a virtual meeting with the US Secretary of State, Mr Anthony Blinken,…
Secretary of State Antony Blinken will hold talks Tuesday with the leaders of Nigeria and Kenya as President Joe Biden's administration seeks to demonstrate an early interest in Africa. Conducting a virtual trip due to Covid-19 precautions, Blinken will "meet" separately with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta as well as senior…