Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Israel-Gaza war: Three soldiers killed in Kerem Shalom rocket attack

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Three Israeli soldiers have been killed in a Hamas rocket attack near one of the main crossings used to deliver aid into Gaza, Israel...

Kenya Dam burst kills more than 40

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More than 40 people have died in Kenya after a dam burst following heavy rains and flooding, officials have said. People in villages near...

Francis Ogolla: Kenya investigates crash that killed military chief

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Kenya's government has sent a team to investigate the helicopter crash that killed military chief Gen Francis Ogolla and nine others. It was not immediately...

Burkina Faso expels French diplomats

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Burkina Faso has expelled three French diplomats for engaging in "subversive activities", the Burkinabe foreign affairs ministry said in a notice to France. The notice...

50,000 Russian soldiers confirmed dead by BBC

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Russia's military death toll in Ukraine has now passed the 50,000 mark, the BBC can confirm. In the second 12 months on the front line...

Vietnamese billionaire sentenced to death for $44bn fraud

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It was the most spectacular trial ever held in Vietnam, befitting one of the greatest bank frauds the world has ever seen. Behind the stately...

O.J. Simpson, football star turned celebrity murder defendant, dead at 76

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WASHINGTON, April 11 (Reuters) - O.J. Simpson, the American football star and actor who was acquitted in a sensational 1995 trial of murdering his...

Betta Edu probe: Nigeria recovers $24m in poverty minister investigation – EFCC

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Nigeria has recovered 30bn naira ($24m; £19m) as part of an ongoing corruption probe into a suspended minister, the financial watchdog says. The funds were...

Ivory Coast bans begging in Abidjan to bring order

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The authorities in Ivory Coast's biggest city, Abidjan, have announced a ban on begging to try to combat what they call urban disorder. The city's...

Bobrisky: Nigerian celebrity arrested for throwing money

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One of Nigeria's best-known celebrities, a transgender woman known as Bobrisky, has been arrested on charges of abusing banknotes. Bobrisky, whose real name is Idris...