Norway unseats Denmark as world’s happiest country — Report
South Sudan, Liberia, Guinea, Togo, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Central African Republic are at the bottom.
Algerian president, Bouteflika, makes first video appearance after month of health rumours
Since a stroke in 2013, Mr. Bouteflika, 80, has appeared rarely in public.
Tanzania to send 500 doctors to Kenya to help overcome effects of doctors’ strike
Tanzanian Health Minister, Ummy Mwalimu, said Tanzania had many qualified, unemployed doctors.
Pastor discovers 706-carat diamond in Sierra Leone
The stone is yet to be valued but could be worth millions of dollars.
U.S. says policy of ‘strategic patience’ with North Korea over
U.S. says it will respond if North raises its threat level to a certain point.
Trump seeks extra $30 billion to rebuild U.S. military, fight ISIS
The request was for 2017 fiscal year, which ends on September 30.
South African opposition figure to face disciplinary process for colonialism tweet
South Africa was colonised by the Dutch and the British for about 300 years.
Interpol goes after North Koreans over Kim Jong Nam’s murder
Four North Koreans present at the airport on the day of the murder are being sought.
After initial denial, Uganda admits killing over 100 in palace assault
The government initially claimed 62 people died.
Ogun doctors protest poor state of healthcare infrastructure, personnel
The government agreed the demands of the doctors are genuine.
Courts to hear arguments challenging Trump’s new travel ban
The ban affects six Muslim-majority countries.
Norwegian court orders hairdresser to pay fine for discriminating against Muslim woman
The case went to trial after Ms. Hodne refused to pay an initial fine.
Dutch govt urges travellers to be alert in Turkey following diplomatic tensions
The Turkish government planned to campaign in the Netherlands.
U.S. deploys attack drones to South Korea amid tension with North
Gray Eagle Unmanned Aerial Systems are part of a broader plan to deploy attack drones with every division.
Garbage dump landslide kills 35 in Ethiopian capital
Hundreds of people rely on the 50-year-old dump to survive.
Troubled South Africa’s ANC releases new policy document
The party pledged to end corruption and infighting.
South African taxi drivers protest against app-based taxi service, Uber
Uber has faced protests from other taxi drivers in Europe, Latin America and Asia.