Eritrea appoints first ambassador to Ethiopia in 20 years
The job went to Semere Russom, Eritrea’s current Education Minister.
Cote d’Ivoire government faces collapse in coalition row
The two parties had fallen out over the PDCI’s insistence that it be able to choose the candidate for a joint ticket in the 2020 presidential vote.
Moroccan carrier cancels 10 flights due to “tension’’ with Pilots
Tensions between RAM and its pilots have intensified since Monday over labour issues
South African police officers to appear in court for allegedly killing Nigerian
More Nigerians are still being killed in South Africa.
Ethiopia offers amnesty to freed political prisoners
The move is in line with a breathtaking series of political and economic reforms in Ethiopia.
Congo’s Kabila says election on track but stays mum on own future
Kabila is barred by the constitution from seeking a third term in the election but has refused publicly to rule out a run.
South Korean court sentences ex-president Park to another 8 years in prison
Park has already been sentenced to 24 years in jail.
Trump must apologise to Americans for behaviour at summit with Putin – Pelosi
Trump claims he misspoke at Monday’s summit with Russian president in Austria
Ethiopia appoints Ambassador to Eritrea after 20 years
Ethiopia and Eritrea fought a bloody two-year border war from 1998 to 2000 that killed estimated 70,000 people from both sides.
Putin accuses forces in U.S. of trying to derail success of Trump summit
The Russian leader said those forces appeared ready to sacrifice U.S. jobs.
Boat carrying 160 migrants sinks off Northern Cyprus coast, 16 dead: CNN Turk
The boat was carrying 150 people when it went down.
Zimbabwean govt hikes salaries of workers ahead of crucial vote
The salary hikes come amid limited fiscal space that has seen government spending more than 90 per cent of its revenue on wages.
Death toll rises to 90 as landslides, floods engulf Nepal
Over 55 people have been injured and 18 have gone missing in the monsoon-induced disasters in last one month.
Musk apologises to Thailand cave diver for calling him ‘pedo guy’
Investors in Musk’s companies, including Tesla, the electric carmaker, had called on the CEO to apologise.
Celebration as first Ethiopia-Eritrea commercial flight takes off after 20 years
More than 400 passengers flew from the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.
Mahama leads Commonwealth election observers for Zimbabwe elections
There are 23 presidential candidates in Zimbabwe’s coming election.
U.S. researchers discover 12 new moons around Jupiter
Eleven of the newly discovered moons are considered normal, with diameters between 1 and 3 kilometres.