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Former Guatemalan Vice President, Roxana Baldetti was on Tuesday sentenced to more than 15 years in prison over his involvement in a fraudulent state contract to decontaminate a major lake in the country. Backed...

One of Cameroon’s opposition candidates in Sunday’s presidential election in the country, Maurice Kamto on Monday claimed victory at the polls. Greeted by screams from his supporters as he made the...

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s second nominee to the Supreme Court has been confirmed. The confirmation process was ridden with allegations of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh. The...

Redoine Faid, the notorious French convict who used a helicopter to break out of prison in July this year has been arrested by the police north of Paris. According to the French police, the 46-year-old...

  The French government on Tuesday announced that it had frozen assets belonging to two Iranian men and Iran’s Ministry of Security and Intelligence, a move the government said was linked to...

Senegalese-born international music star, Aliaume Damala Badara popularly known as Akon is planning a solar investment programme for Sierra Leone as part of plans to support the government of President...

South Africa’s anti-apartheid icon, Archbishop Desmond Tutu was on Thursday hospitalized in Cape Town  for a series of tests. A statement released by his office said Tutu was in good spirit after settling...

Until Wednesday, September 27, 2019, the people and government of Tanzania could not boast of one flyover, a common infracstructure across many African cities and major towns. According to a report by...

A Liberian court on Friday issued arrest warrants for the son of the country’s ex-president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and more than 30 former central bank officials in connection with $104 million which...

The United Nations on Monday launched the Generation Unlimited campaign that aims to promote education, training and employment of young people all over the world. As part of the opening day activities...

  Co-founders of Instagram, a smart phone photo-sharing platform, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have resigned from their positions. The duo resigned from their positions as Chief Executive and...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Algeria to promote bilateral ties and discuss migration and the situation in neighbouring Libya. The high-point of Monday’s one-day visit is her meeting with...

In what looks like the first move of its kind since the two neighbouring countries fought a war two decades ago, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea on Monday re-opened a border point between both countries...

Sudanese president, Omar al-Bashir on Sunday dissolved the government and named a new prime minister, Motazz Moussa whom he charged to form a smaller cabinet as the country struggles to fix the crisis-hit...

At least seventeen people have reportedly died in South Sudan after a small aircraft carrying passengers from the country’s main airport, Juba International Airport and heading to the city of Yirol...

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 75 people, including prominent Muslim Brotherhood leaders to death and jailed more than 600 others over a 2013 sit-in which ended with the killing of hundreds of...

A South Sudanese military court on Thursday sentenced ten soldiers to jail terms ranging from seven years to life for the rape of foreign aid workers and the murder of a local journalist in an assault...

At least 400 prisoners on Sunday reportedly escaped from a jail in Tripoli, Libya‘s capital while fighting between rival armed groups raged  in a nearby town.  Fierce clashes erupted last week between...

Shots  fired by a yet to be identified person reportedly injured two people during a horse racing event at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, California, United States on Sunday evening. According to...

At least eighteen persons have been confirmed dead after an Ethiopian military helicopter crashed in the country’s Oromiya region on Thursday. According to the state-affiliated Fana News Agency, fifteen...