The Middle East country will head to the polls for presidential elections on Monday.
A war of words has broken out between the United Nations and the DRC government which is shunning a donor conference in Geneva to raise $1.7 billion to tackle a humanitarian crisis that Kinshasa says has been vastly exaggerated by aid workers.
Egypt’s interior ministry says a bomb placed under a nearby car has exploded in the coastal city of Alexandria as the city security chief’s convoy passed by, killing at least one.
Sierra Leone’s High Court on Saturday ordered the electoral commission to halt preparations for a March 27 presidential run-off following a legal filing by a lawyer linked to the ruling party.
A war of words has broken out between the United Nations and the DR Congo government which is shunning a donor conference in Geneva to raise $1.7 billion to tackle a humanitarian crisis that Kinshasa says has been vastly exaggerated by aid workers.
With his trademark black sunglasses and blanket media presence, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi projects an air of benign paternalism.
Chelsea winger Victor Moses earns Nigeria a win as Morocco and Tunisia also win their World Cup warm-up matches.
Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe says South Africa should have sent troops instead of a team of negotiators to prevent his ouster by the military last year.
Claims about Cambridge Analytica’s role in elections in Nigeria and Kenya have been overstated.
The 105 Nigerian schoolgirls and their families have begun to recover after the Boko Haram fighters who abducted the girls released them earlier this week.
NAIROBI/MORONI (Reuters) – A programme to sell Comoros Islands citizenship to fund development resulted in thousands of passports being sold outside official channels via “mafia” networks and up to $100 million of revenues went missing, according to a report by the small Indian Ocean state’s parliament.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -Nearly 1.5 million people have left sub-Saharan Africa for Europe and the United States since 2010, while millions more are making plans to follow in their footsteps, researchers said on Thursday.
[East African] Uganda’s national debt has nearly trebled in the last three years to more than 50 per cent of gross domestic product, creating a risk of default risk, since nearly two-thirds of that borrowing is external, the central bank said.
[East African] African leaders are banking on the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) to help address the rising unemployment rate among its youth population.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -A giant island of plastic floating in the Pacific Ocean holds as much as 16 times more debris than was previously thought, posing a significant threat to the food chain, scientists said on Thursday.
Egyptians will choose their next president in elections starting Monday, with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi expected to easily secure a second four-year term.
Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly questioned the authenticity of the number of new political parties to contest this year’s elections, and one Nigerian schoolgirl is still held by Boko Haram.
Some 60 million people in Egypt, the most populated Arab country, are registered to vote in three days of polling on March 26, 27, and 28.
With a resurgence of ethnic strife in the region, and a large refugee exodus of Hema to Uganda, there are fears of history repeating itself, experts say.
The notice says Lungu abrogated the constitution by not handing over power to the speaker of the national assembly when the opposition challenged his victory in court in 2016.