Russia says it has begun pulling out troops from Crimea after drills

Russia’s defence ministry said on Friday it had begun returning troops and military units from annexed Crimea to their permanent bases following a huge...

Idriss Déby: Chad funeral for president killed by rebels

The state funeral of Chad's long-serving President Idriss Déby is being held after he was killed by rebels. Among the foreign leaders is France's President...

SpaceX rocketship launches 4 astronauts on NASA mission to space station

NASA and Elon Musk's commercial rocket company SpaceX launched a new four-astronaut team on a flight to the International Space Station on Friday, the...

JPMorgan admits it misjudged backing European Super League

JPMorgan (JPM.N) said on Friday it regretted supporting soccer clubs in launching a breakaway European Super League after the plan collapsed earlier this week due to...

Official Denies Alleged Castigation Of Nigeria By Ghanaian President

An official from the Ghanaian High Commission in Abuja, who wants to remain anonymous, has debunked the reports making the rounds on the social...

India records world’s biggest single-day rise in coronavirus cases

India marked a grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday, reporting 314,835 new daily cases, the highest one-day tally anywhere, as its second...

Cape Verde holds parliamentary election

Cape Verde held parliamentary elections on Sunday, with ruling party Movement For Democracy (MpD) pitted against its main challenger, the African Party for the...

ECOWAS speaker: Border extortion, major challenge within member states

Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Sidie Tunis, has disclosed that border extortion has been a challenge within member states. Tunis made this known during a...

China lifts 770 million rural people out of poverty

More than 770 million of China’s rural population living below the current poverty line have been raised from poverty, accounting for more than 70...

Ukraine says Russia could store nuclear weapons in Crimea

Ukraine’s defence minister said on Wednesday that Russia was preparing to potentially store nuclear weapons in Crimea and warned that Moscow could attack Ukraine...

Malawi to destroy 16 000 expired coronavirus vaccines

Malawi will destroy over 16 000 expired coronavirus vaccines donated to the impoverished country by the African Union three weeks before their use-by-date, a...

Leader of Mali’s rebel alliance CMA dies from gunshot wounds

The leader of Mali’s Tuareg-led rebel alliance has died from gunshot wounds sustained in an attack by unidentified gunmen outside his home on Tuesday,...

China, Greenpeace oppose Japan’s plan to dump Fukushima nuclear plant water into sea

Japan has decided to release radioactive water accumulated at the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea after treatment, despite local opposition and concerns...

Britain pays tribute to Prince Philip

Gun salutes will be fired across Britain on Saturday to mark the death of Prince Philip as tributes flooded in for a man who...

Zimbabwe president gets coronavirus vaccine dose, urges citizens not to hesitate

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa and some opposition politicians received China’s Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine in the tourist resort of Victoria Falls on Wednesday as part...

DR Congo starts countdown to end of Ebola outbreak in east

The Democratic Republic of Congo, where the deadly Ebola virus first emerged in 1976, has begun a countdown to the official end of its...

Brexit reality stokes fears for the peace in Northern Ireland

The deep anger among some pro-British unionists in Northern Ireland over post-Brexit trade barriers that cut it off from the rest of the United...

Congo Republic opposition presidential candidate dies of coronavirus

The main opposition challenger in Congo Republic’s March 21 presidential election Guy Brice Parfiat Kolelas has died at 61, a spokesman said on Monday. Kolelas’s...

World leaders pay tribute to late Tanzanian leader John Magufuli

Shock in Tanzania as world leaders pay tribute to John Magufuli. South African President Cyril Rampahosa conveyed his country’s condolences to Tanzania over the...

African airlines are testing their own coronavirus passport

Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Airlines are testing a new digital Covid-19 passport system. The digital health passport allows travellers and airport authorities to authenticate Covid-19...
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