Saturday, July 20, 2024

Angola opposition slams Portuguese president for ‘declaring’ Lourenco president-elect

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Angola’s main opposition party, UNITA, has slammed Portuguese president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa for congratulating Joao Lourenco for winning the August 23 elections. UNITA described de Sousa’s...

France drops Arafat poisoning investigation

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French judges investigating claims that Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was murdered have closed the case without bringing any charges, a prosecutor said. "At the end...

Men gunned down on busy Mexican beach

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Gunmen have killed three people and wounded two others on a popular beach in north-western Mexico, officials say. The victims, all men, were resting under...

Philippine president to stop all online gambling

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Thursday he would halt all online gambling in his country. Duterte made the comment while announcing a 2017 budget...

Uganda parliament scraps presidential age limit, Museveni could rule till 2037

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The Ugandan parliament on Wednesday evening (December 20, 2017) voted to scrap presidential age limit which was formerly pegged at 75 years. The controversial age...

Eleven bodies found at Cape Verde base

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Police in the Cape Verde islands off northwest Africa say they have found the bodies of 11 people, including eight soldiers, at a military...

Lecturer babysits for his student during exams

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The photo of a man with a baby strapped to his back in what seems to be like a classroom has gone viral on social media. According...

Toronto sisters charged in Nigeria sex scam disappear

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Toronto’s Matharoo sisters accused of bilking a Nigerian billionaire — reportedly skipped their court hearing and may have fled to Canada. Politics Nigeria reported that...

Nigerian kidnappers demand $200,000 for German hostages

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A worker at a Nigerian excavation site says kidnappers are demanding a ransom of 60 million naira (about $200,000) for a German archaeologist and...

Kenyan election to go ahead despite opposition boycott

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Kenya's Attorney General Githu Muigai is holding a media briefing in the capital, Nairobi, to address growing concerns about an impending constitutional crisis should...