Muhammadu Buhari

Corruption still a focus as Nigeria’s Buhari launches re-election bid

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari launched his manifesto on Sunday, hoping his anti-corruption agenda can win him a second term at a Feb. 16 election. Buhari,...
CaliforniaFire

#CaliforniaFire: Death toll climbs to 56, 130 missing

US National Guard troops scoured the ruins of the town of Paradise on Thursday for any sign of 130 people still missing in California's...
Ethiopia peace deal

UN lifts sanctions against Eritrea after Ethiopia peace deal

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) lifted a range of sanctions against Eritrea four months after that country and Ethiopia signed a peace agreement...
Five Palestinians killed

Five Palestinians killed in deadly Gaza flare-up

The flare-up came after a deadly Israeli special forces operation in the Gaza Strip on Sunday that led Hamas to vow revenge. Renewed violence in Gaza threatened to thwart...
Supa Mandiwanzira

Zimbabwe ex-minister Supa Mandiwanzira arrested for criminal abuse of office

Former information, communication, technology, postal and courier services minister Supa Mandiwanzira was Tuesday arrested on allegations of criminal abuse of office after he single-handedly...
Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in hot water for saying men shouldn’t cook

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni came under fire Monday for saying he had not stepped into the kitchen since he got married, and that it...
Philippines

Four dead, 19 missing following landslide in Philippines

Rescuers pulled out four bodies and four survivors but at least 19 others remained missing Wednesday after a massive typhoon-triggered landslide crashed down on...
anti-retroviral treatment

Zim government dismisses prophet’s claims of finding cure for HIV

The Zimbabwean government on Monday urged people prescribed with anti-retroviral treatment (ART) to take their medication, dismissing claims by a prophet that he found...
Lion Air crash tragedy

Indonesia warns against spreading ‘hoaxes’ about Lion Air crash tragedy

An image shared thousands of times on social media claims to show a baby being rescued from a Lion Air plane that crashed in...
crashed Indonesian jet

More body parts found from crashed Indonesian jet

Indonesian search teams recovered more remains at the site of a crashed Lion Air jet that plunged into the sea with 189 people aboard,...

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