Over 2’000 mainly sub-Saharan migrants attempted to reach Melilla, Spain through its border with Morocco. Reports say at least eighteen people died in the mass action with many injured.
Hundreds of Moroccan officers were also reported injured when they clashed with the migrants, who attacked them them with forces of violence.
Video: Worshippers perform rite at Osun Osogbo festival, Nigeria
In this video, a congregation of worshippers are at the famous Osun river, South West Nigeria to perform religious rites in this year’s Osun Osogbo festival.
The sacred river is one of the highlights of the festival. It is believe to hold the power of fertility. Thousands of people gather in procession to the river every year to offer prayers and sacrifice to the Yoruba goddess of fertility.
Video: Demonstrators hit streets in ongoing protests in Sierra Leone
Watch a session of the ongoing “Bio must go” demonstration in Sierra Leone. Two policemen have been killed in the outrage.
The president has called for calm and has declared a nationwide curfew on Tuesday.
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