Ecowas demands release of Mali opposition leader

Posted by - July 28, 2020

West African presidents have demanded the release of one of Mali’s opposition leaders, Soumaila Cissé. He was kidnapped by an unknown group just days before the now-disputed parliamentary elections on 25 March. The demand was made as part of a plan by the West African regional bloc Ecowas to resolve Mali’s ongoing political crisis. Tens

Search underway for missing six in northern Nigeria

Posted by - July 14, 2020

Search operations are underway as Nigerian authorities confirm that six people were kidnapped and one shot dead, close to the north-western city of Kaduna on Sunday. The hijack happened in a remote part of the Millennium City suburb. “The government is concerned about the security situation in Kaduna state,” Kaduna State Minister for Internal Security