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8 Nigerians awaiting Execution in Indonesia

  8 more Nigerians are reportedly waiting to be executed in Indonesia. This is according to the United Nigerians in Diaspora, a group of Nigerians...

Kenya will not force Dadaab refugees to leave

  Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta promised Wednesday not to force refugees home, backtracking on a three-month deadline issued by his deputy that would have pushed...

Ivory Coast bans deadly skin whitening creams

Ivory Coast has banned skin whitening creams, which are widely used in west Africa, because of fears they cause lasting damage to health, the...

Voters in UK cast their votes in unpredictable elections

Millions of British voters are going to the polls today to cast their votes in the United Kingdom general election. Voters started casting their votes...

President Nkurunziza confirms third term bid

  Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza insisted Wednesday he would run for a controversial third term in elections set for June, defying international pressure to refrain...

Burundi: AU says environment not conducive for elections

  The African Union has called for Burundi to postpone its elections. The East African country's due to vote for a new Parliament later this month...

East African foreign ministers in Burundi amid political crisis

East African foreign ministers arrived in Burundi Wednesday following days of deadly demonstrations against a third term bid by President Pierre Nkurunziza, the government...

Central African Republic militias agree to free child soldiers

BANGUI, Central Africa Republic (AP) — Armed groups in Central African Republic have agreed to release any children they are holding and not to...

Somalia counterfeit shillings undermine the currency

Somalia's Central Bank says the national currency is being destabilized by a wave of counterfeit money. As CCTV's Mohamed Hirmoge reports, the dollar is...

The Nile Series: Tourism is given a boost by the River

The stunning scenery along the Nile, from Aswan, through Luxor, Cairo and into the Mediterranean Sea, is simply breath-taking. And the addition of historical...
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