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S Arabia, UAE pledge $130m for Sahel anti-terror force - World News
S Arabia, UAE pledge $130m for Sahel anti-terror force 34 minutes ago
Saudi Arabia has pledged $100m towards a five-nation anti-terror force in the Sahel region of West Africa, while the United Arab Emirates has offered $30m, French President Emmanuel Macron has said.
DRC court sentences 12 to life for child rapes, murder -World News
DRC court sentences 12 to life for child rapes, murder 34 minutes ago
A military court in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has sentenced a dozen militia members, including a lawmaker, to life in prison for the rapes of more than 46 children as young as 11 months old.
S.African court blasts Zuma over graft inquiry report -World News
S.African court blasts Zuma over graft inquiry report 1 hour ago
A South African court on Wednesday reprimanded President Jacob Zuma as "seriously reckless" after he challenged the recommendations of the country's anti-corruption watchdog for a graft probe against him.
Africa:Chinese Dongfeng Arrives in Africa -World News
Africa:Chinese Dongfeng Arrives in Africa 1 hour ago
[PR Newswire] Cape Town, South Africa -DONGFENG RACE TEAM TO EMBARK ON THE JOURNEY THROUGH THE SOUTHERN OCEAN
Africa:IPU Data Confirms Link Between Democracies in Crisis and Surge in Human Rights Abuses Against MPs -World News
Africa:IPU Data Confirms Link Between Democracies in Crisis and Surge in Human Rights Abuses Against MPs 1 hour ago
[PR Newswire] Geneva -Human rights abuses against parliamentarians reached a new high in 2017, according to Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) statistics. Parliamentarians from Cambodia, Maldives, Turkey and Venezuela alone, where the political situation has
Africa:Draw Results of Interclubs 2018 Prelims -World News
Africa:Draw Results of Interclubs 2018 Prelims 1 hour ago
[CAF] The draw for the preliminary rounds of the CAF Interclubs 2018 was conducted on Wednesday, 13 December 2017, during the meeting of the CAF Interclubs Committee at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.
Africa:Attaining Universal Health Coverage -World News
Africa:Attaining Universal Health Coverage 1 hour ago
[Nation] Investment in Africa's health systems is vital if the continent is to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth.
Africa:Time Running Out for Construction Sector to Cut Energy Use, Meet Climate Goals - UN -World News
Africa:Time Running Out for Construction Sector to Cut Energy Use, Meet Climate Goals - UN 1 hour ago
[UN News] The clock is ticking on efforts to reform the buildings and construction sector's energy performance and keep the Paris Agreement on track, new United Nations-backed research revealed on Tuesday.
Africa:Board Approves Third Batch of Global Fund Grants Valued At $2.83 Billion -World News
Africa:Board Approves Third Batch of Global Fund Grants Valued At $2.83 Billion 1 hour ago
[GFO] Sixty-two grants from 29 countries were approved
Africa:Agroforestry Should Play a Bigger Role in Tackling Climate Change -World News
Africa:Agroforestry Should Play a Bigger Role in Tackling Climate Change 1 hour ago
[IRIN] Never has it been so pressing to address climate change. So let's hurry to embrace a proven part of the solution. The radical (but not new) concept of agroforestry - be it integrating trees to create shade over coffee bushes, adding trees to Colomb
US condemns deadly Ethiopia clashes -World News
US condemns deadly Ethiopia clashes 2 hours ago
The United States has said it was "troubled and saddened" by clashes in Ethiopia that local reports said has left at least 18 people dead.
Watchdog: Egypt remains among worst jailers of journalists -World News
Watchdog: Egypt remains among worst jailers of journalists 2 hours ago
The Committee to Protect Journalists says the international community has failed to pressure the world's "worst" jailers of journalists, including Egypt, to improve press freedom conditions.
Lebo Diseko: Who will succeed Jacob Zuma? -World News
Lebo Diseko: Who will succeed Jacob Zuma? 2 hours ago
The strengths and weaknesses of the top two candidates battling to lead South Africa's ruling party.
Mohamed Salah texted me over goal-scoring worries, says Didier Drogba -World News
Mohamed Salah texted me over goal-scoring worries, says Didier Drogba 2 hours ago
Didier Drogba told Mohamed Salah he just needed time and confidence for the goals to come.
Gambia denies deal for land 'to revive Russian empire' -World News
Gambia denies deal for land 'to revive Russian empire' 3 hours ago
The West African state of The Gambia has angrily denied claims it reached a deal with monarchist Russian politician Anton Bakov, who is seeking land in an oddball scheme to revive the Romanov Empire.
E Guinea intercepts Gabon-bound boat carrying 205 migrants -World News
E Guinea intercepts Gabon-bound boat carrying 205 migrants 3 hours ago
Equatorial Guinea's coastguard intercepted a makeshift boat carrying 205 West African migrants headed for Gabon, local media has reported.
E.Guinea intercepts Gabon-bound boat carrying 205 migrants -World News
E.Guinea intercepts Gabon-bound boat carrying 205 migrants 3 hours ago
Equatorial Guinea's coastguard intercepted a makeshift boat carrying 205 West African migrants headed for Gabon, local media reported Wednesday.
Group protests human rights activist's detention in Burundi -World News
Group protests human rights activist's detention in Burundi 4 hours ago
Human Rights Watch is urging Burundian authorities to either free or charge an activist who has been detained since November 21.
Rwanda-backed report alleges France's role in 1994 genocide -World News
Rwanda-backed report alleges France's role in 1994 genocide 4 hours ago
A new report commissioned by Rwanda's government accuses France of supplying weapons to the perpetrators of the East African nation's 1994 genocide in which over 800 000 people were killed.
Africa, Europe seek to boost Sahel anti-terror force -World News
Africa, Europe seek to boost Sahel anti-terror force 4 hours ago
France's Emmanuel Macron has hosted African and European leaders to drum up support and contributions for a new counter-terrorism force in the terror-plagued Sahel.
South African Court Rejects Jacob Zuma’s Bid to Block Corruption Inquiry -World News
South African Court Rejects Jacob Zuma’s Bid to Block Corruption Inquiry 4 hours ago
The ruling against the president came days before a major political gathering to choose a new leader of the African National Congress.
Rwanda Accuses France of Complicity in 1994 Genocide -World News
Rwanda Accuses France of Complicity in 1994 Genocide 4 hours ago
The findings of an independent study could exacerbate a long diplomatic feud over accountability for one of Africa’s worst atrocities.
2018 African Confederation Cup draw held -World News
2018 African Confederation Cup draw held 4 hours ago
The draw for Africa's second tier club competition the Confederation Cup is held with 2017 runners-up SuperSport United given a bye.
Nigerian woman arrested for selling her twins in Katsina -World News
Nigerian woman arrested for selling her twins in Katsina 4 hours ago
The woman was arrested after allegedly attempting to sell her one-month old girls for $980; £730.
Jacob Zuma, South Africa's president, suffers double court blow -World News
Jacob Zuma, South Africa's president, suffers double court blow 4 hours ago
The president loses two cases, and is forced to set up a corruption inquiry and pay legal fees.