Sunday, November 19, 2017

Angola set to swear in a new president in 38 years

Angola will swear in a new president later today, the first time there has been a change in leader for nearly four decades. João Lourenço,...




History of Zimbabwe and how Mugabe came to power

A look at the struggle to maintain white supremacy in what is now Zimbabwe, a hundred years after Cecil Rhodes' pioneers carved out a...

Dozen killed in 4 suicide attacks in Maiduguri

Twelve people were killed Wednesday by evening in four separate attacks by suicide bombers in the regional capital of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria, rescue...

Report show Libyans now swap jewelry for medicals

In a square behind Libya’s central bank, black market dealers, some of them armed, carry small plastic bags filled with dollars and larger ones...




Boycott helps Niger’s Mahamadou Issoufou win second term

Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou won a second term with 92.5 percent of the vote in a run-off election that the opposition coalition chose to...
Odinga and Uhuru

Uhuru Kenyatta calls Supreme Court election ruling a ‘coup’

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Thursday the country’s Supreme Court staged a “coup” against the will of the people when it annulled last...

UN Security Council visit to draw attention to Lake Chad crisis

UN Security Council envoys on Thursday travel to Africa's Lake Chad region, where famine, the Boko Haram insurgency, climate change and poor governance have...


Eastern Libyan jet makes deadly strike on rival military’s plane

Forces allied to Libya's eastern government carried out an air strike against a military transport aircraft in the central district of Jufra on Tuesday,...