Zimbabwe’s 90 Year Old President’s Health Fears

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe turned 90 this week that was celebrated with a lavish party estimated to have cost around $1 million. HARARE - Despite...

Egyptian law upholds anti-LGBT ruling

While homosexuality isn't illegal in Egypt, legislation allows for allegations of debauchery and lewd behaviour CAIRO - Egyptian court has upheld the decision to deport...

Egypt Turmoil Continues: Soldier Deaths in Sinai Ambush

  Tahmeena Alam, Correspondent (Africa)   CAIRO — At least 25 Egyptian Soldiers were killed on Monday morning in an ambush by suspected militants in the Sinai Peninsula,...

Robert Mugabe Re-elected as Zimbabwe’s President

Samrawit Gougsa Correspondent (Africa)   HARARE — The only leader Zimbabwe has ever known since gaining independence will continue to serve as president after winning an election...

Ethiopia Goes East For Energy

Ferhiyo Ismail Ali, Editor (Africa)    ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia is ready to sign a power market agreement with Yemen, according to reports. Both Ethiopian and Yemeni governments...

French Hostage Executed in Mali

Mati Maravanyika, Editor (Africa)   BAMAKO - Terrorist group Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb executed a French hostage in Mali, according to ANI, a Mauritanian news...

Tanzania’s Finance Minister Has Passed Away

Ferhiyo Ismail Ali, Editor (Africa)   Dr William Mgimwa has passed away in South Africa on Wednesday. He was hospitalised in Milpark Hospital for a few months before...

Buhari wins Nigerian presidential elections

Gen Buhari has replaced Goodluck Jonathan as Nigerian president and will look to bring about swift changes NIGERIA - All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Gen Buhari...

70 bodies of Boko Haram victims found in Damasak

A look at the movements and counter-movements of Boko Haram and the Nigerian government forces DAMASAK - The decomposed corpses of over 70 people were discovered in what...

Pregnant Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Death for Apostasy

A 27-year-old mother has been sentenced to 100 lashes and death by hanging, by Sudanese authorities SUDAN — Mariam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag (her Christian name) has...