Wednesday, May 22, 2019

African countries need to complement and not compete with each other – President Kenyatta

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has said African countries need to complement each other so as to build strong economies which their citizens can utilise...

Burkina Faso: Christians killed in attack on church

Gunmen have opened fire on a church in northern Burkina Faso, killing at least six people, officials say. The attackers reportedly arrived on seven motorbikes...

Tanzania teacher to hang for killing pupil

A teacher in Tanzania has been sentenced to death for beating a pupil so badly that he died of his injuries. Judge Lameck Mlacha said...

Kenyan science teacher Peter Tabichi wins global prize

A science teacher from rural Kenya, who gives away most of his salary to support poorer pupils, has won a $1m prize (£760,000) for...

‘My husband was murdered for loving me’ – India woman

In March 2016, a 22-year-old man was hacked to death in daylight on a crowded road in southern India for marrying a woman of...

Sudan crisis: Military and opposition agree three-year transition

Sudan's military leaders have announced an agreement with the opposition alliance for a three-year transition period to a civilian administration. The Transitional Military Council (TMC)...

R Kelly pleads not guilty to sexual abuse charges in court

R Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 10 charges of aggravated criminal sexual abuse against four women, three of whom were minors at the...

Chickens ‘gang up’ to kill intruder fox on French farm

Chickens in a school farm in north-western France are believed to have grouped and killed a juvenile fox. The unusual incident in Brittany took place...

Wow Air failure: ‘They gave us pizza – then cancelled our flight’

Dubliner Barrai Omuireagain is one of an estimated 10,000 people stranded by Thursday's collapse of Iceland's Wow Air. He was due to board his flight...

Over 600 killed in Ethiopia unrest

A report submitted to Ethiopia’s parliament has revealed that a total of 669 people died in recent unrest in the East African country. The year-long...