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UNHCR condemns recurring xenophobic violence in South Africa

The United Nations refugee agency says it is deeply concerned by recurring violence against foreign nationals, including refugees and asylum-seekers, in South Africa. At least...

AS Roma exploring possibility of opening football academy in Nigeria

Italian club AS Roma on Friday said that it is open to working with the Nigerian Football Federation and its partners to assess the...

Cameroon appoints Toni Conceicao as head coach

Former Portuguese footballer Antonio Conceicao da Silva Oliveira has been appointed as head coach of the Cameroon national men's football team, the Indomitable Lions,...

China-aided hydropower station project in Burundi to expand cooperation

The China-aided Ruzibazi hydropower station project located in Burundi's Rumonge province will expand bilateral cooperation, Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said Friday. Nkurunziza made the remark...

National Electoral Commission claims Rwanda’s senate elections were free, fair

Rwanda's Senate elections held from Monday to Wednesday were conducted in a free and fair environment, National Electoral Commission (NEC) chairperson Kalisa Mbanda said...

President Kenyatta holds bilateral talks with Singapore PM

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday held bilateral talks with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. The Kenyan leader is in the southeast Asian country...

U.N. chief urges world leaders to unite in fight against climate...

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called upon world leaders to unite in the fight against climate change, expressing optimism that “we...

U.S. says airstrike in Libya kills 8 terrorists

U.S. forces conducted an airstrike on Thursday in the vicinity of Murzuq, Libya, killing some eight terrorists, the U.S. Africa Command said on Friday. The...

Africa’s seventh richest man expresses love for Chinese films

Africa’s seventh riches man, Naguib Sawiris, says he is a "big fan of Chinese movies,” and that they give him an idea about Chinese...

Cholera cases surge to 124 in Sudan

Sudan said on Thursday that the number of cases of cholera reported in the country have surged to 124, most of them in the...
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