Sunday, October 20, 2019

Ugandan activist found guilty of harassing president

Ugandan academic and activist Stella Nyanzi has been found guilty of harassing President Yoweri Museveni online. She was facing two charges of cyber harassment and...

SA Xeno Attacks: Air Peace offers to evacuate Nigerians tomorrow

The Nigerian Foreign Affairs Ministry has announced plans to evacuate Nigerians in South Africa following the brutal assault of Nigerian nationals in the renewed...

Policeman ‘stoned to death’ in Malawi

Police in Malawi have named an officer killed on Tuesday during clashes with anti-government protesters in Msundwe - a trading outpost west of the...

Brexit on a knife edge as Theresa May faces rejection of plan by Cabinet...

Cabinet ministers have been urged to reject Theresa May’s Brexit plan when they gather for a crunch showdown on Wednesday. Ministers have been briefed one...

UK joins Boeing aircraft ban after crash

The UK's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has banned the Boeing 737 MAX from operating in or over UK airspace "as a precautionary measure". The decision...

Xenophobic attacks spark South African response

South Africa's foreign minister has called an urgent meeting with ambassadors following attacks against foreigners in Durban. Early on Monday morning three people died amid...

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...

Swiss women strike for more money, time and respect

Women across Switzerland are preparing for a nationwide strike in protest against what they say is the country's unacceptably slow pace to equality. Friday's protest...

Nigerian serviceman returns lost parcel full of cash

A member of Nigeria's air force has returned a parcel to its owner that contained 37,000 euros ($41,000; £37,000) in cash, the air force...

Ivory Coast music star DJ Arafat dies in road crash

DJ Arafat, an Ivorian singer with a huge following in francophone Africa, has died after a road accident in Abidjan, the state broadcaster RTI...