Search continues for missing Iranian plane; no wreckage found yet
Iran has asked European countries and China to help the search operation with their satellite imagery.
Oxfam says Haiti director admitted using prostitutes
The charity has released a 2011 report into the Haiti incident.
Pope Francis reactivates Vatican panel against child sex abuse
The panel is tasked with looking into prevention and care for the victims of child sex abuse in the Catholic Church
Ethiopia says state of emergency will last 6 months
The emergency came after the surprise resignation of the prime minister.
UNICEF says 76 people killed in ethnic strife in northeast DR Congo
In early 2018, more than five million Congolese were forced to leave their homes.
Aussie farmer who killed 100-year-old crocodile fined $8,000
Crocodiles are protected animals in Australia.
Australia’s deputy PM hits back at boss, calling affair criticism “inept”
Prime Minister Turnbull has banned sex between ministers and their staff.
South African stocks in demand after Zuma quits, rand soars
Zuma quit late on Wednesday, reluctantly heeding orders by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) to bring an end to a nine-year tenure
Ramaphosa to work hard ‘not to disappoint people of South Africa’
Ramaphosa, who will be president until elections 2019, faces an uphill battle to earn back public and investor support
Trump describes Florida school gunman as ‘mentally disturbed’
Nicholas Cruz embarked on shooting spree at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Florida where he had been expelled, killing 17 people.
One dies as massive fire breaks out in industrial building in India
The incident came after 14 people were killed in a fire at a trendy rooftop pub in Mumbai’s Kamala Mills complex in December 2017
Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president
Former president Jacob Zuka resigned Wednesday.
South Africa opposition EFF says will boycott election of new president
EFF leader Malema says his party will not legitimise ANC choice.
Scientists in Sweden find new tool to fight cancer
The hope is that the new principle can be extended to treat cancer in humans.
South Africa parliament set to elect new president
Ramaphosa, the interim head of state after Zuma’s resignation, is widely expected to be appointed.
Zimbabwe offers to pay for Tsvangirai funeral expenses
The veteran politician died on Tuesday.
Argentina offers $4.8m for information on missing submarine
The vessel disappeared in November 2017.
Zimbabwe’s opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, dies
The opposition had battled colon cancer for years
AU team in Somalia to assess peacekeeping operations
The delegation is scheduled to hold talks with senior government, UN and AU mission officials