Category: Africa

Proportion
staff1 year

Ebola-hit DR Congo to begin vaccination

Health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to begin an immunisation campaign in an attempt to halt the ...

Proportion
staff2 years

Huge destruction as Kenya dam bursts

A dam burst in Kenya on Wednesday night after heavy rain, causing “huge destruction” and killing at least 27 people, ...

Proportion
staff2 years

Morocco tackling militant returnees – anti-terror chief

SALE, Morocco – Morocco is working hard to detain and place on trial citizens who have returned home after fighting ...

Proportion
staff2 years

Strike kills dozens of Yemen rebels including commanders

DUBAI – An air strike on Yemen’s capital by the Arab-led military coalition has killed dozens of Huthi rebels including ...

Proportion
staff2 years

Air strike on Yemen wedding kills 20

At least 20 people attending a wedding party in northern Yemen, including the bride, are reported to have been killed ...

Proportion
staff2 years

Algeria military plane crash: 257 dead near Algiers

An Algerian military plane has crashed near the capital killing 257 people on board, officials say. The aircraft came down ...

Proportion
staff2 years

UN raises $2 billion in Yemen appeal

GENEVA – The United Nations raised more than $2 billion Tuesday to help civilians in Yemen, with half the funds ...

Proportion
staff2 years

Egypt media body fines newspaper over election coverage

CAIRO – Egypt’s media regulatory body has fined an Egyptian newspaper 150,000 Egyptian pounds ($8,527.5) and called for an investigation ...

Proportion
staff2 years

Egypt scraps Mubarak ruling over telecoms shutdown

CAIRO – An Egyptian court Saturday scrapped a ruling to fine ousted president Hosni Mubarak and two top aides for ...

Proportion
staff2 years

Nigerian father’s pain as daughter flies to Abuja

The father of a schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria has described the pain of losing his daughter again. ...