Sunday, September 22, 2019

Tunisian presidential candidate ‘to stay in jail’

A court in Tunisia has refused to rule on a request to release jailed media mogul Nabil Karoui, who is due to take part...

SA rallies behind its America’s Got Talent choir

South Africans are rallying behind the Ndlovu Youth Choir, which has made its final performance on America's Got Talent in the finale - broadcast...

SA apologises to Nigeria for xenophobic violence

South Africa has apologised to Nigeria over a spate of attacks in which Nigerians and other foreigners have been targeted. A special envoy from South...

DR Congo’s ex-Ebola minister ‘mismanaged $4.3m’

Lawyers for the former health minister in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Oly Ilunga, say the authorities have accused him of mismanaging $4.3m (£3.4m)...

Cardi B Leads 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards with 10 Nominations

On Oct. 5, the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards will make its triumphant return to Atlanta’s Cobb Energy Center after vacationing in Miami for...

Robert Mugabe family’s reject government funeral plans

Robert Mugabe's family say they are shocked at not having been consulted by the government about arrangements for the funeral of the former Zimbabwean...

Robert Mugabe’s body arrives home from Singapore

The body of Robert Mugabe has arrived back in Zimbabwe after a private flight from Singapore, where he died last week aged 95. Mr Mugabe...

Kenyan schoolgirl takes her own life after ‘period shaming’

A schoolgirl in Kenya has taken her own life after allegedly being shamed in class for having her period and staining her uniform. The 14-year-old's...

Shell ‘losing $560,000 a day to Nigeria oil thieves’

Shell’s subsidiary in Nigeria says the oil giant is losing 10,000 barrels of oil a day to thieves in the West African nation –...

Anger after Kenya police kill toddler in alcohol raid

The family of a two-year-old boy who was shot dead by police during a raid on an illicit brew den in a slum in...