Home Topics Firebombing Sorties

Firebombing Sorties

Firefighters battle to contain a bushfire that broke out on the slopes of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, April 18, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Firefighters battle to contain blaze on South Africa’s Table Mountain

South African emergency workers have started evacuating three 17-storey residential buildings overlooking Cape Town city as a wildfire fanned by strong winds continues to burn out of control along Table Mountain, city officials said on Monday.

Recent Stories

June 12: MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty – Gani Adams

Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams, has said that the late Chief MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty and freedom during his lifetime.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: No invasion of miscreants into Ekiti

The Ekiti State Police Command has described as untrue the reports that miscreants have invaded Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

South-west governors urged to strengthen Amotekun to prevent attacks

The protem chairman of the Coalition of Yoruba Liberation Movement, Yemi Farounbi, has called on south-west governors to strengthen the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.
3. Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.

Ghana and Ivory Coast play out goalless draw in Cape Coast

Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.
Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

Nigeria goalie blames herself for defeat vs Jamaica, looks forward to Portugal clash

Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

Most Popular

Wayne Rooney is set to temporarily come out of retirement to play for an England team at Soccer Aid this year.

Wayne Rooney to play for England in charity match

Manchester United and England’s record goalscorer initially hung up his boots in January as he was appointed the permanent manager at Derby County, whom he guided to Championship survival on a dramatic final day of the season.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC to announce new polling units next week – chair

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has pledged to announce a comprehensive list of its new polling units across Nigeria next week.

Osun community appeals for local government status

Modakeke community in Osun State on Sunday appealed to the state and Federal Governments to upgrade the area office into a full-fledged local government area.
Manchester United midfielder Fred says the club enjoyed a great season in spite of coming away empty-handed, after a campaign that saw Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side extend their trophy drought to four years.

Fred: Manchester United had a ‘great season’ despite ending trophyless

Manchester United midfielder Fred says the club enjoyed a "great season" in spite of coming away empty-handed, after a campaign that saw Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side extend their trophy drought to four years.
A Brazil team playing in the Copa America at home on the back of a seven-game winning streak would normally be hot favourites to triumph but this is no ordinary year and no ordinary Copa.

Brazil seek to forget troubles, focus on Copa success

A Brazil team playing in the Copa America at home on the back of a seven-game winning streak would normally be hot favourites to triumph but this is no ordinary year and no ordinary Copa.