07 November 2021

Libya: In a recent BBC interview, Foreign Minister Najla El-Mangoush had said that her government “was very open to collaborating with the US on the question of extradition” of a new suspect of Lockerbie bombing in 1988. This is a sensitive issue in Libya. The presidential council has now reacted by suspending the Foreign Minister for 14 days, pending an enquiry. But the government says that the presidential council has no authority to do this and that Najla El-Mangoush would carry on with her work.

06 November 2021

Sierra Leone: At least 99 people have died and some 100 are being treated in hospitals and health centres after a huge explosion and a huge fire following the collision of a fuel tanker and a lorry at a busy junction in the eastern part of Freetown yesterday (Friday) night.