WEEKLY NEWS

Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola Outbreak Demands Strong Response - UN Health Experts

The World Health Organization Emergency Committee has said that while there should be no international travel or trade restrictions, Read More

Uganda: UAE, Kampala Row Deepens As Middle East Country Demands Apology

A diplomatic row is simmering between Uganda and the United Arab Emirates. The Middle Eastern country has reportedly demanded Read More

Africa: Historic Meeting of ECA and IMF First Female Chiefs

On December 15th, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)'s excecutive secretary Vera Songwe hosted the managing director of the Read More

Rohingya Women Beaten By Husbands and Girls Face Forced Marriage in Camps

Rohingya women who fled their homes in Burma are now being beaten and abandoned by their husbands, while young girls Read More

Kenya: Media Mogul Sk Macharia's Son Dies in Road Crash

John Macharia, son of businessman SK Macharia, has died in a car accident. According to the police, he was Read More

Kenya: Keep a Wary Eye On Raila Odinga, Warn Jubilee MPs in About-Turn

The disquiet within the ruling Jubilee Party over the Uhuru-Raila unity pact came to the fore on Sunday, when a Read More

Nigeria: Judge Remands Melaye, Two Others in Police Custody Till June 11

The police have taken Kogi West Senator Dino Melaye to their medical centre in Lokoja after a magistrate arraigned Read More

South Africa: Operations Stop As Rescuers Race to Find Survivors At Sibanye-Stillwater Mine

Mining company Sibanye-Stillwater says 10 of 13 employees who were trapped following a seismic event at its Masakhane mine Read More

Libya: Election Plans Thrown Into Turmoil After Suicide Attack

The suicide bomb attack on the country's electoral commission headquarters badly damaged the building. UN says it is working Read More