Geography of Africa
Some 117 migrants who left Libya in a rubber dinghy two days ago are unaccounted for, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Jan. 19, after three people were rescued from the vessel after it sank in the Mediterranean.
Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Internal Security Fred Okengo Matiang'i (C) speaks to the press upon his arrival on the scene of the attack at the hotel complex in Nairobi's Westlands suburb on Jan. 16.
Libyan tanker Badr, which was renamed Bdin and his property changed, has returned to a Bulgarian waters, according to marinetraffic.com.
The property of the tanker, that is Libyan state-owned company is about $ 40 million, was changed on December 21, and it went into the hands of Bulgarian company Bulgargeoin, which claims old receivables to the Libyan state for over $ 9 million.
Three protesters died after police broke up an anti-government demonstration in Sudan, police said on Jan. 10, as thousands chanted support for President Omar al-Bashir at a rival rally in Khartoum.
Turkey has denounced a coup attempt in the central African country of Gabon.