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Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah dies at age 91

Kuwait’s ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah has died said an official statement read out on state television on Tuesday. "With great sadness and sorrow,...

France to rule on alleged Rwanda genocide financier’s fate

A top French appeals court is to rule Wednesday on whether alleged Rwandan genocide financier Felicien Kabuga will stand trial in France or face...

Zimbabwe government accuses opposition of role in gun smuggling plot

Zimbabwe's state security minister on Monday alleged a plot by "rogue elements" in the opposition working with Western governments to smuggle in guns and...

Botswana extends state of emergency by six months amid pandemic

Botswana will be under the state of public emergency for another six months in an attempt to curtail the spread and transmission of the...

South Sudan to reopen schools in October

South Sudan said on Tuesday that a partial reopening of learning institutions will commence in October amid declining COVID-19 positive cases. Awut Deng Achuil, minister...

Worldwide death toll from COVID-19 hits 1 million

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world...

Kisumu photographer pulls double duty as a coxswain

When one visits Kisumu city lying on the western parts of Kenya at the shores of Lake Victoria, one cannot miss an opportunity to...

Sudan repels attack from SLM rebel group

Sudan's army said Monday that rebels in Darfur had attacked their troops, weeks after a landmark peace deal, but that the gunmen were from...

Ethiopian Airlines riding out pandemic on strength of cargo boom

Ethiopian Airlines has lost more than $1 billion in revenue during the coronavirus pandemic but has so far managed to avoid seeking a bailout...

Nigeria says ‘grey areas’ remain over lifting Mali sanctions

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said Monday that "grey areas" need resolving before West African leaders can lift sanctions imposed on Mali over a coup...
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