Africa

57 mins ago | December 8, 2021

Ex-Zambian minister arrested

LUSAKA. - Zambian anti-graft authorities on Tuesday arrested former Foreign Minister Joseph Malanji for possession of ...

AU calls for end to travel restrictions

NAIROBI. - The African Union on Tuesday called for an urgent end to travel restrictions imposed on some of its member ...

1 day ago | December 7, 2021

Armed group burns down 15 homes in Cabo Delgado

An armed group burned down 15 houses in a village in Cabo Delgado province, northern Mozambique, during an attack on the ...

Gambian police fire teargas at losing presidential candidate’s ...

BANJUL. — Gambian police fired tear gas yesterday to disperse supporters of losing presidential candidate Ousainou ...

SA mine deaths rise for 2nd year

Deaths in South Africa mines, which include the world’s deepest gold and platinum operations, rose for a second ...

1 day ago | December 6, 2021

WHO welcomes historic decision by Gavi to fund the first malaria ...

WHO welcomes the historic decision by the Gavi Alliance Board to invest in the first malaria vaccine programme. The ...

Secretary-General appoints Ms. Stephanie Williams of the United ...

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Stephanie Williams of the ...

Severe Cash Crunch Threatens WFP Operations in Ethiopia

WFP urgently needs $579 million to deliver food aid and livelihood support to some 12 million Ethiopians and ...

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta Advocates For Alternative Rites Of ...

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has lobbied stakeholders and communities to support the adoption of alternative rites of ...

Living in shadows: Disabled women speak at their first-ever focus ...

“I often feel invisible,” revealed Angelina Ayer Akol, a disabled woman from Warrap during a focus group ...

Learning losses from COVID-19 could cost this generation of ...

This generation of students now risks losing $17 trillion in lifetime earnings in present value, or about 14 ...

International Gender Consultant discusses gender equality in ...

The International Consultant on Gender, Mr Jason Meyer, paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the National Assembly, Mr ...

City’s Metro Police Department marks 20 year anniversary

From its first intake of recruits in July 2001, the then City Police has evolved into the Metropolitan Police Department ...

Urgent solutions needed for refugees as camps set to close

Thousands of refugees face uncertainty and insecurity as camps in Kenya are set to close, warns Médecins Sans ...

Healing, hope, reconciliation triple focus of two-week ...

2021 has been a difficult year for the people of Western Equatoria, South Sudan. A relatively peaceful and secure ...