• December 9, 2022

Shock about the presence of a Russian cargo ship in South-african Cape Town

South Africa’s main opposition party on Thursday called on the government to explain why a Russian cargo ship targeted by Western sanctions is docked at a naval base in Cape Town. …

Sports:Morocco on a ‘mission’ to leave deep imprint on history, look to end Portugal’s WC run

Coach Walid Regragui restated Morocco’s ambition durign a press conference Friday (Dec. 9), as the team prepares to play Portugal on Saturday (Dec. 10). The entire Moroccan squad eye a historic …

Gunmen kidnap worshippers in Nigeria mosque attack

Gunmen abducted 19 Muslim worshippers after attacking a mosque in the restive northwest of Nigeria, police said Sunday (November 4). The attackers stormed the mosque in Maigamji village, in Katsina state, …

Libya in risk of partition with the delay of the elections – UN

The UN’s new special envoy for Libya warned Tuesday that the first anniversary of the postponed elections was fast approaching and that further postponement of the polls could lead the country …

Lockdowns have “reduced” Ebola spread in Uganda – President

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni announced on Tuesday that lockdowns in two districts have reduced the spread of Ebola cases in the country. Since the start of the outbreak in late September …

Ethiopian woman among seven executed in Kuwait in rare mass execution

Kuwait has carried out its first executions in five years, hanging seven people including two women despite pleas for clemency from international rights campaigners. The state-run KUNA news agency described those …

In brutal drought, herders look for hope underground in Kenya

Drought is no stranger to the pastoralist communities of Northern Kenya. Dubbed the “singing wells,” herders here at the Ntorobo River in Samburu County take turns to dig deep below the …

Russia Ukraine conflict forces Egypt’s central bank raise interest rates

Egypt’s Central Bank raised its key interest rate Monday for the first time since 2017, citing inflationary pressures triggered by the coronavirus pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine, which hiked oil …

Lawyers force Ugandan university to cancel mandatory pregnancy tests

Kampala International University yesterday yielded to pressure from the female lawyers and rescinded its planned mandatory pregnancy tests for nurses and midwives. The university had on November 8 ordered all female …

621 arrests made following October 20 protests in Chad

621 people, including 83 minors, have been arrested in Chad since the violently repressed opposition protests that left some 50 people dead on October 20, the public prosecutor in N’Djamena announced …

Artillery fire on M23 rebel positions in congo DRC

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is yet to fulfil its promise by taking action to protect its people despite promise, local sources have revealed. “We woke up to heavy fighting …

Sports:2022 African Women’s Handball Championship kicks off in Dakar

13 nations are competing at this year’s African Women’s Handball Championship that began on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, in Dakar, Senegal. It was a perfect start for the host country Senegal …

Prison break: 23 inmates escape from Moroni prison Comoros

23 inmates escaped from the prison of Moroni, the capital of the Indian Ocean archipelago, in Comoros on Wednesday evening in circumstances that are yet to be known, according to the …