Monday, June 18, 2018
Ex President Zuma makes second court appearance on corruption charges

Ex President Zuma makes second court appearance on corruption charges

Former South African President Jacob Zuma, who was ousted by his own party in February, arrived at the Durban High Court on Friday for...
UN: 17m people left Africa in 2017

UN: 17m people left Africa in 2017

No fewer than 17 million Africans left the continent in 2017 in search of greener pastures, a new report by the UN Conference on...
UN: 17m people left Africa in 2017

Libyan authorities deport 221 illegal immigrants

The Libyan authorities deported 221 illegal immigrants from African and Asian countries as part of the immigration department’s voluntary return programme. The department said in...
President Mnangagwa calls for elections on July 30

President Mnangagwa calls for elections on July 30

Zimbabwe will hold its general elections on July 30, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Wednesday, the first since the army forced 94-year-old former president...
49 drown in Congo river boat accident – official

49 drown in Congo river boat accident – official

A boat tipped over in a river in northern Democratic Republic of Congo, drowning 49 people on board while about the same number survived...
Nigerians protest to Yale University over racial bias against Lolade

Nigerians protest to Yale University over racial bias against Lolade

The Nigerian community in the U.S. have protested against the racial bias incident against a Nigerian, Ms Lolade Siyonbola, a graduate student at the...
FIFA to lift ban on international football matches in Libya

FIFA to lift ban on international football matches in Libya

President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, says the ban on international football matches in Libya will be lifted soon. “The head of the presidential council (of...
Zimbabwe bans banks from processing payments for cryptocurrencies

Zimbabwe bans banks from processing payments for cryptocurrencies

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe says it has stopped local banks from trading or processing payments linked to cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. The apex bank Governor, John...
Morocco, Spain bust IS-recruitment cell

Morocco, Spain bust IS-recruitment cell

Moroccan and Spanish authorities on Tuesday dismantled five members of a terrorist cell suspected of recruiting fighters to the Islamic State (IS) group, the...
South Africa’s credit demand growth quickened to 5.96 percent in March

South Africa’s credit demand growth quickened to 5.96 percent in March

Growth in private-sector credit demand in South Africa rose to 5.96 per cent in March from 5.74 per cent in February, Central Bank data...