Monday, March 25, 2019

Mugabe returns home despite assault claim

'She is tarnishing our image as a nation' HARARE: Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe flew home from South Africa yesterday, state media said, ending a...

In Rwanda, a phone text can save a baby

NYARUKOMBE, Rwanda: Using an old mobile phone, health worker Floride Uwinkesha logs the latest local pregnancy, part of efforts in Rwanda to boost maternal...

Botswana fights claims of elephant poaching spree

Claims led to global media attention CHOBE NATIONAL PARK: Botswana has rejected claims of a surge of elephant poaching made by a leading conservation charity...

Boko Haram kills 25 in Northern Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: At least 25 people were killed in new suspected Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria, with many villagers also forced to flee...

S African students police clash again

JOHANNESBURG: South African student protesters and police clashed in renewed violence in Johannesburg yesterday as attempts to re-open Wits University descended into running battles...

4 militants killed, 5 held after Mali resort attack

BAMAKO: Mali's government said yesterday five suspected militants were in custody after an assault on a popular tourist resort near the capital, Bamako, which...

Oil-addicted Nigeria hopes for revival

ILESA: Locals have always known that a vast deposit of gold sits underneath the cocoa trees and towering thickets of bamboo in the tropical...

Mali extremist ordered to pay $3.2 million

BRUSSELS: The International Criminal court ruled yesterday that a Muslim radical found guilty of destroying World Heritage cultural sites in the Malian city of...

Kenya: Judge upholds use of anal probes to define sexuality

MOMBASA, KENYA: A Kenyan court has upheld the use of anal examinations to determine a suspect's sexual orientation. Mombasa High Court Judge Mathew Emukule...

Mukwege: Congo’s ‘Dr Miracle’ heals victims of sexual atrocity

‘When one does not fight against an evil, it is like a cancer’ BUKAVU: In this file photo...

Woman journalist targeted by Sudan Islamic hardliners

KHARTOUM: A Sudanese female journalist and critic of government policies said Sunday that she is under fire from hardliners who have accused her of...

Islamic State makes inroads into Kenya

NAIROBI: Recent arrests show the Islamic State's growing presence in East Africa, where they are recruiting young Kenyans for jihad abroad and raising fears...

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