Libyan premier accuses France of supporting ‘dictator’ Khalifa Haftar

By Agence France-Presse Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the internationally recognised government in Tripoli, accused France on Wednesday of supporting his rival Khalifa Haftar whom he...

Ghana eyes world record in medical drone service

By Agence France-Presse Ghana launched a fleet of drones Wednesday to carry medical supplies to remote areas, with President Nana Akufo-Addo declaring it would become the “world’s largest drone...

Sri Lankan authorities confirm nine suicide bombers in Sunday attacks

By News Agency of Nigeria Investigations by Sri Lankan Police have confirmed that nine suicide bombers were involved in Sunday’s attacks, eight of whom have been identified, State Defence...

WWC: Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby dreams of final between Nigeria and France

By Agencies Coach Thomas Dennerby wants Nigeria to improve on their defensive and attacking play to challenge the best teams at the 2019 Women’s World Cup.

Sudan protesters pledge ‘million march’ for civil rule

By Agence France-Presse Sudanese protest leaders Wednesday mounted pressure on the country’s military council by calling for a million people to march to demand power be handed over to...

Egypt’s Abdul Fattah al-Sisi could rule until 2030 as constitutional changes backed

By Agencies Egyptians have overwhelmingly approved in a referendum constitutional changes that could allow President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power until 2030. The National...

Senator-elect Orji Kalu visits Thabo Mbeki, seeks greater diplomatic ties between Nigeria, South Africa

By TODAY Former Governor of Abia State and Senator-elect, Abia North Senatorial District, Dr. Orji Kalu, has urged the South African Government to sustain the economic, political and social...

South Africa floods death toll rises to 51

By Agencies Floods and mudslides in the South African city of Durban and the wider KwaZulu-Natal province have killed at least 51 people, officials say. President...

Interpol rescues dozens of child slaves from markets in West Africa

By Reuters Police have rescued 216 human trafficking victims, mainly children, from forced labour and prostitution in a major operation in Benin and Nigeria, Interpol said on Wednesday.

Tanzania warns residents of destructive cyclone

By Agencies Authorities in Tanzania have advised people in southern coastal regions to move to safer ground ahead of the expected arrival of a cyclone. Cyclone...

Fire in Ethiopia’s ‘Roof of Africa’ forest successfully doused

After weeks of burning, a coordinated firefight by Ethiopian and Israeli experts helped doused a raging fire in a forest reserve located in northern Ethiopia, inside the Semien National Park.

Digital platform facilitates travel for Africans [Travel TMC]

BY AFRICANEWS When it comes to travelling with an African passport, challenges often experienced range from discrimination, prejudices based on the country of origin to difficulty obtaining a visa.

Staff at Ghana’s 5-star Mövenpick hotel strike over racist treatment

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban G Staff at one of Ghana’s five-star hotels went on strike on Wednesday protesting what they said was racist mistreatment by management, the state-owned Daily Graphic...

Win for Nigerian workers as Buhari signs law to increase minimum wage

BY Agencies Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday signed into law a bill increasing the country’s minimum wage to 30,000 naira ($98) from 18,000, Ita Enang, a senior...