Home » Archives by category » Uncategorized

DR Congo boat sinking: River disaster kills 50 people

DR Congo boat sinking: River disaster kills 50 people

About 50 people have died after a boat capsized on a river in the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials say. The vice-governor of Tshuapa province in the north of the country said the cause of the accident was not clear. He said another 50 people had survived when the boat tipped over as it was […]

Champions League: Sadio Mane sends 300 Liverpool shirts to hometown

Champions League: Sadio Mane sends 300 Liverpool shirts to hometown

Mane has 51 caps for Senegal Sadio Mane has gifted 300 Liverpool shirts to locals in his hometown in Senegal, so they can wear them during the Champions League final. The 26-year-old forward, who grew up in Bambali in the West African country, made the generous gesture before the Reds’ clash with 12-time winners Real […]

Why DR Congo is confident it will halt Ebola

Why DR Congo is confident it will halt Ebola

Image copyright AFP Despite its vast size and dilapidated health system, the Democratic Republic of Congo is confident that it will be able to contain the current outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease, which is thought to have killed 27 people. There has been one case in Mbandaka, a densely populated city of one million. […]

Boko Haram crisis: Amnesty accuses Nigeria troops of rape

Boko Haram crisis: Amnesty accuses Nigeria troops of rape

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Troops have been fighting the militants for almost a decade Nigerian soldiers have raped women and girls who fled the insurgency by militant Islamist group Boko Haram, Amnesty International has said. Troops separated women from their husbands and raped them, sometimes in exchange for food, in refugee camps, the rights […]

South Africa’s Ramaphosa gives half his pay to Mandela charity

South Africa’s Ramaphosa gives half his pay to Mandela charity

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cyril Ramaphosa is popular in business circles South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he will be donating half of his salary to charity. Mr Ramaphosa said the gesture was aimed at encouraging the wealthy to dedicate some of their pay to help build the nation. The donation […]

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo: Patients ‘taken to church’

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo: Patients ‘taken to church’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ebola can cause fatal bleeding from internal organs Three Ebola patients left a treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of Congo after their families demanded to take them to church, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Two of the patients later died, while the third returned to the centre […]

Kenyan aide Walter Mong’are ‘criticises’ millennials

A presidential aide in Kenya has criticised young people who refuse to do certain jobs. Walter Mong’are, who heads youth programmes in the Office of the President, was speaking during a panel discussion, according to the Nairobi News. Responding to a question on why foreigners were building the country’s roads rather than locals, he said: […]

UK man raped children in Kenya

UK man raped children in Kenya

Image copyright National Crime Agency (NCA) Image caption Keith Morris, 72, from Hull, visited a remote Kenyan village, where the victims lived, “for a number of years with his family”, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said A man has been found guilty of raping two girls in Kenya. Keith Morris, 72, from Hull, carried out […]

Ghana FA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi returns to face investigation

Ghana FA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi returns to face investigation

Ghana Football Association boss Kwesi Nyantakyi faces a presidential investigation The head of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi arrives back in the country on Wednesday to face an investigation ordered by President Nana Akufo-Addo. Nyantakyi, who is also the first vice-president at the Confederation of African Football, is accused of fraudulently using the president’s […]

‘I want to be like Mo Salah’

Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy […]

Page 1 of 162123Next ›Last »