Cyclone Kills more than 150 in Southeast Africa

More than 150 people were killed and hundreds more were missing Sunday after Cyclone Idai swept through southeastern Africa.

The United Nations estimates more than 1.5 million people in Mozambique, … Read More

Fresh Rallies Against al-Bashir as Sudan Secures $300M Loans

CAIRO Hundreds of Sudanese took part in anti-government protests in the capital and other cities on Sunday as the government announced it had secured $300 million in loans to try … Read More

Should Media Avoid Naming the Gunmen in Mass Shootings?

A few months after teen shooters killed 12 classmates and her father at Columbine High School, Coni Sanders was standing in line at a grocery store with her young daughter … Read More

Arab, African Youths Play Active Role In Building Future: Egypt’s President

ASWAN, Egypt, Egyptian President, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, said that, young people will play an active role in overcoming the challenges surrounding the Arab and African countries, to build the future.

Sisi’s … Read More

South Africa’s Zuma won’t seek MP seat, party list shows

JOHANNESBURG, Former South African president Jacob Zuma will not seek a place in parliament in the May 8 elections, the ruling party has said, surprising those who expected him to … Read More

South Africa: Labour court blocks mine union’s plan for industry-wide strike

RUSTENBURG (South Africa), South Africa’s labour court has rejected a request by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) to hold an industry-wide strike covering the platinum and gold … Read More

Armed Men Kill 9, Including Children, in North Nigeria

LAGOS, NIGERIA Armed men killed nine villagers, including children, and torched homes in northern Nigeria on Saturday, official sources said, the latest attack in a surge of violence in the … Read More

Pope Says Hopes to Visit South Sudan to Promote Peace

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis has met with the president of South Sudan and told him that he still hopes to visit the country as a sign of closeness to the … Read More