Monday, June 24, 2024

Moscow attack: Russian court charges four men with act of terrorism

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Russia has charged four men it says attacked a Moscow concert hall and killed at least 137 people. Three were marched bent double into a...

Man ‘recovering well’ after pig kidney transplant

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A 62-year-old man is said to be recovering well and should leave hospital soon, after getting a new kidney from a pig that was...

Haiti: Fears of hunger as Haiti turmoil spreads

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A year ago, the 20-year-old was a computer science student living in a suburb of the capital, Port-au-Prince. But the failed state that Haiti is...

Eswatini denies reports kingdom facing shortage of men

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The Kingdom of Eswatini has denied reports that it was offering nationality to citizens from southern Africa to fill up for shortage of men...

Ghana’s LGBT terror: ‘We live in fear of snitches’

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Homophobia is not uncommon in Ghana, where gay sex is already against the law and carries a three-year prison sentence, but now the LGBTQ+...

Zimbabwe: US slaps fresh sanctions on President Mnangagwa and other leaders

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The US has imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa for corruption and human rights abuses. The order also affects other senior leaders in the...

Nigeria tightens security as food theft continues

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Nigerian authorities have heightened security at government food stores around the country amid a crisis. With people struggling to afford food, recently there have been...

Nigeria orders cryptocurrency firm, Binance to pay $10bn

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The Nigerian government says it has demanded almost $10bn (£8bn) in compensation from the cryptocurrency firm, Binance. It says Binance manipulated foreign exchange rates through...

Zambia declares national emergency over drought

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Zambia’s President Hakainde Hichilema has declared a national disaster to tackle the prolonged drought affecting the country. Addressing the nation on Thursday afternoon, Mr Hichilema...

Nigeria imposes annual levy on expatriate workers

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Nigeria has imposed a mandatory annual levy for organisations employing expatriate workers, requiring them to pay $15,000 (£12,000) for a director and $10,000 for...