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Accra,Ghana
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Four men accused of stealing a car in South Africa inadvertently drove it straight to prison. Cape Town law enforcement spokesman Wayne Dyason said the alleged robbers were being chased by police when they drove it into Pollsmoor Prison – where anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela was once jailed. “They...
The Queen and Prince William visited a relief centre for Grenfell Tower fire victims, while the missing could number as many as 76, the BBC understands. Police say at least 30 people died as...
Russia’s ambassador to Sudan has been found dead in a swimming pool at his residence in Khartoum. Sudanese police said a preliminary investigation indicated Mirgayas Shirinsky had...
White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has been fired after fewer than 10 days in the post. The former Wall Street financier had drawn criticism after calling...
Trump US President Donald Trump has issued a challenge to Republican senators to rally behind their healthcare bill, on the eve of a crucial vote. “Now is the time for action,” President Trump said in...
Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa has named his cabinet, appointing senior military figures to high-profile positions. Mr Mnangagwa has made Sibusiso Moyo, the general who appeared on state TV after the recent military takeover, the new foreign minister. The head of Zimbabwe’s air force, Perence Shiri, was named the...
The World Health Organization has revoked the appointment of Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following a widespread outcry. “I have listened carefully to all who have expressed their concerns,” WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a statement. He had previously praised Zimbabwe for its commitment to...
Niger’s army has killed 14 civilians who were mistaken for militants of the Islamist group Boko Haram in the remote southeast, officials say. The victims, all unarmed farmers, were in a restricted zone around...
The Pope has called for an end to the “carnage” in Syria during his Easter message from the Vatican. He also asked God to heal the wounds in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and urged dialogue on the Korean peninsula. Pope Francis said the power of...
A section of Kenyan youth have urged voters to look beyond their tribes and vote for a leader who can develop the country and provide the needed...