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General Secretary of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA), Cde Victor Matemadanda, has been arrested on charges of undermining the authority of the president. Matemadanda becomes the second high profile member of the war veterans to be arrested after spokesperson of the group, Douglas Mahiya, was arrested last...
Morocco will replace Kenya as hosts of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), organisers announced on Sunday.The Confederation of African Football (Caf) unanimously decided to give Morocco the tournament ahead of Equatorial Guinea.They replace Kenya, who had their rights to host withdrawn by Caf due to a lack of...
  President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo arrived in Accra on Wednesday after attending the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Governments of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.   He was accompanied by the Foreign Affairs Minister, Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchway and some senior government...
Donald Trump has said a "big day" is planned on national security, including an announcement to build a wall on the border between the US and Mexico. The new US president is expected to sign several executive orders regarding immigration and border security over the next few days. They are likely...
Khim Hang, a 74-year-old woman from Cambodia’s Kratie province, recently made news headlines around the world, after it was reported that she shares her home with a 5-month-old calf, which she believes is a reincarnation of her dead husband. Khim was devastated by the sudden death of her husband, Tol...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Sunday, 21st January, 2018, at 3:10pm, to attend the inauguration ceremony of the President-Elect of the Republic of Liberia, His Excellency George Weah, which is scheduled to take place on Monday, 22nd January, 2018, in Monrovia, Liberia. He...
A 7.3-magnitude earthquake has shaken the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing at least 348 people and injuring thousands more. One Iranian aid agency said 70,000 people needed shelter after the quake, one of the largest this year. The majority of those who died were in Iran's western Kermanshah...
Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Mali to meet French troops, less than a week after his inauguration as president. Mr Macron’s plane touched down at a French airbase in the north of the country just before 10:00 GMT (11:00 BST). He is due to speak with Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita...
Gunmen killed at least 14 churchgoers returning from a midnight service on Monday in Nigeria's Rivers State, a police source told AFP, the latest violence to hit the oil-rich region."The gunmen opened fire on a set of worshippers at about 12:30 on Monday," said Ugochi Olugbo, a relative of...
Haiti and the African Union want an apology from President Trump who denies describing as 'shitholes' the home countries of some immigrants to the United States President Akufo-Addo has condemned description by US President Donald Trump with regards to Africa and some countries.The US President dominated headlines by describing Africa,...