Court confirms death sentence on 75 Egyptians over 2013 sit-in
Among the accused in the case is award-winning photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, who was on Saturday given five years in prison.
Zimbabwe’s Mugabe says now accepts Mnangagwa as legitimate president
Mr Mugabe again denied that he had planned to install Grace as his preferred successor.
UN condemns killing of journalists, 20 others in Kabul bombings
A total of 75 others were wounded in the twin bombing.
Italy magistrates investigate 20 suspects over bridge collapse
A 200-metre section of the Morandi Bridge gave way on August 14, plunging dozens of vehicles into the valley below.
China to invest N2.16 trillion in Africa in three years
The new investment drive is one of the outcomes of the just concluded summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.
U.S. to begin drone attacks on Sahel militants – Report
The attacks will be launched from Niger republic.
France pledges to assist Libya conduct peaceful elections
Paris also “calls on the international community, regional organisations and all the friends of Libya to join their efforts in this direction.”
Kenyan police apologise over arrest of Chinese journalists
Officers on Wednesday raided the CGTN’s offices in Nairobi and detained some staff.
Pence, Pompeo say they did not author ‘resistance’ NYT op-ed
The article claimed there is a “resistance” inside the administration seeking to thwart parts of President Donald Trump’s agenda.
The Gambia president tells China previous Taiwan ties a ‘huge mistake’
China resumed ties with Gambia in 2016.
South Sudanese govt ordered to pay $4,000 to each foreign aid workers raped in hotel raid
The case was widely seen as a test of will by the government to bring accountability in the military.
Somali militants kill soldiers, kidnap scores of elders
Al Shabaab fighters also shot two people dead in the Wardigley district in Somalia.
N/Korea’s Kim says wants to denuclearise in Trump’s 1st term – Seoul
Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang from September 18 to September 20
Ugandan lawmakers appeal law allowing Museveni re-election bid
The move to amend the Ugandan constitution last year drew widespread opposition and violent protests.
7,000 Syrians to return home – Russian Defence Ministry
Syria is gradually recovering from a seven-year conflict.
Burundi still committing crimes against humanity — UN
A UN report blames President Pierre Nkurunziza
South African Parliament to finalise probe into Guptas’ naturalisation
The Guptas are accused of conniving wth ex-president Jacob Zuma to steal public funds.
Mali’s President Keita takes oath of office for 2nd term
Mr Keita took his oath before Supreme Court judge Nouhoum Tapily
Rebels ambush South African peacekeepers in Congo Ebola zone
The peacekeepers’ patrol was attacked in the town of Ngadi by militants believed to belong to the Allied Democratic Forces.
Two South African trains collide, about 100 injured
An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the crash.