Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Italian Prime Minister, Enrico Letta, resigns

The Italian President will begin consultations for a new PM.…... read more

U.S. falls to 46th in World Press Freedom rankings

The U.S. surveillance laws caused its drop in the World Press Freedom rankings.…... read more

UN warns of worsening security in Central Africa Republic

A UN spokesperson said targeted assassinations had occurred in Bangui.…... read more

3 injured after tear gas mistaken for deodorant in German disco

Woman had a teargas canister in a disco…... read more

103 killed as Algerian military aircraft crashes

The number of casualties may be higher than reported…... read more

Heavy rains kill 60, make 10,000 homeless in Burundi

The displaced person have been provided temporary shelter by the Red Cross.…... read more

Journalist beaten to death in Cambodia as CPJ seeks investigation

The journalist had reported on illegal fishing.…... read more

France to extend mission in Central African Republic

France deploys 1,600 troops to CAR…... read more

Sochi 2014: UN Secretary General calls for peace during winter Olympics

Ban- Ki-moon, united nations secretary general The Winter Olympics starts February 7…... read more

Press freedom deteriorates in Cyberspace, Egypt, Russia – CPJ

Risk List underlines mass surveillance, fatalities, and censorship…... read more

Pakistan begins talks with Taliban

The first meeting held Thursday. Pakistani government negotiators have held the first of a series of scheduled peace talks. The... read more

Abduction cases rise in Africa as terrorism surges – Group

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau A large number of terrorists in Africa abduct people for a ransom.…... read more

Xenophobia: South Africans loot foreigners’ shops

South African President, Jacob Zuma The government has condemned the crime.…... read more

Graca Machel gets 90 days to decide on Mandela’s will

Machel got three houses, several cars and jewellery among others…... read more

Corruption costs EU $162 billion yearly, report says

76 per cent of Europeans think that corruption is widespread on the continent…... read more

Mandela’s estate worth $4.13 million, will executor says

Nelson Mandela Mandela bequeathed money to family, servants and schools…... read more

3 killed in Johannesburg plane crash

The plane crashed and burst into flames while attempting to land in bad weather.…... read more

Central African Republic: Nigeria pledges $1.5 million to support AU mission

Months of violence has killed thousands of people in CAR, and displaced many more. Nigeria on Saturday pledged $1.5 million... read more

Kenyan journalist wanted by ICC fails to block arrest warrant

Kenyan journalist Walter Barasa leaves after a court session at the Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi, where he filed an... read more

At least 1,900 killed since start of Syria talks – Group

The dead persons include 498 civilians…... read more

African Union demands fair, transparent polls in Egypt

AU expresses support for Egypt…... read more

Mauritania emerges new African Union Chair

 Nigeria is third Vice President…... read more

CPJ condemns Egyptian government for clampdown on Al-Jazeera journalists

Mubarak is standing trail for the death of protesters during the Arab Spring. Egypt put 20 Al-Jazeera journalists on trial.…... read more

Niger Republic cracks down on critical journalists – CPJ

CPJ says Nigerien authorities are clamping down on critical media…... read more

South Africa, Niger join AU Peace and Security Council

The Peace and Security Council is the AU’s organ responsible for the promotion of peace, security and stability in Africa.…... read more