[The Conversation Africa] There is more to former Chadian President Hissène Habré's disruption of the opening of his trial in Dakar than meets the eye. He faces various charges including the politically motivated murders of at least 40,000 people.
[The Conversation Africa] There is a bizarre paradox at work in South Africa: children are either going hungry or are eating too much of the wrong foods. This means that over and under nutrition co-exist. Both phenomena are extremely harmful for children's physical and mental development and long term health.
[New Zimbabwe] WILDLIFE authorities have announced an immediate ban on the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants outside Hwange National Park in the wake of the widely condemned killing of iconic lion, Cecil early last month.
[The Conversation Africa] Until recently, sub-Saharan Africa was thought to be free from the American foulbrood disease, which afflicts its honeybee population. This was believed to be due to the African honeybees' biology, and possibly that American foulbrood strains in Africa have a low virulence and rarely generate outbreaks. However, it is not the c […]
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued on Saturday two amended laws to govern the parliamentary elections, which was delayed by court earlier this year, the transitional justice minister said.
[Leadership] Soldiers in the Nigerian Army who were recently sentenced to death by a military court martial have initiated contempt proceedings against the Chief of Army Staff over non-release of the record of proceedings that convicted and sentenced them to death.
[Premium Times] Boko Haram terrorists converted an abandoned chemistry laboratory at Dikwa College of Education in Borno State, to a bomb-making factory, before the town was retaken by government troops last week, the Nigerian military said Saturday.
[Reporter] Following the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD's) Special Envoys' latest peace proposal called the Compromise Agreement to resolve the conflict in South Sudan, the warring factions in South Sudan are expected to strike a deal by the August 16 deadline and bring about long lasting peace, Tewolde Mulugeta, spokesperson of M […]
[Shabelle] Hundreds of people have begun fleeing from Marka town in Lowe Shabelle region in south of Somalia after AMISOM troops killed at least 15 unarmed civilians in an attack on wedding part on the town.