Venezuelan Opposition leader Juan Guaido declares himself president
The opposition leader promises a transition to a new government in a nation suffering a hyperinflationary economic collapse.
Zimbabwe soldiers accused of beatings amid protest crackdown
Lawyers and activists say Zimbabwe police and soldiers have killed at least 12 people.
Landslides, flooding leave 6 dead, 20 missing in Indonesia
Landslides and floods are common in Indonesia during the rainy season.
Ethiopia pardons 13,000 people accused of treason, terrorism
The beneficiaries have since been handed certificates of pardoning.
1.4 million U.S. workers may lose jobs in new industrial revolution re-skilling –Report
A World Economic Forum (WEF) report published says re-skilling would cost approximately $34 billion.
13 killed as overloaded boat capsises in Central Indonesia
Weak implementation of security policies frequently triggers such incidents in Indonesia.
Row as Italy accuses France of exploiting Africa and fueling migration
Italy’s deputy PM wants the EU to impose sanctions on France.
Zimbabwe president returns, vows `heads will roll’ after violence
The president cut short an overseas trip.
British Labour leader Corbyn tilts toward new EU referendum option
The UK is in the deepest political crisis in half a century.
14 miners killed in Rwanda tin mine after hill collapses
Rwanda’s mining industry, quarrying excluded, employs 43,000 people.
Former Zambia VP dies at 68 in South Africa after illness
Lupando Mwape served as the vice president from October 2004 to October 2006.
Bowing to U.S. pressure, Germany bans Iran airline from its airspace
The measure did not constitute the imposition of general sanctions against Iran, the source said.
Japanese refiners load first Iran oil cargo since U.S. sanctions
Japan is the last of the four biggest Iranian oil buyers in Asia to resume imports.
Dozens killed in al-Shabaab attack on Somali military base
There were contradicting tallies as to the number of people killed.
Kenya police arrest nine after deadly hotel attack
Police say 21 people were killed in the attack on a Nairobi hotel and office complex.
ICC halts release of former Ivorian President Gbagbo in spite acquittal
The 73-year-old was acquitted on Wednesday.
Slain Ghanaian undercover reporter buried amidst tears
Mr Hussein-Swale was shot dead Wednesday night.
Zimbabwean govt orders another Internet services shutdown
The earlier directives are already the subject of a pending High Court application.
What the return of Gbagbo could mean for Ivory Coast’s 2020 election
Gbagbo and his co-accused, youth militia leader, Charles Blé Goudé, were arrested for having allegedly orchestrated the murder, rape and persecution of opponents after he lost the election in Côte d’Ivoire in December 2010.
Ghanaian politician who threatened slain undercover reporter leaves country
Kennedy Agyapong departs for China after he was questioned by the police over Wednesday night’s murder of Ahmed Hussein-Suale.
Czech Republic offers Nigerians, others money to leave country
Anyone who voluntarily leaves and promises not to return not only to the Czech Republic but to the EU will be eligible for 4,000 euros.