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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

AFRICA

AFRICA

Streets are deserted in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare as a general strike continues for a third day in protest over the government’s decision to more...

A British man and American woman are feared to have been among 15 people killed in a militant attack on a luxury hotel in...
Laurent Gbagbo, Ivory Coast, Africa, Ble Goude

Judges at the International Criminal Court have acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo of crimes committed following disputed elections in 2010. The court in...
Morocco, Africa, Islamic State

Moroccan prosecutors have filed preliminary terrorism charges against 15 people who are suspected of links to the killing of two Scandinavian women in the...
Militants, Sinai Peninsula, Cairo, Egypt

Egyptian security forces have killed 40 militants in raids in the Sinai Peninsula and the Greater Cairo area, just hours after a roadside bomb...
Priest's Tomb, Egypt, Africa

A private tomb thought to be more than 4,000 years and built for a senior official from the 5th dynasty of pharaohs has been...

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe is no longer able to walk as his health declines, his successor has said. President Emmerson Mnangagwa told ruling...

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak is the worst in the country’s recorded history with 319 confirmed and probable cases, the health...

Four car bombs have been triggered by Islamic extremists outside a hotel in the Somali capital, killing at least 20 people and injuring 17,...

Armed men have kidnapped at least 78 students and their principal from a Presbyterian school in Nkwen village in Cameroon, a governor has said....