Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Mahama in Nigeria for Buhari inauguration

President John Mahama has left Accra for the Thursday May 29 inauguration of Nigeria's President elect Muhammadu Buhari.In his absence, Vice President Amissah Arthur, will...

South Africa: No bribes were paid for 2010 World Cup

South Africa's football governing body has strongly denied allegations by US investigators that the country organised a $10m (£6.5m) bribe to Fifa officials to...

Hyundai offers Google Android Auto system in cars

South Korea's Hyundai has become the first carmaker to offer Google's Android Auto system in its Sonata model. Android smartphone users with a 2015 Sonata...

Libya PM ‘escapes assassination attempt’

Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni says he has survived an assassination attempt by gunmen who attacked his car in the city of Tobruk. "Thank God,...

Air France flight AF953 misses Cameroon mountain

An Air France aeroplane narrowly missed central Africa's highest mountain in early May, French investigators say. Flight AF953 was travelling from Malabo, the capital of...

EU to announce migrant quota plan details

The European Commission is to announce details of its controversial plans to relocate tens of thousands of migrants who have reached southern Europe from...

Madagascar MPs vote to impeach President

Parliamentarians in Madagascar have voted to impeach President Hery Rajaonarimampianina. The constitutional court will now decide whether he has violated the constitution and can be...

Kenyan police clash with al-Shabab

Kenyan police have been involved in a fierce gun battle with militant Islamists in north-eastern Garissa County, leaving one officer wounded, a government spokesman...

Mexico and Texas hit by deadly storms

At least 13 people have been killed by a tornado that hit the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Acuna. Hundreds of homes have been...

Malaysia exhumes suspected migrant remains from graves

Malaysia has begun exhuming bodies suspected to be migrants buried in mass grave sites found by the Thai border. Authorities believe migrants were held for...