Saturday, July 13, 2024

Queen Elizabeth II has died, Buckingham Palace announces

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Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years. Her family gathered at her Scottish estate...

Macron slams African ‘hypocrisy’ over Ukraine war

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French President Emmanuel Macron has strongly criticised African leaders' response to the Ukraine war during a press conference in Yaoundé. Mr Macron hit out at...

Burkina Faso attack: 11 soldiers killed in ambush

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Eleven soldiers have died and 50 civilians are missing in Burkina Faso following a suspected jihadist attack, the government says. A supply convoy escorted by...

Ukraine war: Zelensky calls for ‘just punishment’ for Russia

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Russia must face "just punishment" over its invasion of Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelensky has told the UN General Assembly in New York. In a pre-recorded...

Nigeria warns against local movies demeaning police

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Nigeria's Inspector General of Police has warned actors and movie producers against portraying police officers in bad light without prior approval. Inspector General Usman Baba...

Largest rare diamond in 300 years unearthed in Angola

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Miners in north-east Angola have discovered a rare, pure pink diamond they believe to be the largest rough diamond of its kind to be...

Japan urges its young people to drink more to boost economy

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Japan's young adults are a sober bunch - something authorities are hoping to change with a new campaign. The younger generation drinks less alcohol than...

Afghanistan: Cleric killed by bomb hidden in artificial leg – reports

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A prominent Afghan cleric supportive of the Taliban has been killed in a blast in Kabul, according to local reports. Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani reportedly died...

Kenya election 2022: Poll official found dead following vote

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A Kenyan election official who went missing shortly after last Tuesday's general election has been found dead. The body of Daniel Mbolu Musyoka was found...

At least 5 dead on the second day of anti-Monusco protests in Eastern DRC

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At least 5 people have already died and 50 were injured in protests in Goma, Eastern DRC this Tuesday, according to the Congolese government. These...