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Ethiopia extends state of emergency by four months

The Ethiopian parliament on Thursday voted unanimously to extend a state of emergency imposed in October by another four months after Defence Minister Siraj...

Nigeria summons Indian ambassador over attacks on it citizens

Nigeria has summoned the Indian ambassador to Abuja on Wednesday following the recent spate of attacks on Nigerian students studying in India, the country’s...

Egypt’s Sisi set to visit Saudi Arabia in April

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is scheduled to make a state visit to Saudi Arabia in April at the invitation of King Salman, Egyptian local...

UN: Over 60,000 South Sudanese refugees enter Sudan in three months

More than 60 000 South Sudanese have entered Sudan in the first three months of 2017, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)...

China to donate 1 mln USD for flood victims in Zimbabwe

China will donate 1 million U.S. dollars to help flood victims who were left stranded following heavy rains that fell in February, Chinese Ambassador...

Nigeria’s government summons Indian high commissioner over attack on Nigerian students

Nigeria's government on Wednesday asked Indian government to ensure the immediate arrest and prosecution of those responsible for attacks of Nigerian students in an...

Somalia parliament endorses new cabinet

Somalia’s Parliament has endorsed a new cabinet proposed by Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire last week. Lower House Deputy Speaker Abdiweli Ibrahim Mudey announced 224...

5 Nigerian students injured after being attacked by crowds in India

India's Foreign Ministry has vowed to investigate an attack against Nigerian students by a crowd in the capital, New Delhi. At least five Nigerian students...

China calls on US to honour climate commitments

China on Wednesday called on the US to honour its commitments to tackle climate change, after President Donald Trump moved to roll back American...

Meningitis outbreak in Nigeria kills 269, fears its spread could get...

A meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 269 people in recent weeks, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said, as Africa's most populous country...
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