Tag: AFRICA
4 months ago
humanglemedia.com

What Is Responsible For The Underreporting Of Africa’s Conflicts?

Africa has a history of conflicts that have remained unresolved for many years. The civil war in South Sudan lasted o...

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9 months ago
wsj.com

Children Fed on Grass, No Medication for Rape Victims: Aid to African Crises Cut Back as Needs Soar

Aid groups in Africa face biggest funding shortfalls in decades amid new humanitarian emergencies, price increases, U...

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9 months ago
nationalworld.com

Spider season: The reason eight-legged creatures invade UK homes in September and why you shouldn...

Spiders are known to invade UK homes in September - but why, and how can you keep the eight-legged creatures at bay?

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9 months ago
wsj.com

African Leaders Warily Eye Their Generals After Coups Surge

A symbol of prestige, elite forces could also pose a threat to some of the continent’s longest-ruling leaders

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9 months ago
wsj.com

Earthquake Strikes at Heart of Morocco’s Troubled Economy

Temblor hit weeks before peak tourism season, threatening already-suffering businesses and livelihoods

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9 months ago
wsj.com

Morocco Earthquake Rescue Efforts Intensify as Death Toll Passes 2,000

A magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck Morocco, killing more than 2,000 people and injuring at least 2,050 more. The power...

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9 months ago
nationalworld.com

Morocco Earthquake: 7.2 magnitude earthquake hits in the Atlas Mountains near Marrakech killing a...

Tragedy has struck Morocco as a powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake has hit south of the iconic Marrakech, killing at l...

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10 months ago
wsj.com

After Taming Rebels, Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize Winner Faces New Threat

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had forged a coalition to fight rebels in Tigray. Now his allies are turning on him.

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10 months ago
cnn.com

At least 73 dead after fire tears through building used as temporary housing in South Africa

The death toll from a raging fire in a five-story building in central Johannesburg has risen to 73, according to the ...

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10 months ago
nationalworld.com

Gabon military coup: army annuls election results and seizes power as President Ali Bongo placed ...

President Ali Bongo has been placed under house arrest following a coup declared by the Gabon military

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10 months ago
wsj.com

Military Officers Claim They Have Ousted Gabon’s President

Rebellion comes amid multiple coups and rising anti-French sentiment in France’s former colonies on the continent

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10 months ago
cnn.com

Gabon military officers claim to have seized power after election

A group of military officers claiming to represent “defense and security forces” in Gabon announced on Wednesday they...

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10 months ago
cnn.com

Two Ugandan men may face death penalty after ‘aggravated homosexuality’ charge

Two men in Uganda are facing separate charges of “aggravated homosexuality,” an offense punishable by death under the...

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10 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

Air pollution is knocking up to eight years off life expectancy in these countries

Report warns that pollution caused by fine particulate matter remains the world’s greatest external risk to human health

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10 months ago
inews.co.uk

Putin's influence in Africa could be weakened by Prigozhin death with Wagner group 'splintered'

Experts said it was likely that some Wagner fighters across the continent would leave the army without Prigozhin's le...

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10 months ago
cnn.com

IMF chief says Africa must do these three things to increase trade

Africa’s growth has been sluggish in recent years, but IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva believes new opport...

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10 months ago
wsj.com

A U.S. Ally Promised to Send Aid to Sudan. It Sent Weapons Instead.

U.A.E. arms shipments are fueling a war that has killed more than 3,900 people and run counter to Biden administratio...

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10 months ago
cnn.com

How to watch Colombia, Jamaica, France and Morocco fight for a place in Women’s World Cup quarter...

Six of the quarterfinal spots at the Women’s World Cup have been decided meaning there are just two left up for grabs.

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11 months ago
nationalworld.com

Ascension Island: where is it, population, is there airport - island considered if Rwanda migrant...

Ascension Island is the UK government's 'Plan B' if its policy to send migrants to Rwanda fails

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11 months ago
inews.co.uk

Nigeria could send military to end Niger coup as deadline to reinstate president arrives

France backs Nigeria to send forces into its neighbour to oust the coup’s leader and reinstate President Mohamed Bazoum

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11 months ago
cnn.com

A Niger coup leader meets with Wagner-allied junta in Mali

General Salifou Mody, one of the Niger officers who seized power in a military coup last week, visited Mali on Wednes...

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11 months ago
cnn.com

How to watch Australia, Canada and Nigeria battle for Women’s World Cup knockout phase spot

Crunch time at the 2023 Women’s World Cup is well and truly upon us.

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11 months ago
cnn.com

South Africa’s stance on Russia puzzles many. Could a mine in the desert hold answers?

To many observers, South Africa’s stance on Russia’s war in Ukraine is puzzling. While the country professes to be “n...

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11 months ago
cnn.com

England win over Denmark at Women’s World Cup overshadowed by star player Keira Walsh having to b...

England’s 1-0 win over Denmark at the Women’s World Cup on Friday was overshadowed by a serious-looking injury sustai...

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11 months ago
politico.eu

Europe targets Belarus with new war sanctions plan

Sanctions seek to cut off flow of equipment via Belarus to Russia that could be used in Moscow’s war against Ukraine.

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11 months ago
cnn.com

Nigeria stuns co-hosts Australia to deliver major shock at Women’s World Cup

Nigeria stunned co-hosts Australia at the Women’s World Cup on Thursday, earning a famous 3-2 victory.

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11 months ago
nationalworld.com

Niger: soldiers declare coup on national TV as president is held

The soldiers say the coup is a "result of the continuing degradation of the security situation, the bad economic and ...

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11 months ago
cnn.com

How to watch the USWNT against the Netherlands in a rematch of the 2019 Women’s World Cup final

The second round of group stage fixtures at the 2023 Women’s World Cup is now well under way as teams look to join Sp...

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11 months ago
cnn.com

BBC apologizes for reporter’s ‘inappropriate’ question to Morocco women’s team captain

The BBC has apologized for an “inappropriate” question one of its reporters asked the captain of the Morocco women’s ...

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11 months ago
cnn.com

Canada headlines second day of Women’s World Cup action as Olympic champion faces Nigeria

The Women’s World Cup is finally here and the tournament’s second day of action holds plenty of intriguing storylines.

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11 months ago
cnn.com

Putin will not attend BRICS summit in South Africa, as ICC arrest warrant overshadows key talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend the BRICS summit hosted by Johannesburg in late August, his South Af...

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12 months ago
inews.co.uk

The other places around the world where Wagner mercenaries operate and what will they do next

The Wagner Group is reported to be present in between eight and 12 African countries and experts believe many mercena...

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12 months ago
cnn.com

How faith turned deadly for Kenyan cult followers who chose starvation as path to salvation

The reddish soil of the Shakahola forest is still giving up its terrible secrets. Two hours drive from Kenya’s coasta...

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about 1 year ago
cnn.com

Religious leader linked to Kenya starvation cult says court hearing is a ‘matter of intimidation’

The leader of a Christian cult who has been accused of encouraging his followers to starve themselves appeared in cou...

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about 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Uganda Anti Homosexuality Bill 2023: what is new LGBT+ legislation - does it introduce the death ...

The Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023 introduces some of the toughest legislation against people who identify as gay in Af...

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about 1 year ago
cnn.com

Most wanted Rwandan genocide suspect arrested in South Africa after decades on the run

The most-wanted fugitive accused of involvement in the Rwandan genocide of 1994 has been arrested in Paarl, South Afr...

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about 1 year ago
cnn.com

South Africa loaded arms onto sanctioned Russian vessel, US ambassador tells local media

The US ambassador to South Africa on Thursday accused the South African government of delivering arms and ammunition ...

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about 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

David Attenborough birthday: How and where to watch best documentaries including Wild Isles and P...

What better way to celebrate David Attenborough's 97th birthday than by watching all of his best documentaries

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about 1 year ago
cnn.com

‘We don’t sleep … I would call it fainting’: Working as a doctor in Sudan’s crisis

In the deluge of gunshot wounds and war injuries at the small Alban Gedid hospital in Khartoum, Dr Howida AlHassand d...

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