Algeria voting under way in parliamentary poll

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Algeria is holding a parliamentary election that is being boycotted by an influential protest movement and regarded by many with scepticism. Political instability, a sharp...

G7 leaders to unveil global anti-pandemic action plan

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G7 leaders are to commit to using all their resources in an effort to ensure the devastation caused by a pandemic like Covid-19 is...

33,000 Tigray children risk death from hunger – UN

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Over 350,000 people in Ethiopia's conflict-ravaged Tigray region are experiencing dire hunger, finds a new report by the United Nations and other aid groups. A...

Pope Francis blesses UEFA officials ahead of Euro 2020

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  Pope Francis met with UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin and other soccer officials on Thursday to offer his blessings before the European Championship kicks off...

China Ready To Launch First Crew Into New Space Station

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BEIJING (AP) — The rocket that will send the first crew members to live on China’s new orbiting space station has been moved onto...

Repression — Nigeria’s Twitter Ban Provokes Outcry

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(AFP) Nigeria's media and activists fear their country is slipping into repression after the government suspended Twitter in Africa's most populous nation, where hyper-connected...

Minister Who Survived Assassination, Promoted By President Museveni

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General Katumba has been nominated to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni's cabinet. - By Caleb Mwikya. This comes just one week after Ugandans were stunned...

Germany To Pay 1.8 Billion In Compensation For The 1908 Namibian Genocide

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Namibia's government has accepted Germany's N$18.4 billion ($1.4 billion) compensation for the genocide of 1904-1908, claiming that this will put Namibia's foot in the...

Ayik — The Criminal Who ‘Exposed’ 800 Criminals In The FBI-Run Anom Operation

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Thousands of criminals were duped into using an encrypted phone app that allowed police to listen in on their chats without their knowledge, leading...

Canadian Man To Face Terrorism Charges After Killing A Muslim Family

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Four members of a Muslim family were killed in a "premeditated" vehicle attack on Sunday, Canadian police say. The attack took place in the city...