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Monday, June 17, 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...

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...

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...

Twenty-five years ago, Rwanda descended into an orgy of violence in which some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were massacred by the majority Hutu...

The flight crew on the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed last month performed all procedures from Boeing but could not control the jet, according...

Mozambique’s cyclone-hit city of Beira has confirmed its first death from cholera, as the number of cases of the disease has jumped to 517. To...

Authorities say the death toll in Mozambique from Cyclone Idai is now 446. Environment minister Celso Correia said that nearly 110,000 people are now in...
Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopians, Ethiopia, Africa, Plane Crash

Thousands of Ethiopians have attended a mass funeral ceremony in the country’s capital, a week after a plane crash killed 157 people. Some victims’ relatives...