Saturday, March 2, 2024

UN suspends food aid to Ethiopia over fraud fears

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The UN's World Food Programme (WFP) says it is suspending some food aid to Ethiopia while it addresses worries that donations are being diverted...

Sudan army withdraws from truce talks – sources

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Sudanese officials say the army has suspended ceasefire talks with the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF), accusing the group of repeatedly violating previous truce...

Nigeria Supreme Court throws out landmark election case

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Nigeria’s Supreme Court has dismissed a case seeking to disqualify Vice-President-elect Kashim Shettima as the candidate for the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) in...

Tanzanian nurses to be charged with organ-harvesting

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Four nurses in Tanzania's western Tabora region are to be charged in court with harvesting the organs of baby twins, a regional official has...

The mother who fled Shakahola forest to save her children

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Salema Masha speaks softly, but her slender frame is animated by an inner strength that saved the lives of her five children. One day in...

Two rescued after shootout at US convoy in Nigeria

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Two kidnapped US embassy staff have been rescued unharmed in Nigeria, say police, days after seven other people travelling in the same convoy were...

Wild lion Loonkiito, ‘one of the world’s oldest’, killed in Kenya

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A wild male lion believed to be one of the world's oldest has died after being speared by herders, authorities in Kenya have said. Loonkiito,...

Sudan fighting: Street battles dash hopes of Eid ceasefire

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Street battles are being fought by Sudan's rival forces in the capital, Khartoum, in an escalation of violence despite calls for a ceasefire to...

SA opposition vows to ‘protect’ Putin from ICC arrest

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South African opposition minority party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), has said Russian President Vladimir Putin is welcome to visit Pretoria despite an arrest...

Ramadan: Nigerians face arrest for ‘eating in public’

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Islamic police in Nigeria's northern Kano state have been deployed to mosques to ensure the safety of lives and property during the holy month...