Congo’s constitutional court confirmed Felix Tshisekedi’s presidential election win on Sunday, dismissing a challenge from another opposition leader who had accused him and the ruling party of stitching up the result. Reuters Continue reading Congo top court declares Tshisekedi winner of presidential poll
A freelance photographer who had contributed to the Associated Press among other news organizations was killed in clashes between rival militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli, a government official and relatives said. Reuters Continue reading News photographer killed in Tripoli clashes
Shane Lowry claimed his first European Tour title since 2015 by winning the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Saturday, finishing one shot ahead of South Africa’s Richard Sterne in a thrilling final round battle. Reuters Continue reading Lowry endures Sterne test to win Abu Dhabi Championship
US says Congo’s 20 days without internet ’20 days too many’ amid disputed presidential vote ABC News Continue reading US says Congo's 20 days without internet '20 days too many'
Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Saturday the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia cannot move forward until Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is “dealt with”, without being more specific. Reuters Continue reading Senator Graham says U.S.-Saudi cannot move on until prince is 'dealt with'
Zimbabwe’s public workers have rejected a second offer to raise their salaries and demanded to be paid in dollars, days after at least three people died in violent anti-government protests. Reuters Continue reading Zimbabwe public workers reject latest wage offer after protests
Zimbabweans spent most of Friday without internet after the government ordered the country’s biggest mobile operator to shut down service again. CNN News Continue reading Zimbabwe shuts down internet as UN slams military crackdown
The cabinet of Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Kabore resigned on Friday, according to a statement read on national television, which gave no explanation for the move. Reuters Continue reading Burkina Faso cabinet resigns: TV statement
Government bonds suffered the biggest weekly outflows since October last year as investors plowed money into emerging market and high-yield debt, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) said on Friday. Reuters Continue reading Return of risk-on fuels worst government debt outflows since October: BAML
Kenyan detectives have arrested nine suspects in connection with a Somali militant attack on a Nairobi hotel and office complex that killed 21 people, police said on Friday, indicating the search for possible accomplices in the raid is gathering pace. Reuters Continue reading Kenya police detain nine in connection with deadly hotel attack
When Hong Kong police fired tear gas at peaceful pro-democracy protesters in 2014, the news moved swiftly through social media. Photos and videos of mostly student demonstrators being gassed helped fuel the outrage that ultimately drove hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading Internet shutdowns aren't just Africa's problem. They're happening worldwide
Afghan-born Sakandar Khan, 30, was among the first nine new Danish citizens who shook hands with Denmark’s immigration minister under a new law that makes a handshake the final step in the naturalization process. Reuters Continue reading Want to be Danish? You'd better shake hands
A Canadian kidnapped this week in a restive region of Burkina Faso has been found dead, a spokesman for the security ministry said on Thursday, drawing condemnation from Canadian and Burkina Faso foreign ministers. Reuters Continue reading Canadian found dead in Burkina Faso after kidnapping
Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its populations – including a doubling of consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables and legumes, and a halving of meat and sugar intake. CNN … Continue reading Scientists reveal 'ideal diet' for peoples' and planet's health
US ‘alarmed’ as Zimbabwe targets activists amid unrest; doctors’ group treats 68 gunshot cases ABC News Continue reading US alarmed as Zimbabwe targets, beats activists amid unrest