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  South Africa has been hit by a technical recession after recent surveys revealed that that the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted to minus 0.7 percent in the first quarter of 2017,...

  The Metropolitan Police in London has made 18 arrests in connection with Saturday’s terror attack that left seven people dead and 48 others injured. According to a police statement, officers...

  Six Middle East countries namely the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Yemen, Egypt and Libya have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar whom they accuse of supporting terrorism and undermining...

US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull America out of the Paris global climate accord has apparently left the United States isolated from major global powers. United States’ European partners...

Ahead of the June 8 snap elections, a newly-released poll shows that Labour candidate, Jeremy Corbyn is now London’s favourite candidate for Prime Minister. The YouGov survey for the Evening Standard...

  At least 85 persons have been killed and as many as 400 others injured after a massive explosion rocked the diplomatic area of Kabul, the Afghan capital. Although the target of the deadly attack...

The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) on Wednesday said the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has reported three cases of the outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5 bird flu among...

  United States Senator, John McCain has said that Russian President, Vladmir Putin is a bigger threat to world security than the Islamic State in Iran and Syria (ISIS). Senator McCain, who is the...

As the contest to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as Liberia’s President gathers momentum, a woman with little political experience is jostling to become the fourth elected female head of state in Africa. 40-year...

A United States congressional candidate in the state of Montana, Greg Gianforte has been charged by law enforcement after “body slamming” a reporter to the ground and breaking his eye-glasses at a...

United States president, Donald Trump has said that he would not forget the message he received from Pope Francis after their meeting at the Vatican in the early hours of Wednesday. Trump’s meeting...

  The Queen of England, Elizabeth II has expressed utter shock at the Manchester bombing of last night which killed 22 people and injured 59 others. In a personally signed statement today, she said: “The...

Twenty-two people have died and 59 others injured in a gruesome terror attack in the city of Manchester, United Kingdom last night. The attack took place in a packed Manchester Arena where some 20,000...

The Chairperson of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has reiterated his support for the candidature of Ethiopian public health analyst, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to lead the World Health Organization. In...

At least 17 persons have been reportedly killed and 31 others critically injured after a bus plunged down from above 90 metres off a mountainous roadside in southern Mexico. According to emergency services...

Members of a Christian sect in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Bundu dia Kongo, on Wednesday morning, attacked a prison in Kinshasa, the country’s capital, freeing their leader along with 50...

Ghana’s Education Service has banned female teachers in the country from wearing trousers to school except during sporting activities. The directive was contained in an internal memorandum released...

Just minutes after Cote’Ivoire’s Defence Minister, Alain-Richard Donwahi announced on state-owned television that an agreement has been reached to end the on-going unrest in the country, renegade...

  Seventeen inmates from the Buimo Prison in the city of Lae in Papua New Guinea have been killed during a mass prison break on Friday. According to Lae Metropolitan Police, apart from the 17 prisoners...

  North Korea has warned that the new stringent sanctions the United States has placed on the country would only spur her to develop nuclear weapons. The warning was contained in a rare letter of...