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ICC warns against election violence in DR Congo

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued a stern warning following some reports of election-related violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo where the long-delayed polls have been postponed...

Nigerians dominate FBI’s massive bust of online fraudsters

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI has arraigned scores of suspected fraudsters behind scams and online fraud crimes. The U.S.Attorney General, Nick Hanna, said majority of the suspects are...

DRC issues global arrest warrant for opposition leader Katumbi

The Democratic Republic of Congo has issued an International arrest warrant for Opposition Leader Moise Katumbi, who has been in self-imposed exile since 2016. Justice Minister Alexis Thambwe Mwamba said...

Cairo candles workshop struggles to survive

In a rudimentary workshop in Cairo, Haj Mohamed Hussein uses a simple method to produce candles for different occasions. It earns him a humble living – but he worries...

Malawi Women Protest in Defense of Embattled Election Chairperson

Thousands of women marched Wednesday in Malawi in defense of commission chairperson Jane Ansah. The protesters said Ansah is being targeted with insults on social media because she is...

Ghana to host Africa Climate Week in March 2019

Ghana will in March 2019, host the Africa Climate Week, dubbed, “Climate Action in Africa: Navigating Change and Exploring Opportunities. The United Nations Climate Change and collaborating partners would partner...

Botswana issues travel advisory to citizens over xenophobic attacks in SA

The government of Botswana is informing all its citizens travelling to South Africa to exercise extreme caution. The country’s Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation announced this in a statement...

Morocco suspect admits killing Scandinavian hiker

The suspected leader of a jihadist cell has told a Moroccan court that he beheaded one of two Scandinavian hikers murdered in the High Atlas mountains. Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24,...

Nigeria’s housing the worst in the world-UN

UN says Nigeria is facing a housing crisis, with conditions among the worst in the world. UN Housing Rapporteur, Leilani Farha, said more than two-thirds of Nigerians are living in...

Mozambique election observer killed by ‘elite police’

There is growing anger in Mozambique over the death of a prominent election observer after it emerged that the Police were involved. Anastacio Matavele was shot dead in the southern...

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Africa

Rwanda in u-turn on restrictions after first death

Rwanda has reversed its planned easing of restrictions on Monday after recording the first death from coronavirus and a swift rise in new cases. Travels...

South Africa delays schools’ reopening by a week

South Africa has delayed the reopening of schools by a week to allow school administrators more time to prepare. Final year students in primary and...

World

Belgian prince contracts COVID-19 after breaking Spanish lockdown rule

Belgium's Prince Joachim contracted COVID-19 after attending a party in Spain which broke lockdown rules, the Belgian Royal Palace has confirmed. Prince Joachim, who is...

Iran declares huge jump in cases

There have been more than 3,000 new cases in the 24 hours in Iran, an unprecedented peak in the last two months. "People seem to think...