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Xi Jinping congratulates opening of China Int’l Big Data Industry Expo

Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the 2019 China International Big Data Industry Expo ("Big Data Expo"), which kicked off on...

Ethiopian Airlines passenger plane crashes en route to Kenya

An Ethiopian Airlines passenger plane from Addis Ababa headed to Nairobi, Kenya has crashed. A statement from Ethiopian Airlines indicates the flight had 149 passengers...

Algeria orders early university holiday to curb protests

Algerian authorities on Saturday ordered an early start to the spring university holiday, an apparent attempt to weaken two weeks of student-led protests against...

SENEGAL DECIDES: Senegal braces for crucial presidential elections

Senegal is widely described as one of the most stable democracies in West Africa. It is a reputation that seems warranted as you walk...

Update: At least 30 people dead in Lake Victoria boat accident

Ugandan diving teams are retrieving bodies from Lake Victoria where police say at least 30 people died in a boat accident near the capital,...

UN adds sexual violence as reason for sanctions in Libya

The U.N. Security Council on Monday authorized action against illicit oil exports from Libya until February 2020, and it added planning and committing sexual...

Massive power cut plunges Ethiopia into darkness

Many areas in Ethiopia are still without electricity despite authorities saying they had restored power supply after a nationwide cut on Monday. Authorities said a...

Mohamed Salah wins yet another award

Liverpool’s Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah has won yet another award to add more gloss onto his already incredible debut season at the Merseyside club. Salah...

Gabon’s constitutional court orders prime minister to resign

Gabon’s Constitutional Court on Monday ordered the Prime Minister Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet to resign and the lower house of parliament dissolved after legislative elections scheduled...

The Gambia vows to back Morocco’s World Cup 2026 Bid

In an apparent defiance to U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to other African nations to support USA's World Cup bid in 2026, The Gambia...
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