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Sunday, May 26, 2019

AFRICA

AFRICA

Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered part of an ancient cemetery near the country’s famed pyramids on the Giza plateau just outside Cairo. Mostafa Waziri, secretary...

Six people including a pastor have been killed in an attack on a Christian church in northern Burkina Faso. The violence took place on Sunday...
Mozambique, Cyclone Kenneth, Cabo Delgado, Nicholas Finney

Mozambique’s government has urged many people to immediately seek higher ground after at least five people were killed in Cyclone Kenneth. Authorities fear flooding and...
Libya, Africa, Elmahdi Elmajerbi, United Nations

Libya’s UN-supported government is asking the security council to appoint a “fact-finding mission” to investigate alleged violations by the forces attacking the capital. Ambassador Elmahdi...
Morocco, Protest, Africa, Hirak Rif Anti-poverty Movement

Thousands of demonstrators in Morocco have condemned prison sentences given to the leader of the Hirak Rif anti-poverty movement and dozens of other activists. The...

The Sudanese protest movement has welcomed “positive steps” taken by the ruling military council which held talks with opposition leaders over the weekend and...
Sudan, Sudan's Protesters, Africa, President Omar al-Bashir

The Sudanese protest movement has welcomed “positive steps” taken by the ruling military council which held talks with opposition leaders over the weekend and...

Sudan’s defence minister has announced he is stepping down as transitional leader a day after ousting the country’s autocratic president. In a TV address, General...
Africa, Sudan, Politics, Election

Tens of thousands of Sudanese have marched towards the centre of the capital Khartoum, cheering, singing and dancing as two senior officials said the...

Sudan’s military has arrested President Omar al-Bashir, ousting him from power in the wake of escalating protests against his 30-year rule. The defence minister said...