Sunday, July 21, 2019
A Moroccan court on Thursday condemned three Islamic State group supporters to death for the murder of two Scandinavian women beheaded while on a hiking trip in the High Atlas mountains. Suspected ringleader Abdessamad Ejjoud and two companions received the...
The Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization has declared, calling for more funds and support to close it down. The second biggest Ebola outbreak ever, after the 2014-16 epidemic...
Johannesburg – After failing to reach an agreement with the Burundi government on the airing of programmes the BBC has decided to close its Burundi bureau. Africa Business Editor Larry Madowo said on Tuesday that efforts to resolve a dispute...
Economists say significant challenges remain, including poor road and rail links, excessive border bureaucracy and petty corruption. On July. 07, African nations officially unveiled a landmark trade agreement at the African Union Summit in Niamey, Niger, with the long sought-after...
Kampala, Uganda - Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine said Monday he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in a 2021 election "on behalf of the people." But Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, said he is...
South Africa's ex-President Jacob Zuma told a judge-led inquiry that allegations of corruption against him were a "conspiracy" aimed at removing him from the political scene. He was appearing for the first time at the inquiry, which is investigating allegations...
Rain-triggered floods and mudslides in India's northeast have killed over a dozen people and displaced more than a million from their homes, with officials warning the situation could worsen in the coming days. Heavy monsoon rains in Assam state killed at least 10 people in...
At least seven people have been killed in an attack on a hotel in southern Somalia, including Canadian-Somali TV journalist Hodan Nalayeh, reports say. Officials and survivors say a suicide bomber rammed a car containing explosives into the Asasey hotel...
Sudan’s Transitional Military Council (TMC) has foiled an attempted military coup with at least 16 officers arrested, according to state-run TV. Security forces are currently in pursuit of the mastermind of the attempted coup and other officers alleged to...
Nigeria’s Senate has warned South Africa that if the killing of Nigerian citizens in the country continues there will be grave consequences. Senate President Ahmad Lawan – referring to South Africa’s ongoing problems with xenophobia where foreigners and their property...
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