Removing Jacob Zuma as president of South Africa is the “best thing” that could happen to the country, the Communist Party said before lawmakers vote in a motion of no confidence against the leader.
Presidential candidates Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga have cast their votes and are both sure they will be declared winners after Tuesday’s general election.
Dissatisfied with the work of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria, its member and a former chief Hague Tribunal prosecutor has announced her resignation.
The threat of controversy and unrest looms over Kenya’s elections, which will be held on 8 August. Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta is ahead by a whisker in the most recent opinion poll. His main challenger, Raila Odinga, has repeatedly alleged that Kenyatta plans to rig the elections.
The Vatican said Monday that Pope Francis was "deeply saddened" by Sunday’s gun attack on a church in southern Nigeria in which at least 11 people were killed.
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of congratulations to President Paul Kagame of the Republic of Rwanda on the occasion of re-electing him as a president of the republic.
A unit of the Regional Protection Force (RPF) has arrived South Sudan according to the Spokesperson of United Nations Mission in South Sudan, UNMISS.
Statement by the spokesperson following the Presidential elections in Rwanda
Facebook rolled out a tool this week to help Kenyan users spot fake news ahead of a hotly-contested presidential election that has seen supporters of rival candidates trade bitter words online.
Al-Shabab militants have retaken a strategic town linking Somalia’s capital to the western regions of the country.
Incumbent President Paul Kagame has won another seven-year mandate after attaining an unassailable lead in Friday’s presidential poll.
The Police in Delta have arrested a commercial sex worker who allegedly stabbed her client to death during an argument at Destar Hotel, Asaba, Delta
Russia plans to resume contracts with Libya agreed by former leader Muammar Gaddafi. The infrastructure projects have been frozen since Gaddafi’s assassination and the breakout of civil war.
Violence and arson broke out on Thursday at the biggest South Sudanese refugee camp in Sudan, which houses tens of thousands of people, a security official said
The Statue of Liberty was the focus of a monumental exchange between a White House adviser and a reporter after Donald Trump backed an immigration policy favouring the better-educated.
“This brutal murder has sent a chill down the spine of many Kenyans and raised the spectre of violence” - Muthoni Wanyeki
Kenyan government officials threaten journalists to prevent broadcasting of live election results
Concrete measures must be taken to address climate of fear
The United Nations envoy for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has expressed his concern over arbitrary arrests and detentions across the country, following civil society’s call for the holding of elections before year-end and their peaceful protests against delays in the publication of the electoral calendar.
Israel is considered one of the most important countries that import rough diamonds, and the most prominent countries that export polished diamonds.
Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has campaigned in Gasabo, a suburb of the capital Kigali, ahead of the August 4 general and presidential elections.
The son of late leader of Islamic terrorist group, Al-Qaeda, Osama Bin Laden, Hamza Bin Laden, is expected to take over the terrorist organisation.
New Delhi - A baby in India was born "pregnant" with his half-formed twin in a rare case that has astonished the medical fraternity in the country.
Catholic international aid charity CAFOD has called for a peaceful election when Kenyans go to the polls next week.
Move over, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos. You are not the richest folks on earth. The real claimant to the throne, is Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, if the account of a US Financier, Bill Browder, is correct.
Women with circumcised partners are likely to experience better sex and are at lower risk of contracting HIV, say researchers.
Malawian police issued an arrest warrant for former President Joyce Banda over her alleged involvement in a scheme in which companies and individuals were paid for services that weren’t provided.
President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has barely five months to save his 17-year regime from a cataclysmic ending. According to the 31 December 2016 all-inclusive political agreement, Kabila should organise elections and hand over power.
THE US claimed yesterday it had killed a Islamist leader in the same region of Somalia where 12 Ugandan troops were attacked and killed on Sunday.
"To be a national mother (Grace Mugabe) who fails to control two children. How can we allow that? She must first deal with her two sons then think of leading a village,” says a man in a short video doing Zimbabwe’s social media rounds.
SportPesa’s entry into Uganda inched closer yesterday when President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni hosted a delegation from the gaming giants at State House, Entebbe.
Serbian coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has quit his post as the coach of Uganda’s national side citing non payment of salary for months.
Doctors at a city-based private hospital were astonished when they found hundreds of small stones in a Somalian’s kidney. They suspect the man suffers from a unique condition that causes his kidneys to produce more stones.
Credible Investigation Needed into Disappearance of Jean Bigirimana
Officials from the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Puntland State of Somalia, yesterday, said that they are “considering Rwanda as a model country in fighting corruption” and intends to emulate the country’s strategies particularly those implemented by Rwanda National Police (RNP).
Justin Bieber cancelled the remaining of his Purpose World tour concerts due to unforeseen circumstances. He was seen relaxing near Santa Monica beach shortly after announcing his tour cancellation.
The Niger State Police Command has arrested a 14-year-old wife from Lifari Village in the Mashegu Local Government Area of the state for allegedly killing her 40-year-old husband, Isiaka Usman.
The Archbishop of Canterbury will inaugurate the 39th province of the worldwide Anglican Communion at a service in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, on Sunday.
There were concerns Tuesday that about 40 oil exploration workers contracted by Integrated Data Services Limited (IDSL), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and members of the Civilian JTF, to search for crude oil in the Lake Chad Basin might have been killed or abducted.
Rwanda National Police (RNP) has reminded owners of facilities with swimming pool to take the proper precautions and adhere to regulations to ensure the safety of people swimming.
Rwanda will welcome World Travel Awards for the first time, with the Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 set to take place in the country’s thriving capital, Kigali, on October 10th.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has said he is engaging Kenyans directly, not through the media, a day after skipping the presidential debate.