Africa

Ugandan man eats cobra that killed his chicken to celebrate birthday

A middle aged man from the Eastern Uganda has left friends and family in shock when he devoured a huge ...
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Botswana to start offering tourist visa-on-arrival: official

Botswana plans to start offering tourists visas on arrival, effective on Nov. 24, the southern African nation's Ministry of Environment, ...
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Kenyan police rescues 169 foreigners in human trafficking

Kenyan police said Saturday they have rescued 169 foreigners from human trafficking incidents in different locations in Nairobi. In the ...
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Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame urges urgent reforms during AU summit

Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Saturday urged African heads of state to come to an agreement on long-debated reforms to ...
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South Africa parliament panel backs constitutional change on land

A parliamentary committee in South Africa has backed a recommendation to amend the constitution to allow for land expropriation without ...
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Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed calls on AU to institute gender reforms

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has called on the African union (AU) to institute gender reforms as part of wider ...
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China calls for more international economic support to South Sudan

Chinese Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ma Zhaoxu on Friday called on the international community to provide more humanitarian ...
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Madagascar police call for calm ahead of presidential election result

Madagascan police on Friday called for candidates to exercise restraint as near-complete results were tallied from a first-round presidential election ...
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Chinese envoy urges Kenya to create conducive environment to lure Chinese investments

A Chinese envoy on Friday called on the Kenyan government and business community to take concrete measures to create a ...
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African countries are in a race to build new billion-dollar cities for the 21st century

An additional 1.3 billion people will be added to Africa’s population by 2050 and, unless infrastructure development happens at an ...
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Tanzanian police kill 7 armed suspects in exchange of fire

Tanzanian police killed seven suspected armed robbers on Friday in Mwanza city on the southern shores of Lake Victoria. Jonathan ...
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