Monday, May 20, 2019

‘Eggs stolen’ from Kenyan deputy president’s farm

Four workers have been arrested in Kenya on suspicion of stealing of eggs worth about $25 (£19) from a farm owned by Deputy President...

Ugandan popstar and opposition politician Bobi Wine jailed

Robert Kyagulanyi better known as Bobi Wine, the Ugandan Member of Parliament and popular musician was arrested and charged over protests on Monday by...

Sri Lanka attacks: Face coverings banned after Easter bloodshed

Sri Lanka has banned face coverings in public, following a spate of suicide attacks on Easter Sunday that killed at least 250 people and...

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...

Indonesia to move capital city

Indonesia is moving its capital city away from Jakarta, according to the country's planning minister. Bambang Brodjonegoro said President Joko Widodo had chosen to relocate...

Egypt Coptic monks sentenced to death for killing bishop

Two former Coptic Christian monks have been sentenced to death in Egypt over the murder of a bishop last year, officials have confirmed. Bishop Epiphanius,...

Chinese businessman becomes a chief in Nigeria

A leader of the Chinese community in northern Nigeria has been crowned, or "turbaned", as a chief by the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido...

UGANDA: Pop star turned MP under house arrest

Police in Uganda say they have placed the opposition politician Bobi Wine under "preventative arrest" in his house in the capital, Kampala. A police spokesman...

UAE: Woman wakes after 27 years in a coma

A woman from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who was seriously injured in a traffic accident in 1991 has made a seemingly miraculous recovery...

‘Children killed’ as car hits Easter parade

Police in Nigeria are investigating the deaths of 11 people in the north-eastern town of Gombe after a car ploughed into a procession celebrating...