Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Kenya governor ‘under office arrest’

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The Governor of Kenya's Mombasa County, Hassan Joho, has been confined to his office after a political row erupted with President Uhuru Kenyatta. The governor...

Grace Mugabe back from SA despite assault claim

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Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has returned home from South Africa after failing to turn herself in to police in Johannesburg to face accusations...

Kenya begins test run to convert plastic waste into synthetic fuel

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Kenya has begun test runs on Africa's first plant to convert end of life plastic waste into commercial synthetic fuel oil. The Kiambu County-based plant...

CIA blasts WikiLeaks for publishing secret documents

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A CIA spokeswoman would not confirm the authenticity of the materials published by WikiLeaks, which said they were leaked from the spy agency's hacking...

Trump travel ban: Hawaii judge places indefinite hold

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A US federal judge in Hawaii has indefinitely extended the suspension of President Trump's new travel ban. Judge Derrick Watson's ruling means Mr Trump will...

Kenyans killed welcoming Odinga home

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Five people have been killed in Kenya's capital Nairobi as police broke up crowds of opposition supporters. At least two of the victims were shot...

Women ‘nearing equality with men – in alcohol consumption’

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Women have all but caught up with men at knocking back alcohol, a global study of drinking habits shows. The analysis of 4 million people,...

Fifa World Cup 2026 bidding process delayed

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Russia and Qatar were selected to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups by a secret ballot of Fifa's 22 executive members in December...

African Union happy with Chad polls, despite anomalies

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Chad's presidential election allowed voters to "freely choose their leaders" without fraud, despite certain anomalies, African Union observers said on Tuesday, after polls expected...

Pageant-mad Philippines celebrates Miss Universe win

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The Philippines, a country obsessed with beauty pageants, is celebrating its fourth Miss Universe win, sparking a wave of pride and support online. Catriona Gray...