Former Egyptian President Mubarak to face re-trial
Some Egyptians believe the life sentence given the former dictator was lenient.
UN launches plan to reduce children’s death from pneumonia, diarrhoea
90 per cent of pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths in children currently occur in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
U.S., S.Korea on missile watch as North hails Kim dynasty
For over a month, Pyongyang has issued almost daily threats to the U.S. and South Korea.
U.S. judge postpones decision on suit seeking to make journalist disclose sources
The judge will not make the decision in another four months.
Tension as soldiers invade police station in Ibadan
One of the soldiers was arrested.
Egypt’s President Morsi withdraws lawsuits against journalists
Egypt’s opposition accuse Mr. Morsi of behaving like a dictator.
UN spends $119mn on humanitarian needs in Cote d’Ivoire
Cote d’Ivoire was hit by a post-electoral crisis reported to have led to the death of about 3,000 persons and the displacement of many.
American journalist to face judge over sources in Colorado shooting story
The Colorado judge will determine if the journalist must disclose her sources. A Fox News reporter was due back in a Colorado courtroom on Wednesday for a hearing on whether she should be compelled to reveal anonymous sources cited in a story. The court battle of sources of a story is in relation to a […]
12 African leaders witness Kenyatta’s inauguration
Kenyatta won the presidential election in March.
South Africa withdraws troops from Central African Republic
South Africa lost 13 soldiers in CAR.
5 UN peacekeepers, 7 civilians killed in South Sudan
Several others were either injured or unaccounted for.
Anne Frank’s step-sister highlights post-Holocaust traumas
Eva Schloss mother married Anne Frank’s father.
Tributes, criticisms pour in for late British premier Thatcher
The former British premier was condemned by a workers union and an Irish party.
French photojournalist kidnapped in Afghanistan escapes
The journalist escaped after three months in captivity.
Former British Minister, Margaret Thatcher, dies at 87
Thatcher was Britain’s only female prime minister.
Cote d’Ivoire to reintegrate ex-fighters with $168 million
The programme will be in phases.
South Sudan resumes oil production
South Sudan has resumed oil production after more than a year following disputes with its neighbour, Sudan. The decision came after both sides agreed to restart cross-border oil flows last month. South Sudan owns a greater percentage of the oil wealth available to the former Sudan. But transportation of the crude for sales oversees were […]
North Korea says it cannot guarantee foreign embassies’ safety after April 10
The warning comes amid threats of attacks on South Korea and the U.S.
Central African Republic agrees to regional demands for transitional council, elections
The Central African Republic recently witnessed an unconstitutional change of power.
Cote d’Ivoire exhumes bodies from post-election violence mass graves
More bodies will be exhumed as the operation is to continue into months.
Pope Francis “deeply saddened’’ by deadly floods in Argentina
The Pope’s home country was hit by torrential rains that killed dozens in his home country.
South Korea says it may use force to free nationals from North
North and South Korea face a major diplomatic row which might result in war.