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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

AFRICA

AFRICA

Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo have killed 13 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the centre of the...

Melania Trump is visiting Malawi, the second stop on a five-day goodwill visit to Africa. The US first lady landed in the capital Lilongwe on...

Kenya will hold fresh presidential elections on October 17, the electoral commission has announced. President Uhuru Kenyatta will face opposition leader Raila Odinga again following...
Africans, Migrants

The leaders of France, Germany, Italy and Spain have agreed on a new policy to grant asylum to vulnerable migrants who apply for protection...

Residents in Nigeria's northern Borno state say attacks by Boko Haram extremists on several villages in the past week have killed at least 27...

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, in an address to the nation after returning from London where he spent more than three months for medical treatment,...
Mudslide, Sierra Leone

Churches across Sierra Leone have held special services in memory of those killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week, as hospital officials announced...

Zimbabwe has blocked flights by South Africa's government-owned airline amid tensions over allegations that Zimbabwe's first lady assaulted a young model. South Africa's government...

The death toll from Sierra Leone's mudslides is now above 400, the United Nations said. The UN humanitarian agency said 409 bodies have been found...
Grace Mugabe, Zimbabwe

South African officials are debating whether to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe, who is accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model...