Wednesday, May 22, 2019

‘Oldest’ Koran fragments found in Birmingham University

What may be the world's oldest fragments of the Koran have been found by the University of Birmingham. Radiocarbon dating found the manuscript to be...

Uganda schoolgirls ‘burn dormitory in protest’

At least five schoolgirls in Uganda's western town of Ntungamo have been admitted to hospital after a fire in their dormitory last night, privately-owned Daily...

Ambulance team rescue GUINEA PIG who is treated with oxygen mask for smoke inhalation...

A house fire was almost the end for a tiny little guinea pig this week - until the pet was rescued and treated for...

Notre-Dame fire: Millions pledged to rebuild cathedral

Hundreds of millions of euros have been pledged to help rebuild Notre-Dame after a devastating fire partially destroyed the French cathedral. The fire, declared fully...

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan sign new Grand Renaissance Dam agreement

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan signed an agreement on Tuesday finalizing the two firms tasked with carrying out studies on the potential impact of Ethiopia's...

David Cameron prepares to hand over to Theresa May

David Cameron will leave Downing Street for the final time as PM later, with Theresa May waiting to replace him. Mr Cameron will face his...

Thieves dig tunnel under Kenyan bank, make away with over $482,000

Robbers in Kenya took a rather unconventional mode of entering a bank and making away with cash to the tune of 50 million Kenyan...

New Libya govt must have Tripoli HQ: UN envoy

UN envoy Martin Kobler on Monday urged the speedy formation of a Libyan national unity government and said it should be installed in the...

China tops list of lenders to Kenya

China was the top country that advanced bilateral loans to Kenya in 2017, latest data from the Treasury shows. China gave Kenya Sh520 billion ($5,202.37...

SA: Foreigners flee as three are killed in Xenophobic attacks

Immigrants have fled South Africa’s main township, Soweto, following xenophobic attacks which killed three people on Wednesday, the BBC’s Nomsa Maseko reports from Johannesburg. Violence...