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Sunday, June 16, 2019

AFRICA

AFRICA

Deaths have been reported by protest organisers in Sudan who say security forces besieged a sit-in demonstration in the country’s capital. Protest organisers said at...
Peter Mutharika, Malawi, Lazarus Chakwera, Africa, Saulos Chilima

Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has narrowly won re-election with 38% of the votes in last week’s polls, the electoral commission has declared. Mr Mutharika’s victory...
Elephants, Africa, Poaching, Ivory, University of York, University of Freiburg

Elephant poaching rates in Africa are declining, new analysis suggests. The annual poaching mortality rate fell from a high of more than 10% in 2011...
Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa, Politics

Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president. He took the oath of office on Saturday in front of...
Jacob Zuma, Africa, South Africa, Pietermaritzburg

Former South African president Jacob Zuma has appeared in court facing charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering. Zuma, 77, appeared at the High Court...
Hosni Mubarak, Sinai Peninsula, Giza Pyramids, Egypt

A roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids, Egyptian officials have said. The blast on Sunday wounded at least 17 people,...
ANC, Jacob Zuma, African National Congress, South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa,

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has won national elections but with its lowest ever share of the vote. With all votes counted, the ANC...

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has won national elections but with its lowest ever share of the vote. With all votes counted, the ANC...

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...