Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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...

South Africa Speaker hands herself to police in corruption probe

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South Africa's Speaker of Parliament Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has handed herself over to police a day after she resigned over corruption allegations. Ms Mapisa-Nqakula arrived at...

Death toll in Taiwan earthquake rises to 9

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The death toll due to an earthquake that struck Taiwan on Wednesday has risen to nine, while 882 people have been injured, according to...

Foreign Aid workers killed in Israeli strike – Gaza Officials say

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Foreign nationals were among seven aid workers killed in an Israeli military strike as they were delivering food to starving civilians in Gaza, according to...

Deadly cyclone hits northern Madagascar

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A cyclone that hit northern Madagascar on Wednesday has left at least six people dead and forced 2,000 out of their homes. Local news reports...

Baltimore bridge collapse: Divers find two bodies in submerged truck

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The bodies of two people have been recovered from a red pickup truck, which was under water where the Baltimore bridge collapsed. Eight construction workers...

Baltimore: Francis Scott Key Bridge collapses after being stuck by large ship

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The Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore collapsed early Tuesday morning after it was struck by a large ship, according to video obtained by CNN. It...

Senegal election result: Bassirou Faye to become Africa’s youngest elected president

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Few had heard of him a year ago, and now he is set to become president. Bassirou Diomaye Faye's extraordinary rise caps a rollercoaster period...

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...