Apr 6th, 2013
A former chief of the navy in Guinea-Bissau in western Africa appeared in a New York City courtroom on Friday to face charges regarding cocaine trafficking, according to a drug enforcement official, Ronald Kubisty. Rear Admiral Jose Americo Bubo Na Tchuto was flown to New York City after he was detai...
In East Africa
Jan 16th, 2013
Somali Islamists say they have decided to kill a French agent they have held since 2009, as confusion continues over whether he is in fact still alive. The Al-Qaeda linked Shebab said in a statement they have “reached a unanimous decision to execute the French intelligence officer, Denis Allex,...
Sep 29th, 2012
Halimatu Ayinde’s second brace of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup was enough to send Nigeria into the quarter-finals and Colombia out in a 3-0 victory. Chinwendu Ihezuo went close early on, her bullet header going just wide as she aimed to improve on her tally of six at Azerbaijan 2012. H...
Jun 19th, 2012
Manchester United have sounded out Porto winger James Rodriguez as a possible replacement for Nani should the Portuguese forward part ways with the Premier League club. There continues to be a huge amount of uncertainty surrounding Nani’s future at United after he stalled on signing a new contract, l...
Mar 24th, 2011
Bamako – Authorities in Mali have arrested four people after an aircraft loaded with 10 tons of cocaine crashed in the country in 2009, a source close to the probe said on Thursday. Malian authorities suspect the aircraft was part of a larger drugs trafficking network linked to Colombia. French...