World News

Israel jails first asylum seekers refusing deportation

Israel has jailed seven Eritrean asylum seekers after they refused to be deported to Rwanda,...

Amnesty says Rohingya crisis consequence of society ‘encouraged to hate’

Human rights group says Rohingya’s experience is emblematic of violent trend against vulnerable groups. The entrenched...

44 dead after bus plunges off highway killing dozens

Peru bus crash: 44 dead after coach plunges 100 metres into ravine The crash is...

Trump backs guns for teachers

United States president Donald Trump says he will look closely at the idea of secretly...

Influential US evangelist Billy Graham dies at 99

The Rev. Billy Graham, one of the world's most famous Christian evangelists, has died, a family...

African News

Egypt court confirms eligibility of Sisi’s opponent in presidential race

The Cairo Administrative Court has rejected the appeal challenging the legal eligibility of the presidential...

Libya El Feel oil workers evacuated in guards’ pay protest: source

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Some workers at Libya’s El Feel oil field have been evacuated after...

African Union to help Zimbabwe attain credible elections

The chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, has said, the organization will...

Ethiopia’s Defense Minister Posts details for State of Emergency

The command post established to oversee the new state of emergency in Ethiopia, has issued...

Nigeria’s military rescues 76 schoolgirls, says parents, gov’t officials

The Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others on Wednesday,...

Politics

Egypt court confirms eligibility of Sisi’s opponent in presidential race

The Cairo Administrative Court has rejected the appeal challenging the legal eligibility of the presidential...

Amnesty says Rohingya crisis consequence of society ‘encouraged to hate’

Human rights group says Rohingya’s experience is emblematic of violent trend against vulnerable groups. The entrenched...

Venezuela leader Nicolas Maduro wants ‘mega-election

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has proposed holding a "mega-election" after the opposition coalition said it...

Ethiopia’s Defense Minister Posts details for State of Emergency

The command post established to oversee the new state of emergency in Ethiopia, has issued...

Donald Trump meets with victims of Florida school shooting

Florida shooting: Donald Trump meets with victims and first responders as Parkland community calls for...

Football

Liverpool, United and Chelsea all keen on signing Victor Wanyama

Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea all interested in Tottenham midfielder Victor Wanyama Wanyama has started just...

Firmino cleared of racially abusing Holgate by the FA

The FA will take no action against Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino following an incident with...

David de Gea stars as Man United claim draw against Sevilla

In Summary: Sevilla 0-0 Manchester United: David de Gea shines for Jose Mourinho's side as they...

Fred free-kick gives Shakhtar Donetsk win against Roma

In Summary: Shakhtar Donetsk 2-1 Roma: Fred's bullet free-kick ensures hosts come from behind to gain...

Jose Mourinho confirms Paul Pogba is set for Seville clash

In Summary: Paul Pogba is available for Manchester United's Champions League clash with Sevilla, confirms boss...

Business

Barclays restores dividend but fails to hit estimates on profits

Barclays PLC (BARC.L) on Thursday reported a below-forecast 10 percent rise in its annual profit...

Libya El Feel oil workers evacuated in guards’ pay protest: source

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Some workers at Libya’s El Feel oil field have been evacuated after...

U.S. seeks to boost output of 35 minerals, reduce import reliance

The United States should boost domestic production of 35 critical minerals including uranium, cobalt and...

Tunisia Prime Minister wants to replace central bank governor

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed wants to sack central bank governor Chedli Ayari and replace...

Leading ivory trade investigator found dead in Kenya

A prominent American investigator of the illegal ivory and rhino horn trade has been found...

Entertainment

Nigerian cinema fans celebrate ‘Black Panther’ release

Film fans, actors and comic enthusiasts in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos have been flocking to...

‘Black Panther’ gets superhero reception from critics

“Black Panther,” the first black standalone Marvel superhero movie, won rave reviews on Tuesday with...

Check Out the Full List Of Winners in 2018 Grammy Awards

Grammys 2018 Winners: The Complete List The 60th Grammy Awards celebrated the best in the prior year...

Game of Thrones season 8 release date confirmed

  When is Game of Thrones season 8’s release date, how many episodes will there be...

Enrique Iglesias Sues Universal Music Over Streaming Royalties

The Latin superstar alleges he's getting a small fraction of the 50 percent royalty rate...

Music

Drake releases two New Songs “God’s Plan” and “Diplomatic Immunity”

Basketball enthusiast Drake released two new singles late on Friday night. "God's Plan" and "Diplomatic Immunity," packaged together as Scary Hours, are the first proper songs...

Lifestyle

Governance

Egypt court confirms eligibility of Sisi’s opponent in presidential race

The Cairo Administrative Court has rejected the appeal challenging the legal eligibility of the presidential...

Amnesty says Rohingya crisis consequence of society ‘encouraged to hate’

Human rights group says Rohingya’s experience is emblematic of violent trend against vulnerable groups. The entrenched...

Trump backs guns for teachers

United States president Donald Trump says he will look closely at the idea of secretly...

Venezuela leader Nicolas Maduro wants ‘mega-election

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has proposed holding a "mega-election" after the opposition coalition said it...

African Union to help Zimbabwe attain credible elections

The chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, has said, the organization will...

East Africa

Ethiopia’s Defense Minister Posts details for State of Emergency

The command post established to oversee the new state of emergency in Ethiopia, has issued...

Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills 17 after heavy rains

17 people buried alive after 50ft garbage collapses on top of seven homes in Mozambique ...

Ethiopia says state of emergency will last six months

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A state of emergency imposed by Ethiopia after the prime minister resigned...

Zimbabwe arrests university vice chancellor over Grace Mugabe’s ‘fake’ PhD

Zimbabwean anti-corruption investigators said Friday they had arrested the vice chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe...

Ugandan lady gets down on knee to propose to elderly white man

A young Ugandan lady surprised revelers at a bar when she dropped on one knee...

Central Africa

Cameroon forces among fleeing anglophones in Nigeria

Cameroonian forces have crossed into neighbouring Nigeria, where thousands of people have fled from Cameroon's...

Gunmen cross from Nigeria, attack Cameroon border post: witnesses

Gunmen attacked a border crossing in Cameroon’s southwest on Thursday, launching their assault from Nigeria,...

UN: 10000 Anglophone Cameroonian refugees have fled to Nigeria

With the number of people fleeing English-speaking areas of Cameroon for Nigeria growing, UNHCR, the...

Fresh violence rocks anglophone Cameroon, policeman killed

A policeman was killed on Sunday by presumed separatists in a restive English-speaking region of...

Nigeria’s DSS ‘arrests Cameroon separatist leader Sisiku Ayuk Tabe’

The leader of Cameroon's separatist movement has been arrested by Nigeria's intelligence agency, a government...

North Africa

Egypt court confirms eligibility of Sisi’s opponent in presidential race

The Cairo Administrative Court has rejected the appeal challenging the legal eligibility of the presidential...

Libya El Feel oil workers evacuated in guards’ pay protest: source

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Some workers at Libya’s El Feel oil field have been evacuated after...

Prominent Egyptian Islamist critic remanded for 15 days

Egypt’s state security prosecutor on Thursday remanded for questioning a former Islamist presidential candidate who...

Egyptian authorities detain former Islamist presidential candidate

Egyptian security forces detained former Islamist presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh for alleged contacts...

23 killed, over 100 injured as truck carrying migrants overturns in Libya

At least 23 migrants were killed on Wednesday and more than 100 injured when the...

Southern Africa

Zimbabwe arrests university vice chancellor over Grace Mugabe’s ‘fake’ PhD

Zimbabwean anti-corruption investigators said Friday they had arrested the vice chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe...

‘New dawn’ for South Africa, says new president Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa's freshly-appointed president, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Friday hailed "a new dawn" for the country...

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies aged 65

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died aged 65 after a battle with cancer, party officials...
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South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma resigns

South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday, heeding orders by the ruling African National...

South Africa’s police minister denies Jacob Zuma to be arrested

South African police minister Fikile Mbalula denied speculation on Wednesday that President Jacob Zuma could...

West Africa

Nigeria’s military rescues 76 schoolgirls, says parents, gov’t officials

The Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others on Wednesday,...

Nigeria declares hate speech as act of terrorism

The Federal government has declared hate speech as an act of terrorism and warned that...

Three suicide bombers kill 18 in Nigeria’s Maiduguri: police

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Three suicide bombers killed 18 people in the northeast Nigerian city...

Nigerian cinema fans celebrate ‘Black Panther’ release

Film fans, actors and comic enthusiasts in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos have been flocking to...

There is no alternative, Buhari will contest in 2019 presidential election

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, formally announced on Thursday...