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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Mr Dangote is expected in the country today. He will be holding an emergency meeting with the factory’s management, Ethiopian daily the Addis Standard reports. Oromia has been plagued by violence for the past two years over political and economic grievances by Oromo youths – despite being the country’s largest...
The Ebola outbreak in Congo has spread from the countryside into a city, prompting fears that the disease will be increasingly difficult to control. Health Minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga confirmed a case in Mbandaka, a city of a million people about 130km (80 miles) from the area where the...
US President Donald Trump has officially disclosed his reimbursement to his lawyer, who paid a porn star to hush her claims of an affair. The Office of Government Ethics found on Wednesday that Mr Trump ought to have revealed the payment in his previous financial disclosure. The filing shows...
A court in Zambia has sentenced the son of former President Frederick Chiluba to eight months imprisonment with hard labour for stealing a mobile phone. Frederick Chiluba Jr was convicted of stealing a Samsung S7 edge, valued at $843 (£626), last year. The court heard that Chiluba Jr stole...
US First Lady Melania Trump has undergone surgery for what the White House described as a benign kidney condition. Her office said surgeons had performed an embolisation procedure at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. The surgery was successful and there were no complications, her spokeswoman added. Mrs...
A Chinese passenger jet was forced into an emergency landing after its windscreen blew out at 32,000ft (9,753m), sucking the co-pilot halfway out of the plane. Captain Liu Chuanjian said the Airbus A319 had been cruising mid-air when a deafening sound flooded the cockpit. “There was no warning,” he...
Fresh protests against Israel are expected in the Palestinian territories on Tuesday, a day after Israeli troops killed 58 people in the Gaza Strip. Monday was the deadliest day since a new wave of protests began at the Gaza border fence seven weeks ago. Tuesday marks the 70th anniversary...
The bodies of 21 Egyptian Christians including a Ghanaian killed by Islamic State in 2015 in Libya have been uncovered and returned to Egypt. Members of IS beheaded the Christians in its former Libyan stronghold of Sirte. The bodies were recovered in October after the area where they were...
Kofi Annan was secretary-general of the United Nations from 1997 to 2006 and is a co-recipient with the U.N. of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize. He sat down with The WorldPost editor-in-chief Nathan Gardels for an interview, which has been condensed and edited for clarity. This interview originally appeared...
Court proceedings have begun against a South African farmer who allegedly forced a worker to drink faeces and then tried to drown him in a septic tank. The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) initiated court proceedings after the man’s tale – and those of other alleged abuses on...