Africa

Ugandan authorities rules out Ebola spread from DR Congo

Kampala authorities Sunday ruled out an Ebola outbreak in Uganda despite information from the World Health Organisation (WHO) on a ...
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At Least one dead as two car bombs explode in Somali capital

One person died and another was injured in two car bombs that exploded in the heart of the Somali capital ...
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Burials begin as deaths from capsized ferry rise to 224

Relatives wept in grief on Sunday at the mass burial in Tanzania of many of the 224 people who drowned ...
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Rebels gun down 16 in eastern DR Congo’s Beni city

At least 16 people have been killed and eight others injured in a rebel attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo's ...
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Nigeria governorship Election ‘inconclusive’, Davido’s uncle in race

The electoral body in Nigeria, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Sunday officially declared a gubernatorial poll in the southwestern ...
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How new tax signed by Uhuru Kenyatta will affect Kenyans

President Uhuru Kenyatta on 21 September signed the Finance Bill, 2018 into law, a move that introduced a bundle of ...
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‘Say no to China’: Anger mounts in Zambia over Beijing’s presence

“China equals Hitler” said the sign held up in the Zambian capital Lusaka by a protester opposed to Beijing’s tightening ...
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Pirates kidnap crew members from Swiss ship off Nigeria

Pirates have kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss merchant vessel in Nigerian waters, the ship's operator has said in ...
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US airstrike kills 18 Al-Shabab after US attacked in Somalia

A US military drone attack in southern Somalia killed 18 al-Shabab fighters after American and local forces on the ground came under attack, the US Africa ...
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Cholera outbreak kills nearly 100 in north-eastern Nigeria-UN

A cholera outbreak in Nigeria's northeast has killed nearly 100 people over the past two weeks and infected thousands more, the ...
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ICC will not investigate post-election violence in Gabon

The International Criminal Court will not open a formal investigation into claims of post-election violence following the disputed 2016 presidential ...
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