Terror group- South Africa on the edge

By Agencies South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.

Undergo medical tests- Ugandan grasshopper vendors to get permits.

By Agencies A municipal council in Uganda has issued guidelines regulating the handling of grasshoppers to ensure food hygiene. Masaka municipal council has issued guidelines regulating...

Kenya arrests gold-loving Nairobi governor

By Agencies Kenyan police arrested the Nairobi County governor, known for his chunky gold jewelry and impromptu raps, Friday on corruption charges, a high profile move in the government’s...

How Uganda villages became forest again

Patience Atuhaire Residents have benefited from a government drive to replant trees in deforested parts of Uganda's Kibale National Park, and now guard it jealously. Kibale...

‘Shuns’ media at upcoming Nobel Prize event, organizers worried-Ethiopia PM

BY AP The director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute has called it “highly problematic” that the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner won’t attend any event next week where he...

Post-Bashir Sudan: U.S. plans ambassadorial presence after 23 years

BY REUTERS The United States and Sudan plan to begin exchanging ambassadors after a 23-year gap, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday in the latest sign...

In Sudan factory fire, More than 23 killed, 123 injured

By Agencies A fire at an industrial area in Sudan has killed no lesser than 23 people and injuring nearly 130 persons. The incident happened in...

‘illegitimate’ Ethiopian PM’s new party labelled

Gebru BBC Tigrinya, Mekelle Ethiopia’s new governing Prosperity Party (PP) has been labelled "illegitimate" by a new coalition of groups, including the once powerful Tigray People’s Liberation Front...

African human rights court-Tanzania bans citizens from suing govt

by AP The United Nations human rights office is urging Tanzania to reconsider its decision barring individuals and non-governmental groups from filing cases against it at the African Court...

US court acquits Lebanese businessman in Mozambique fraud scandal

By Agencies Bribery accused Lebanese businessman Jean Boutsani was on Monday acquitted by a US court in a case that plunged Mozambique into its worst-ever financial crisis following a...

Nigerians seek justice for stabbed woman

BY BBCAFRICA Nigerians online are seeking justice for a woman who they say died after a hospital refused to treat her stab wound. The hospital denies the accusation.

Tropical storms expected in East Africa

Anne Soy Two tropical storms are expected in East Africa late on Thursday and Friday, according to latest weather reports. Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of...

Stubborn infection-Archbishop Desmond Tutu hospitalised

ByOlusola Adeoye South African Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, a prominent anti-apartheid activist and Nobel laureate, is back in hospital due to a “stubborn infection,” his foundation said on Wednesday.

Dozens of migrants drown as boat sinks off Mauritania-UN

By Agencies At least 58 migrants drowned as their boat sank near the Mauritanian coast after a week at sea, the International Organization for Migration said Thursday.