Kenya Becomes Third Country To Adopt World’s First Malaria Vaccine

Kenya on Friday became the third country to start routinely innoculating infants against malaria, using the world’s first vaccine to combat a disease that kills 800 children globally every day. The vaccine — RTSS — targets the deadliest and most…

Sudan Protesters Seek Justice For Killed Comrades

People chant slogans as they march with banners and signs calling for the appointment of a new permanent chief of judiciary and prosecutor general during a mass demonstration near the presidential palace in Sudan’s capital Khartoum on September 12, 2019….

BREAKING: 50 Killed In Train Derailment In DR Congo

    Fifty people were killed early Thursday when a train derailed in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the minister for humanitarian action, Steve Mbikayi, said in a tweet. “Another disaster! Derailing at 3am (0100 GMT) in Tanganyika (province) near…

Ten Dead At President Nyusi’s Rally Ahead Of Elections In Mozambique

  At least ten people were killed in Mozambique during a stampede at a campaign rally of President Filipe Nyusi, the ruling party said, just over a month ahead of general elections. The small stadium in the northern city of…

Relatives Fly To Singapore To Bring Mugabe’s Body Home

(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 2, 2002, Former President Robert Mugabe listens to speeches during a session of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) at Sandton convention center in Johannesburg. Anna ZIEMINSKI / AFP Close relatives…

Mugabe’s Body May Return Next Week As Burial Tensions Emerge

  Robert Mugabe’s nephew said Sunday that a delegation was expected to leave Zimbabwe on Monday to collect the hero-turned-despot’s body from Singapore where he died two days ago. Mugabe, a guerilla leader who swept to power after Zimbabwe’s independence…

Mugabe: Zimbabweans Defy National Mourning, Continue With Normal Businesses

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attends the 2nd Session of the South Africa-Zimbabwe binational Commission (BNC) at Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Pretoria.  AFP   A day after ex-strongman and founding leader Robert Mugabe died, the only clear sign that…

South African President Calls Mugabe A ‘Champion’ Against Colonialism

President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa.   South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday mourned the death of Zimbabwe’s former president and remembered him as a “champion of Africa’s cause against colonialism”. “Under President Mugabe’s leadership, Zimbabwe’s sustained and valiant…

Zimbabweans ‘Suffered For Too Long’ Under Mugabe, Says UK

    Zimbabwe’s former colonial ruler Britain on Friday said Zimbabweans had “suffered for too long” under former president Robert Mugabe, reacting to news of his death. “We express our condolences to those who mourn Robert Mugabe’s death. However, Zimbabweans…

Tanzanian Arrested With Tusks From 117 Elephants

In this file photo taken on March 20, 2015 an elephant splashes at sunset in the waters of the Chobe river in Botswana Chobe National Park, in the north eastern of the country.   A Tanzanian man has been arrested…

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