Monday, December 6, 2021

Tunisians get food aid via text messages

TUNIS: A Tunisian man wearing protective gear amid the COVID-19 pandemic looks on as he chats with another person on a...

Old foe cholera returns to haunt Algeria; two dead

91 people remain quarantined in Boufarik hospital BOUFARIK, Algeria: Outside a hospital in Algeria, worried relatives arrive daily in a desperate bid to talk to...

Ethiopia prepares to vote as famine stalks Tigray

ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia is preparing to hold crucial and twice-delayed elections across the country on June 21, despite growing concern over the credibility of...

Rockets target Eritrea as Ethiopia leader resists calls for dialogue

Ethiopian refugees who have fled the Tigray conflict, rest in the shade after arriving at a transit...

South Africa bus accident kills 25

JOHANNESBURG: Twenty-five people died yesterday when a bus rolled down a steep embankment in South Africa's coastal...

Ugandan family’s life in movie on a rare talent for chess

Standing on a drab side-street next to an open sewer in the Ugandan capital Kampala, Brian Mugabi points to the site of his former...

Pistorius lawyers battle to avoid murder charges

BLOEMFONTEIN: Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers yesterday fought to keep him from returning to jail as state prosecutors argued for a murder conviction in a combative...

Ethiopian honey farmers struggle with sticky traditions

ZAENA, Ethiopia: The beehives of Ethiopia, Africa's top honey producer, make about a quarter of the continent's honey, but travelers who come to sample...

Over-pumping cuts Morocco river link to sea

SAIDIA, Morocco: Moroccan environmentalist Mohamed Benata stood taking photos of what should be the mouth of the Moulouya river - but after years of...

School girls in Kenya undergo compulsory tests for pregnancy

NAIROBI: Girls in western Kenya returning to school after the Christmas break are undergoing compulsory tests for female genital mutilation in a...

30 killed in Boko Haram raid on Nigeria villages

KANO: Brutal weekend attacks on three villages by Boko Haram Islamists in the restive northeast of Nigeria have left 30 dead and 20 others...

Divided Zimbabwe bids farewell to Mugabe

Jeered over attacks, South Africa's president apologizes HARARE: Zimbabwe gave former leader Robert Mugabe a state funeral yesterday with...

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