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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

AFRICA

AFRICA

One of Nelson Mandela’s grandsons has appeared in a South African court on a rape charge. A judge will decide whether Mbuso Mandela will be...

The trial of a professional hunter who helped an American kill a popular lion named Cecil in an allegedly illegal hunt in Zimbabwe has...

Two children died and 25 other people were rescued after a passenger boat capsized when it collided with a fishing vessel on Lake Victoria...

Nigerian troops have rescued 178 people from Boko Haram in attacks that destroyed several of the Islamic extremist group’s camps in the north east,...

A suicide bombing in Cameroon blamed on Boko Haram extremists has killed at least 10 people. The attack on a popular night spot evening in...

Two police officers were killed ahead of voting in a contentious presidential election in Burundi in which incumbent Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid for a third...

Rhinos wearing satellite tracking collars with spy cameras implanted into their horns could help turn the tables on poachers, experts believe. The British-designed system incorporates...

Clashes and an exchange of gunfire between security forces and Islamist protesters have killed at least five people in the Egyptian capital, security officers...

A South African foundation says retired archbishop Desmond Tutu is receiving an intensive course of anti-biotics to treat a “stubborn infection”. The Desmond & Leah...

Liberia’s deputy health minister says that a second person has died from Ebola in the latest resurgence of the deadly disease. Tolbert Nyenswah said the...