Saturday, September 24, 2022

US air strikes ‘killed Somali civilians’ – Amnesty International

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Amnesty International says US air strikes have been killing civilians in Somalia, in a possible violation of international humanitarian law. The rights group said it...

Mom who allegedly burned her kids with an iron when they ate her KFC...

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A 27-year-old mother has been arrested for child abuse and assault after she allegedly burned her children with an iron. According to Randfontein SAPS spokesperson...

Sudan crisis: Military and opposition agree three-year transition

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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)...

GM mosquitoes released in Burkina Faso in malaria study

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Genetically modified mosquitoes have been released in Burkina Faso as part of an anti-malaria campaign. While some critics have raised concerns, the scientists involved said...

Nigerian lawmakers flee chamber after snake falls from roof

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Lawmakers in the south-western Nigerian state of Ondo abandoned their session on Thursday as a snake dropped from the roof, local media are reporting. Members...

US names Nigerians in massive fraud investigation

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The US authorities have charged 80 people, "most of whom are Nigerian nationals", with participating in a conspiracy to steal millions of dollars, prosecutors...

US museum returns looted Egyptian gold coffin

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A gilded coffin looted by art thieves in the wake of the Arab Spring and unwittingly purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in...

Court dismisses rape case against Nigerian pastor

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A Nigerian court has thrown out a case brought by a celebrity photographer who accused a flamboyant pastor of raping her. In September Busola Dakolo...

Africa’s richest woman eyes Angolan presidency

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Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos, who is embroiled in a huge financial scandal, has suggested that she may seek to become the country's president. In...

Nigerian soldier kills himself and four colleagues

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A formal investigation has been launched in Nigeria after a solider shot dead four colleagues on Wednesday before taking his own life, the army...