Thursday, January 18, 2018

Teargas fired as Kenya police clash with opposition protesters

Kenyan police fired teargas and shots in the air on Monday as hundreds of demonstrators marched through the capital Nairobi to protest against proposed...




Ethiopia prominent opposition leader Merera Gudina freed

Prominent Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina was freed from jail on Wednesday after the government dropped charges against him as part of a wider...

Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 12, injure 48

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers killed 12 people and injured 48 others in an attack on Wednesday on the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri,...

234 illegal immigrants rescued off coast in western Libya

Libyan coast guards on Wednesday rescued 234 illegal immigrants off western Libyan coast, navy spokesman said. "Tripoli's coast guards managed to rescue 234 immigrants of...




South Africa's Deputy Education Minister Mduduzi Manana

South Africa deputy minister of Education ‘slap woman’

In a taped phone conversation, a person, who is reportedly South Africa's Deputy Education Minister Mduduzi Manana, admits to slapping a woman at a...

Djibouti president set to secure 4th term in new presidential vote

After 17 years under his rule, few doubt Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh will fail to win a fourth term in polls next week,...

Ghanaian 24 year old beauty crowned first ‘Miss Africa Continent’

Barefoot, wearing traditional costumes including animal hide skirts and elaborately beaded headdresses, the contestants strutted the stage before Ghanaian Rebecca Asamoah was crowned the...


Tunisian fishermen vow to block ‘racist’ anti-migrant ship

Tunisian fishermen vowed Sunday to block a ship carrying far-right activists from docking at their port, dealing a fresh blow to their mission to...