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Monday, October 22, 2018

AFRICA

AFRICA

A new law ratified by Egypt's president that imposes harsh restrictions on non-governmental organisations could be a "death sentence" for human rights groups in...

The 82 young women released by Boko Haram extremists earlier this month are joining those already freed in a special rehabilitation programme, Nigerian officials...

Egypt's government forces have struck bases in which militants who waged a deadly attack against Christians have been trained. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said fighter jets...

The South African city of Cape Town is instructing people to severely restrict water use because of the area's worst drought in more than...

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years held hostage by Boko Haram are being reunited with their families for the...

The UN envoy to Libya has condemned a suspected militia attack on an air base in the country's south that reportedly killed at least...

A second case of Ebola has been confirmed by laboratory testing amid an outbreak in a remote corner of northern Congo, the World Health...

Health authorities are investigating nine suspected cases of Ebola in a remote corner of northern Congo, including two deaths, the country's health minister said. One...

More than one million children have fled South Sudan's civil war amid the world's fastest growing refugee crisis, two United Nations agencies said. Another one...

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari met 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed from Boko Haram extremists - then made a shock announcement that he was leaving...