Saturday, October 19, 2019

Swiss auction off supercars of Equatorial Guinea leader’s son

A collection of supercars confiscated from the son of Equatorial Guinea's president have been auctioned off in Switzerland. The cars were seized by Swiss authorities...

Uganda’s Solomon Serwanjja wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award

Ugandan investigative reporter and news anchor Solomon Serwanjja has won the 2019 BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Serwanjja is a presenter at Uganda's NBS...

Ugandan who fed stepchild menstrual blood ‘jailed’

A Ugandan woman has been sentenced to jail for two years for forcefully feeding her step daughter menstrual blood, the privately owned Daily Monitor...

Mugabe to be buried this weekend

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe will be buried at his rural home over the weekend, ending a tug of war between the government and his family...

Sierra Leone building collapses ‘trapping workers’

Dozens of construction workers are feared trapped beneath rubble after a building collapsed in Sierra Leone’s second largest city of Bo. The builders were working...

US museum returns looted Egyptian gold coffin

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

Algeria sentences ex-president’s brother to 15 years

Said Bouteflika, the brother of Algeria's deposed president, has been sentenced to 15 years in jail after a two-day trial, it has been confirmed. He was...

Kenya school collapse: Seven dead and dozens injured in Nairobi

At least seven children have died after a classroom collapsed at a primary school in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, officials say. The wooden structure at...

Man drowns during underwater marriage proposal

An American man has drowned while proposing to his girlfriend underwater on holiday in Tanzania. Steven Weber and his girlfriend, Kenesha Antoine, were staying in...

SA choir excited despite America’s Got Talent loss

South Africa's Ndlovu Youth Choir failed to make it into the top five of America's Got Talent, but say they are not discouraged as...