Sunday, May 22, 2022

Mahinda Rajapaksa: Sri Lankan PM resigns amid economic crisis

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Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned amid mass protests at the government's handling of the economic crisis, officials say. The move came as...

Nigeria warns of possible Eid al-Fitr bomb attacks

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Nigeria’s police have warned of possible bomb attacks during celebrations for Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. In...

Future of the French people secure in Macron’s hands – Akufo-Addo

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President Akufo-Addo has congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his re-election as President of France for a second term. He believes the future of the people of...

French election result: Macron defeats Le Pen and vows to unite divided France

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Emmanuel Macron has won five more years as France's president after a convincing victory over rival Marine Le Pen, who nevertheless secured the far...

Nearly 2,000 Kenyan police ‘mentally unfit’ to serve

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Almost 2,000 Kenyan police officers are mentally unfit to do their work, the head of the national police service says. Inspector-General Hilary Mutyambai on Tuesday...

UK MP Sir David Amess murder: Man jailed for life

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IS fanatic Ali Harbi Ali has been given whole-life jail sentence for murdering Sir David Amess MP. Ali stabbed the Southend West MP more than...

Nigeria gang raid death toll rises to 135

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The number of people killed by gunmen in a series of raids on several villages in Nigeria's central Plateau state has risen to more than 130. Gunmen...

Ghana abstains from vote to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council

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Ghana abstained from a vote that would have seen the suspension of Vladimir Putin's Russia from the U.N. Human Rights Council. The United Nations (UN)...

More than 30 killed in missile strike on station – Ukraine

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The state rail company says more than 30 people have been killed and over 100 others wounded in a Russian rocket strike on Kramatorsk...

American nun kidnapped in northern Burkina Faso

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An 83-year-old American nun has been kidnapped in Burkina Faso. The bishop of the northern Kaya diocese said armed men took her from a nunnery...