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Egypt's Coptic Pope rejects Pence meeting over Jerusalem: statement - World News
Egypt's Coptic Pope rejects Pence meeting over Jerusalem: statement 3 days ago
Egypt's Coptic Church head Pope Tawadros II has cancelled a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence in Cairo later this month in protest at Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the church says.
Zimbabwe diaspora extends protest after Mugabe ouster -World News
Zimbabwe diaspora extends protest after Mugabe ouster 3 days ago
After 15 years of protesting against Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwean diaspora in the UK will continue to rally against the ruling Zanu-PF party, accusing its leaders of being "dictators who only believe in themselves ruling".
Egypt's Coptic Church rejects meeting with U.S.'s Pence over Jerusalem move -World News
Egypt's Coptic Church rejects meeting with U.S.'s Pence over Jerusalem move 3 days ago
Egypt's Coptic Church has rejected a meeting requested by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during his visit later this month in protest against Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, MENA state news agency reported on Saturday.
Zambia will have two entrants in both Caf Club competitions -World News
Zambia will have two entrants in both Caf Club competitions 4 days ago
Zambia will have two entrants in both African club competitions for the first time from next year, after moving up Caf's rankings of club results.
EXCLUSIVE: Mnangagwa's govt 'is illegitimate... Zim needs coup cure' -World News
EXCLUSIVE: Mnangagwa's govt 'is illegitimate... Zim needs coup cure' 4 days ago
Zimbabwe needs to cure the coup, and needs the African Union to help with this, publisher and academic Ibbo Mandaza has said.
Zimbabwe names diplomat Isaac Moyo as top spy -World News
Zimbabwe names diplomat Isaac Moyo as top spy 4 days ago
Zimbabwe has named a former diplomat as the head of its intelligence agency, state-owned newspaper The Herald said on Saturday.
UN approves Mali peacekeepers helping new Sahel force -World News
UN approves Mali peacekeepers helping new Sahel force 4 days ago
The Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution that will enable the UN peacekeeping force in Mali to provide support to the new 5 000-troop African force that is charged with fighting extremists in western Africa's vast Sahel region.
Prize-winning Cameroonian writer detained after criticising govt - wife -World News
Prize-winning Cameroonian writer detained after criticising govt - wife 4 days ago
A celebrated Cameroonian writer who wrote a piece critical of the government's handling of a separatist crisis in its Anglophone region was detained at Douala airport on Thursday, his wife and lawyer said.
Africa:Kagame Urges Govts to Cut the Red Tape -World News
Africa:Kagame Urges Govts to Cut the Red Tape 4 days ago
[New Times] President Paul Kagame has called on African governments to work on improving business conditions to achieve the much desired private sector led growth.
Uganda says it has contained an outbreak of Marburg hemorrhagic fever -World News
Uganda says it has contained an outbreak of Marburg hemorrhagic fever 4 days ago
Uganda said on Friday it had successfully contained an outbreak of the Marburg virus, a highly infectious haemorrhagic fever announced by officials on Oct. 19, which killed three people.
UN calls on social media giants to control platforms used to lure African migrants -World News
UN calls on social media giants to control platforms used to lure African migrants 4 days ago
The U.N. migration agency called on social media giants on Friday to make it harder for people smugglers to use their platforms to lure West African migrants to Libya where they can face detention, torture, slavery or death.
Somalia calls Trump Jerusalem move 'dangerous' -World News
Somalia calls Trump Jerusalem move 'dangerous' 4 days ago
A senior Palestinian official says the Palestinians will not meet with Vice President Mike Pence during his upcoming visit to the region because of the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Mugabe sons 'back in Zim... as ex-first family set to jet out to Malaysia' - report -World News
Mugabe sons 'back in Zim... as ex-first family set to jet out to Malaysia' - report 4 days ago
Former president Robert Mugabe's sons have reportedly returned to Zimbabwe for the first time after their father was pushed out of office in November.
At least 45 killed in ethnic fighting in South Sudan - official -World News
At least 45 killed in ethnic fighting in South Sudan - official 4 days ago
At least 45 people have died in fighting between ethnic groups in South Sudan's northern state of Western Lakes, a local official said, in a new source of violence in a country already devastated by a four-year civil war.
eNCA | Mali rights group calls for trial of coup leader to resume -World News
eNCA | Mali rights group calls for trial of coup leader to resume 4 days ago
Sanogo, a former army captain who staged a military coup in Mali the same year, went on trial in November 2016 charged with murdering 21 soldiers.
eNCA | Zimbabwean’s in SA celebrate as ambassador Moyo heads home -World News
eNCA | Zimbabwean’s in SA celebrate as ambassador Moyo heads home 4 days ago
Zimbabwean lobby group #Tajamuka spokesman in South Africa Shelton Chiyangwa said he hoped Mnangagwa would appointed “a people’s person” as the next ambassador.
Rebels kill 15 peacekeepers in Congo in worst attack on U.N. in recent history -World News
Rebels kill 15 peacekeepers in Congo in worst attack on U.N. in recent history 4 days ago
Suspected Ugandan rebels killed at least 15 Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers and wounded 53 others in a raid on a base in Congo that U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called the worst attack on the organisation in recent history.
UN peacekeepers: A history of deadly attacks -World News
UN peacekeepers: A history of deadly attacks 4 days ago
An attack which killed 15 United Nations peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo late Thursday is one of the worst in the history of the organisation.
World Bank signs $1.15bn loan with Egypt -World News
World Bank signs $1.15bn loan with Egypt 4 days ago
The World Bank signed a $1.15bn loan with the Egyptian government, a final tranche of funds to support economic reforms in the country, the international lender has said.
Tanzania president in shock over UN DRC attack -World News
Tanzania president in shock over UN DRC attack 4 days ago
Tanzania's president is expressing shock over the killing of 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers in the deadliest single attack on a UN peacekeeping mission in recent memory.
REVEALED: Grace, Mnangagwa bust-up was over plans to honour Bob - spokesperson -World News
REVEALED: Grace, Mnangagwa bust-up was over plans to honour Bob - spokesperson 4 days ago
Robert Mugabe's former spokesperson has told a private newspaper in Zimbabwe that relations between Grace Mugabe and then vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa broke down irreparably over plans to honour his 93-year-old ex-boss.
Mali rights group calls for trial of coup leader to resume -World News
Mali rights group calls for trial of coup leader to resume 4 days ago
A Malian human rights association on Friday called for the immediate resumption of the trial of former coup leader Amadou Sanogo, who is accused of murdering 21 soldiers in 2012.
eNCA | Rebels kill 14 peacekeepers in Congo, worst attack on UN in history -World News
eNCA | Rebels kill 14 peacekeepers in Congo, worst attack on UN in history 4 days ago
The UN chief said the attack constituted a war crime and called on Congolese authorities to investigate and
'Master of deception' -World News
'Master of deception' 4 days ago
President Macron has angered Algerians by asking their government to allow the return of anti-independence fighters.