Posts Tagged ‘Central African Republic’

Boko Haram Expanding Across Africa, Towards Central African Republic

by Breaking Timeson December 1, 2015
Boko Haram recently ranked as the world’s deadliest militant group—has expanded operations in the neighboring countries in recent months, including Cameroon, Chad and Niger. However, Najat Rochdi, UN Resident Coordinator in Cameroon, said that the militant group continues to carry out almost daily suicide-bombing attacks in the region, such as the blast at a Shiite procession […]

FLASH| Fulani Herdsmen Named As Fourth Deadliest Terror Group In The World

by Breaking Timeson November 19, 2015
The fourth deadliest known terrorist group has been named as the Fulani militant group operating in Nigeria and parts of the Central African Republic. The little-known group, formed of individuals from the semi-nomadic pastorial ethnic group Fula people existing across several West African nations, has seen a dramatic escalation of its activities in the past […]

1.4 Million People To Attend Papal Mass In Kenya

by Breaking Timeson November 8, 2015
Catholic church officials and Kenyan authorities say they expect 1.4 million people to attend a mass officiated by Pope Francis when he visits this country on his first trip Africa. Presidential spokesman Manoah Esipisu said Sunday the pope’s visit to Kenya on Nov. 25 to 27 — the first stop in his three-state visit of […]