War crimes judges ruled Thursday that five children born after their parents were victims of a brutal 2003 attack on a Congolese village were not eligible to receive compensation.
Burkina Faso’s army says its counter-terror forces have captured at least 60 extremists along the border with Mali and Niger during operations conducted since July 8.
One of Africa’s most experienced referee Senegal’s Malang Diedhiou retires after taking charge of three matches at the 2018 World Cup.
Brighton sign South African striker Percy Tau on a four-year deal – and will loan him out for the upcoming season.
Olympic steeplechase champion Ruth Jebet is among more than 100 athletes and coaches facing disciplinary action for alleged doping offences.
[IPS] Sydney & Kuala Lumpur -The United States has had the world’s largest trade deficit for almost half a century. In 2017, the US trade deficit in goods and services was $566 billion; without services, the merchandise account deficit was $810 billion.
An estimated 200 million girls and women worldwide have undergone FGM, which usually involves the partial or total removal of the female genitalia.
[IPS] United Nations -Cryptocurrency is not bound by geography because it is internet based; its transactions are stored in a database called blockchain, which is a group of connected computers that record transactions in a ledger in real time.
Former Yemen coach Abraham Mebratu takes over in charge of the Ethiopian national the county’s football federation announces.
A breakneck peace process between the former foes over the past six weeks hinges on Ethiopia’s vow to finally abide by a 2002 United Nations ruling on the frontier.
Ruth Kamande, who won a prison beauty pageant while awaiting trial, slashed her partner Farid Mohammed, 24, to death in 2015 and was convicted in May.
[IPS] Nairobi -An increasing number of African countries are now embracing the blue economy for its potential to deliver solutions to their most pressing development needs-particularly extreme poverty and hunger.
Sudan says the signing of a “preliminary” power-sharing deal between South Sudan’s foes has been postponed as the warring factions have yet to fully agree on the draft.
[The Exchange] Kenya will double its shareholding in the continent’s platform for funding infrastructure development, Africa50.
Morocco has already given a flat no to the plan, while Tunisia previously rejected the EU’s plan to set up asylum processing centres in their country.
Ruth Kamande, who won a prison beauty pageant while awaiting trial, slashed her partner Farid Mohammed (24) to death in 2015 and was convicted in May.
[ISS] Heads of state and ministers who travelled to Nouakchott, Mauritania, for the bi-annual African Union (AU) summit earlier this month are preparing themselves for another such gathering in November – the fourth in only a year.
The top security bodies of the United Nations and the African Union have called for a peaceful transfer of power following elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo this year.
Violent tensions between Cameroon’s government and Anglophone separatists have forced more than 180 000 people from their homes since December, Human Rights Watch says.