Nigeria, Morocco agree to promote gas project to foster regional integration
The two nations signed 21 bilateral agreements.
Gambia’s president-elect promises two-term limit for presidency
The new president says he would release political prisoners.
Indonesian police plane with 15 on board goes missing
The plane is thought to have crashed.
China lodges protest after Trump call with Taiwan president
China blames Taiwan for the “petty” call.
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh loses presidential election
Adama Barrow defeated the Gambian ruler by over 50,000 votes.
Wrongly executed man acquitted by top Chinese court
Another man admitted to the crime, 21 years after the execution of another person.
Trump acknowledges African-Americans’ support, pledges to unite America
“We are not going to be divided for long, I have always brought people together; I know you find that hard to believe.”
U.S. votes recount: Stein concludes filing for Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania
Ms. Stein raised about $6.7 million through crowdfunding.
Morocco accuses Dlamini-Zuma of blocking its bid to rejoin AU
Morocco left the AU 32 years ago.
Russia deploys warships near Crimea for Ukrainian missile tests
“Their equipment is designed in the first instance to shoot down heavy anti-ship missiles and cruise missiles.”
Trump to severe business ties, focus on U.S. presidency
“The Presidency is a far more important task!” the president-elect said.
UN Chief asks President Mahama, opposition to defuse tensions ahead of Ghana poll
The election holds December 9.
India court orders cinemas to play national anthem
While the anthem is on, all theatre exits will be closed.
Survivors of plane crash that wiped out football team undergo operations
Seventy-one people died in the plane crash.
Uganda rejects Amnesty’s accusation of extra-judicial killings
“Many people appear to have been summarily shot dead,” Amnesty International said.
South Africa’s ANC rejects call for Zuma’s resignation
“The NEC did not support the call for the President to step down.”
Police shut down 4,500 websites selling fake products
The operation targeted websites in 27 countries.
Nine Philippine troops including president’s guards hit by blast
The troops were part of an advance party ahead of the visit of President Rodrigo Duterte to the area.
30 killed as villagers stand up to al-Shabaab in Somalia
“Locals, including nomadic people, took up arms against al-Shabaab fighters who want to loot their resources…”
Trump accuses Clinton of reneging on concession speech
Mrs. Clinton had assured she would accept the result of the election.
Obama: History will judge Castro’s ‘enormous impact’
The U.S. president condoles with the Cuban people.