• January 31, 2023

South Africa will not ditch coal ‘just like that’-Ramaphosa

Coal-rich but energy-starved South Africa will not immediately abandon its fossil-fueled electricity generating plants as it transitions to cleaner forms of power, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday. South Africa, one of …

US secretary of state Anthony Blinken speaks to young people in Cairo Egypt

The strategic partnership between the U.S. and Egypt is of “great consequence”, according to Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.He made the comment on Sunday in Cairo where he addressed a meeting …

DRC ready to welcome Pope Francis

In Kinshasa’s Ndolo airport everything is ready to welcome Pope Francis. The Holy Pontiff arrives on Tuesday in Kinshasa, capital of the DRC and Africa’s largest catholic country. Tomorrow I will …

Police officer who killed George Floyd seeks to have his trial overturned

The police officer who killed the African-American George Floyd and set the United States on fire in 2020 is trying from Wednesday to have his murder conviction overturned during an essentially …

Six bodies found in Johannesburg, suspect arrested – police

South African police arrested a murder suspect on Monday (October 10) after six bodies, five of them in an advanced state of decomposition, were found in a residential building in central …

Kenyan police hunt for church thief

Police in the Kenyan capital says they are looking for a church warden suspected of stealing 1.5 million shillings – $12,400/£11,240 – that members had collected to develop the church. Police …

Kenyan lawyer in ICC case linked to president Ruto found dead – police

Kenyan authorities have launched an investigation into the death of a lawyer accused of bribing and intimidating witnesses in the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecution of President William Ruto, a police …

Police fire tear gas on protesting following opposition leader in Chad

The police fired tear gas canisters Friday to disperse hundreds of protesters accompanying the main opposition leader to Chad’s military junta who was on his way to a summons by the …

Police fire tear gas as thousands mob Sri Lanka PM’s office

Thousands of Sri Lankans demanding that the prime minister resign rallied outside his office in Colombo, some stormed the compound despite security presence. As the protests escalated outside the prime minister’s …

Nigeria Police rescue 35 teens exploited as sex slaves

Thirty-five teenage girls have been rescued from a hotel in southeastern Nigeria where a trafficking ring was forcing them into prostitution. Children birth to these girls are sold, according to local …

2,000 police ‘mentally unfit’ to serve – Kenyan IGP

About 2000 police officers in Kenya are mentally unfit to serve in the police service, Inspector-General of Police Hillary Mutyambai. The IGP made this revelation on Tuesday during a meeting with …

Guineans remember the marks left by Condé’s rule

Years of political violence in Guinea have left marks in many people. The story of Ibrahima Sory Sissoko is only one among many, a constant reminder of the political upheaval in …

FG approves recruitment of 20,000 policemen

Federal Government has approved the recruitment of 20,000 policemen in an effort to resolve the security situation of the country. Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Baba Alkali disclosed this when he paid …