Row over age of consent in Zimbabwe

HARARE - Zimbabwe's Prosecutor General has been criticised after questioning whether sex with girls under the age of 16 should be considered rape. Johannes Tomana...

At Least 11 Killed And 40 Injured In Car Bomb Attack In Somalia

Ferhiyo Ismail Ali, Editor (Africa)   MOGADISHU – A car has been bombed in a hotel in Mogadishu on Thursday, with 40 people injured and 11 people...

Congo Republic holds referendum on presidential term limits

BRAZZAVILLE - The government of Congo Republic announced that more than 92% of voters in the country voted in favour of a change in the constitution...

Kenya Requests The US Government To Lift Travel Advisory

Mati Maravanyika, Correspondent (Africa)   NAIROBI — The Kenyan government has demanded that the US government lift the travel advisory warning the US citizens against travelling to...

South Sudan President Declares Curfew After Attempted Coup

 Suryatapa Mukherjee, Correspondent (Politics)   JUBA — South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir declared an overnight curfew in the capital Juba, effective from Monday, after renegade soldiers attempted...

Explosion occurs in Benghazi

Mati Maravanyika, Editor (Africa)   BENGHAZI- On  27th April, an explosion in Benghazi occurred outside a police station, causing severe damage according to Lana, a Libyan news agency. There...

Two Dead in Djibouti Restaurant Attack

Bomb blast at a restaurant in Dijbouti claim two lives; at least 11 dead DJIBOUTI — Two were killed and at least 11 injured in a...

Son of former Senegal president jailed

Karim Wade has been sentenced to six years in prison and a fine of £153m. SENEGAL - Son of former Senegal president Abdoulaye Wade has...

Kenya Outshines Rest of Africa Again in Africa Nations Cup of Nations Volleyball

Richard Wanekeya, Correspondent (Sport)   NAIROBI — Kenya's women volleyball team put up a gallant show by boisterously smashing their Tunisia arch rivals by three...

Guinea-Bissau Votes For New President and Parliament

Presidential and parliamentary elections have ended in Guinea-Bissau, with hopes of eventually bringing stability to the country. BISSAU — Presidential and parliamentary elections have ended...