Africa

Chickens [Photo: Naijagist]

Bird Flu: Namibia, Botswana ban poultry imports from South Africa

“The restriction is a precautionary measure to avoid equal infection here as well as protect our people,” Botswana said.

bird-flu

South Africa bans sale of live hens to contain bird flu

Highly pathogenic among fowl, the risk of human infection is low.

A Kenyan School [Photo Credit: Aid for Africa]

Kenya gives girls free sanitary pads to boost school attendance

“We are treating the access to sanitary pads as a basic human right.”

Ketumile Masire [Photo: Botswana Youth Magazine]

Botswana’s second president, Ketumile Masire, is dead

He died at the age of 91 after being admitted in hospital.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Egyptian President

Egypt to extend state of emergency by 3 months

The police killed seven persons in connection with the violence against Christians on Thursday.

President Salva Kiir [Photo: ChimpReports]

South Sudan lifts ban on foreign journalists

The war-torn country says it will not hinder the media going forward.

Saif Gaddafi

ICC prosecutor calls for arrest of Saif Gaddafi

Saif, 44, is the most prominent of the late Gaddafi’s children.

Zambia parliament [Photo: Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation]

Zambia suspends 48 lawmakers for snubbing president’s speech

The suspensions affect 48 of the opposition party’s 58 MPs.

Emergency personnel work at the scene after a building collapsed in a residential area of Nairobi, Kenya June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Second body found in collapsed Kenyan building: Red Cross

Two children were pulled out alive on Tuesday evening.

Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi [Photo: Printemps arabe - Le Monde]

Five men jailed for smoking, eating in public during Ramadan

Arresting people for eating publicly during Ramadan is not uncommon in the Arab world.

Emergency personnel work at the scene after a building collapsed in a residential area of Nairobi, Kenya June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

15 people missing after Kenya building collapse

Forty nine people died in 2016 in another building collapse.

Moroccan King Mohammed VI[Photo Credit:Aljazeera]

Morocco to send food to Qatar after Gulf states cut ties

Qatar says it has resources to endure the diplomatic isolation.

A press statement Friday, said the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, spoke when Khattab visited his office in Abuja.

Nigeria pledges support for Egypt’s candidate for UNESCO top job

The two countries speak of their friendship and partnership.

Pakalitha Mosisili [Photo: Dailymail.co.uk]

Lesotho’s PM concedes election defeat

Mr. Mosisili will remain in his position until Mr. Thabane is sworn in, the statement said.

Omar Al-Bashir, Sudan President

ICC prosecutor renews call for Al Bashir’s arrest

The ICC prosecutor particularly slammed South Africa and Jordan for failing to arrest Al Bashir

45 killed in bus accident in Zimbabwe [Photo: Zim News]

45 killed in bus accident in Zimbabwe

The driver of the vehicle lost control, police said.

Mozambique on map

Bald men targeted in ritual killings

Local myth says bald heads contain gold.

The European Union headquarters in the Belgian capital, Brussels [Photo: Press TV]

Zimbabwe gets EU $2.6m for human rights protection

The grant came under the framework of the 11th European Development Fund.

ExxonMobil Nigeria Headquarters

Equatorial Guinea signs oil production-sharing deal with ExxonMobil

Equatorial Guinea is the third largest producer of oil in Sub-Saharan Africa.

South Sudan on map

Botched vaccinations kill 15 children in South Sudan

The deaths occurred in the remote village of Nachodokopele, where about 300 people were vaccinated.

cameroon

Twin suicide bombings kill four in Cameroon

More than 30 people were wounded.

The internet [Photo credit; jornadasigfspain.es]

Ethiopia cuts off internet after high school exam leaks

It is not the first time that Addis Ababa has pulled the plug on the internet.

Pierre Nkurunziza, Burundi President

Burundi leader, Nkurunziza, dismisses 23 army officers

The officers had gone to do their master’s or doctorate studies in France, Belgium or Canada.

Pope Francis waves to crowds as he arrives to his inauguration mass on 19 March 2013.

Pope puts off South Sudan visit amid security concerns

South Sudan is suffering from famine and a civil war that started more than three years ago.

South Africa President, Jacob Zuma. AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN

South Africa: Ruling ANC debates motion to remove Zuma

Mr. Zuma had been South African president since 2009 and won re-election in 2014.