Zimbabwean anti-corruption agancy arrests Vice-Chancellor over Grace Mugabe’s doctorate

The Vice-Chancellor of Zimbabwe’s oldest university has been arrested over the suspected fraudulent awarding of a doctoral degree to former first lady, Mrs. Grace Mugabe,...

Ramaphosa elected as South African president, vows to curb corruption

Cyril Ramaphosa was on Thursday elected unopposed by the South African parliament as the country’s new president, following the resignation of Jacob Zuma from...

Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa’s president ‘with immediate effect’

South African President, Jacob Zuma on Wednesday night announced his immediate resignation after the ruling African National Congress, ANC, threatened to eject him from...

Russian plane crash kills all 71 people on board

Russia's Transport Ministry has disclosed that a Russian passenger plane crashed shortly after leaving Moscow's Domodedovo airport on Sunday, killing all 71 people on...

President Trump delivers first State of the Union address [Full text]

United States President, Mr. Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union, SOTU, address on Tuesday. Below is a full text of what...

Boko Haram suspect bearing Amaechi arrested in Germany

Security agents in Germany are holding a certain Amaechi Fred O, said to be a member of the  terrorist organisation, Boko Haram. The twenty-seven year...

George Weah takes oath of office

Football legend, George Weah, was on Monday sworn in as the 24th president of the Republic of Liberia, replacing Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf who had been...

Senate’s rejection of funding bill shuts down US govt

The United States, US, government has shut down following the stalemate of last-minute negotiations at the Senate which saw Democrats filibustered a four-week stopgap...

Panic as Ebola-like virus, Marburg hits Africa

Africa is currently under the threat of a severe and highly fatal disease caused by a virus from the same family as the one...

World is at the brink of nuclear war – Pope warns

Pope Francis on Monday noted that the world is one step away from nuclear war, adding that the situation risks "precipitating". The Catholic pontiff stated...