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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

West African News

Sierra Leone sex worker killed after court testimony

Sierra Leone sex worker killed after court testimony on friend’s murder

A post-mortem is being carried out on a sex worker who was...
Niogerians shops in Suame Magazine

Mystery group lock Nigerian shops in Ghana

More than 30 shops owned by Nigerians have been locked by unidentified...
Gunmen kill 41 people in central Mali

Gunmen kill 41 people in central Mali

Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at...
Elephant injured by poachers kill father and son in Liberia

Elephant injured by poachers kill father and son in Liberia

A wounded elephant has gone on the rampage in rural north-western Liberia,...
UNICEF says children used in Sunday triple suicide attack

UNICEF says children used in Sunday triple suicide attack in Nigeria

The UN's children's charity, Unicef, says children were used as suicide bombers in...

South and Central African News

S. Africa president express shock after 24 people die in youth day accident

S. Africa president express shock after 24 die in youth day...

South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his devastation after 24 people died in a collision involving a minibus taxi and a...

North & East African News

Sports

Super Falcon, Banyana Banyana set for last group games at the world cup

Super Falcon, Banyana Banyana set for last group games at the...

Nigeria's Super Falcon and South Africa's Banyana Banyana will be playing their final group games tonight at the women's world cup...

Business & Finance

Ethiopia lawyers to sue over internet blackout

Group of Ethiopia lawyers to sue over internet blackout

A group of Ethiopian lawyers are planning to sue the country's state-run monopoly telecoms provider over the internet shutdown, which is...

Lifestyle, Health & Entertaiment

Report says African countries 'paying 30x more for medicine'

Report says African countries ‘paying 30x more for medicine’

Countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia and Kenya could be paying up to 30 times more than the recommended price for medicines, a...
Ebola screening at Uganda-DR Congo border

Uganda send family sent back to DR Congo after 2 Ebola deaths

Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on...
Pope Francis changed the Lord's prayer over frustration on the temptation line

Pope Francis changes the Lord’s Prayer after frustration over ‘temptation’ line

POPE Francis has changed the Lord's Prayer after becoming frustrated at a line suggesting God might lead people into temptation.
Ebola clinc DFC

Mob attack Ebola clinic in East Congo, loot, kill health worker

A mob in eastern Congo killed an Ebola health worker and looted a clinic, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday, underscoring...

Sierra Leone sex worker killed after court testimony...

A post-mortem is being carried out on a sex worker who was murdered in Sierra Leone after giving evidence in the...

Mystery group lock Nigerian shops in Ghana

More than 30 shops owned by Nigerians have been locked by unidentified men in Ghana’s second largest city, Kumasi. 

Gunmen kill 41 people in central Mali

Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in a part of the country...

Tunisia parliament pass law barring leading presidential candidate

Tunisia’s parliament passed an amendment to its electoral law on Tuesday that would bar businessman Nabil Karoui, owner of a private...

UN wants independent probe into death of Egypt’s...

The UN human rights office has called for an "independent inquiry" into the death of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, who...

Elephant injured by poachers kill father and son...

A wounded elephant has gone on the rampage in rural north-western Liberia, killing a 58-year-old man and his son, state radio...