Police Rescue 300 People Locked in Rice-Processing Factory

Police in Nigeria have rescued 300 people they say were locked in a rice-processing factory and forced to work throughout a coronavirus lockdown. From the end of March the men…

Hague Prosecutors have Appealed against Acquittal of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo

THE HAGUE – Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) said “grave errors” were made in acquittal last year of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, as they began their…

South Sudan Vice President Riek Machar and wife Test positive for Coronavirus

South Sudan Vice President Riek Machar and his wife Angelina Teny have tested positive for coronavirus, his office said in a statement on Monday. It also said that “a number…

Omar al-Bashir: Sudan agrees ex-president must face ICC

Sudan’s rulers have agreed to hand over ex-President Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face genocide and war crimes charges. Bashir is accused of serious crimes in…

Tanzania Warns of Destructive Storm Known as Cyclone Kenneth

Authorities in Tanzania have advised people in southern coastal regions to move to safer ground ahead of the expected arrival of a cyclone. Cyclone Kenneth is predicted to also hit…

Pope Francis Washes Feet of Inmates on Holy Thursday

Pope Francis celebrated the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at a prison in the suburbs of Rome Thursday, urging the inmates to reflect on how they can treat each other…

Rwanda launches first satellite internet to boast literacy

The government of Rwanda has launched its first ever Satellite that will connect remote schools to the internet. The global Satellite named ‘Icyerekezo’ is expected to usher Rwanda into a…

Rwanda’s Kagame advises Africa for a strong aviation industry

16 African countries are landlocked but all of them are air linked. Rwanda’s president, Paul Kagame has appealed to African leaders to think about the need to develop its aviation…

DR Congo’s Tshisekedi holds coalition talks with former President Kabila

DR Congo’s recently elected president, Felix Tshisekedi, held talks on Sunday with his predecessor Joseph Kabila on forming a coalition government, a source in Kabila’s entourage told AFP. The talks…