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Burundi arrests 24 in anti-gay crackdown
Burundi arrests 24 in anti-gay crackdown

By | 7 months ago

Twenty-four people have been arrested in Burundi as part of a security crackdown on “homosexual practices”, a judicial source and an activ...

Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Malawi president strips his deputy of powers over $150 million corruption scandal

By | 1 year ago

Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera on Tuesday relieved his Vice President Saulos Chilima of all delegated powers after the latter was named in a co...

Pope Francis cancels trip to Africa due to knee issue

By | 1 year ago

Pope Francis cancelled a planned July trip to Africa on doctors’ orders because of ongoing knee problems, the Vatican said Friday, raising further q...

Policewoman kills her boyfriend, relatives to get insurance claims

By | 2 years ago

A policewoman worked with a hitman to murder her boyfriend and five relatives in a blood-curdling scheme to pocket insurance claims, a South African c...

Maradona’s medical team face manslaughter probe over star’s death

By | 2 years ago

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona succumbed to heart failure in November 2020 aged 60...

North Korea
North Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office near border with South

By | 3 years ago

Statement came minutes after an explosion was heard and smoke seen rising from the long-shuttered joint industrial zone in Kaesong....

Evariste Ndayishimiye
Burundi’s new president Ndayishimiye to be sworn in on Thursday

By | 3 years ago

Foreign ministry invites diplomats and foreign organisations to "take part in the inauguration ceremony" in the capital Gitega....

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed congratulates Ruto.
Ethiopian PM’s term extended because of coronavirus

By | 3 years ago

Ethiopia’s upper house of parliament has agreed to extend the prime minister and government’s term in office beyond October because elections have...

nuclear weapons
US and Russia to resume nuclear talks, but China casts cloud

By | 3 years ago

US intelligence has forecast that China is in the midst of doubling the size of its nuclear arsenal, troubling the Trump administration...

China airline
China de-escalates airline spat with US

By | 3 years ago

US said it would block Chinese passenger flights from June 16, raising concerns of another front being opened up in the economic titans' standoff....

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