July, 2024 | ANG - Part 2
  • July 25, 2024

UN says nearly 40 million people had HIV in 2023

Nearly 40 million people were living with the HIV virus that causes AIDS last year, over 9 million weren’t getting any treatment, and the result was that every minute someone died …

US elections: Could Kamala Harris be the first female president?

Already a trailblazer, Kamala Harris could be on the way to becoming the first woman to serve as president in the United States. Biden announced Sunday that he was stepping aside …

Sierra Leone court finds 11 involved in alleged coup guilty

A Sierra Leone court found 11 people guilty of treason and other offenses following what authorities have called an attempted coup, with their leader sentenced to almost 200 years in prison, …

Kenya Court suspends police ban on protests in Nairobi

A Kenyan court on Thursday (Jul. 18) halted a police ban on protests in the capital. The Milimani law courts ruled the ban remains suspended pending the hearing and determination of …

Russia and Ukraine exchange 95 prisoners, in UAE-brokered deal

Ukraine and Russia have exchanged 95 prisoners each, officials in both countries said on Wednesday, as part of a deal brokered by the United Arab Emirates. The prison swap was the …

Business:South Africa AfDB to lend $1 billion to Transnet

The African Development Bank said on Thursday it had approved a $1 billion loan to South Africa’s state-owned railway and ports company, Transnet. The 25-year loan is fully guaranteed by the …

Kenya police ban protests in Nairobi

Police in Kenya on Thursday have banned protests in the capital indefinitely citing a lack of leadership that would ensure peaceful protests. The ban was announced hours before a planned protest …

Former Mozambique finance minister on trial in US

The former finance minister in Mozambique has gone on trial in the US over the so-called “tuna bond” scandal which came to light in 2016. Manuel Chang, who was the country’s …

UAE lifts 2022 visa ban on Nigerians

The United Arab Emirates has lifted a 21-month long visa ban on Nigerians. Nigeria’s information minister Mohammed Idris said Monday that the UAE’s decision to lift the ban that has been …

Trump-owned company sells $299 sneakers with an image of his bloodied face

A company is now selling $299 sneakers showing an image of Donald Trump with streaks of blood on his cheek and pumping his fist in the air after he was the …

Former South African President Zuma faces expulsion from ANC after joining a rival party

Former South African President Jacob Zuma was expected to face a disciplinary hearing with the African National Congress party on Wednesday, after campaigning against the organization he once led as head …

Interpol arrests 300 people in a global crackdown on West African crime groups

In a global operation targeting West African organized crime groups across five continents, police arrested 300 people, seized $3 million and blocked 720 bank accounts, Interpol said Tuesday. Operation Jackal III, …

Gambia upholds its ban on female genital cutting

Lawmakers in the West African nation of Gambia on Monday rejected a bill that would have overturned a ban on female genital cutting. The attempt to become the first country in …