Fighting flares after Burundi army chief says coup attempt failed
Protests ravaged the country following an attempt by the president to seek a third term.
Jonathan congratulates Cameron, Conservatives on British election victory
The Nigerian President urges his British counterpart to continue to serve his people and the world to the best of his abilities.
Four Nigerians elected into British parliament as Conservative party triumphs
With 11,334,920 votes, David Cameron’s Conservative party won 40 per cent of the entire votes cast, giving it an overwhelming majority.
Britain braces for election gridlock as polls predict dead heat
Final opinion polls showed Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives and Ed Miliband’s opposition Labour Party almost in a dead heat.
Angola to end petrol subsidies as oil price drop bites
The changes would come into effect on Sept. 30.
Falana drags Burundi to African Commission over killing of protesters
“I urge the African Commission to ensure remedies for violations of the rights of the people of Burundi to life…
ECOWAS court awards police officer $250,000 for wrongful dismissal
The Court also ordered the reinstatement of the dismissed officer into Sierra Leone Police Force.
Cocaine found packed with bananas at German supermarkets
The cocaine, packed in some crates, weighed 1 kilogram, while in others, quantities of more than 10 kilos were discovered.
Britain’s newborn princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
Princess Charlotte is the fourth in line to the English throne.
Saudi Arabia to legalise status of Yemeni illegals
Yemenis illegally living in Saudi Arabia would be given renewable six-month visit visas.
3 people rescued alive 8 days after Nepal earthquake
They were rescued on Sunday at Kerabari Village in the Syauli Area.
French patrol ship rescues 217 migrants off Libya coast
Two suspected people smugglers were also arrested.
French soldiers involved in abuse of boys in CAR ”identified”
Fourteen soldiers were involved in the alleged abuse, which took place between December 2013 and June 2014.
10 militants sentenced to life over Malala attack
Malala was shot in 2012, as she returned with two classmates from school in Mingora town of the Swat District in the northwest.
Xenophobia: South Africa condemns Nigeria’s recall of High Commissioner, jabs Jonathan
South Africa throws jab at Goodluck Jonathan administration for failing to rescue Chibok girls.
Kenyan president cancels trip to U.S. over airstrikes in Yemen
Mr. Kenyatta was due to meet a host of leading American investors to discuss investment opportunities in Kenya.
Former U.S. CIA director, Petraeus, gets two years sentence, fine for leaking official secret
Prosecutor says Petraeus was entrusted with the government’s highest secrets but that he betrayed that trust
Xenophobia: South Africa deploys troops to quell violence
Nigerians and other African nationals have been target of xenophobic attacks.
Egypt sentences ousted President Morsi to 20-year in jail
After Mr. Morsi’s removal, the authorities banned his Muslim Brotherhood movement and arrested thousands of his supporters.