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Wildlife migration

A discovery of Uganda’s Kidepo valley national park

Behind the misty rugged mount ranges in north eastern Uganda lays Kidepo Valley National Park. Kidepo, which ranks among Africa's finest wildernesses, shares a...
About Killed In Attacks By Gunmen In Nw Nigeria

Notorious gang leader killed in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

The Cameroon army said Sunday its troops have killed a notorious gang leader of multiple high-profile crimes in restive English-speaking region of Northwest. ...
Africa Map

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 1.29 million mark

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Sunday said that the death toll from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic climbed to...
International Criminal Court

The Gambia expresses dismay over U.S. sanctions on ICC officials

The Gambian government expressed its dismay on Saturday over the U.S. government's decision to impose sanctions on two senior officials of the International Criminal...
Mali Coup Was Stated By Mutinous Soldiers On April Nyt Photo

Two French soldiers killed in Mali – Elysee

Two French soldiers were killed after their armored vehicle was destroyed by an improvised explosive device on Saturday morning during an operation in the...

Sudan’s security, defense council declares state of emergency over flooding

Sudan's Security and Defense Council has decided to declare a nationwide three-month state of emergency over floods, Sudan's Sovereign Council announced in a statement...

The Gambia lifts quarantine regulation for flight passengers

The Gambia's Ministry of Tourism announced Friday that flight passengers will no longer be subjected to quarantine, as the West African nation declares its...

Elephants kill farmer, destroy crops in southern Tanzania

A herd of elephants on Saturday morning invaded farms, killed a farmer and destroyed crops in Tanzania's southern district of Tunduru in Ruvuma region. Hawa...

3 killed in Nigeria road crash

A road crash involving a pick-up van along a major route in Ogun state, southwest Nigeria on Friday killed three people and injured one...
Mozambique's President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi speaks at the Sustainable Development Summit at United Nations headquarters in New York, the United States, Sept. 26, 2015. (Xinhua/Li Muzi) (lrz)

Former Renamo soldiers demobilized in central Mozambique

Some 140 women soldiers of Renamo, the former rebel movement and now the main opposition party in Mozambique, were demobilized in the country's central...
Libya's oil

Libya oil firm accuses east-based army of firing heavy shots in oil port

The state-owned National Oil Corporation (NOC) of the UN-backed Libyan government on Friday accused the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) of the east-based army of...

Ghana, Nigeria move to improve trade ties

Ghana and Nigeria have moved to strike a deal this week to establish reciprocal legislation known as "friendship act" to find a lasting solution...
Israeli soldiers gather on November 20, 2019 near the settlement Merom Golan in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, seized from Syrian in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. - The Israeli army carried out a "wide-scale" attack against Iranian forces and Syrian army targets in Syria early on November 20, killing at least 11 fighters, the Israeli army and a monitoring group said. In a rare confirmation of their operations in Syria, the Israeli army said they carried out dozens on strikes against the Iranian elite Quds Force and the Syrian military, in response to four rockets fired at Israel a day before. (Photo by JALAA MAREY / AFP)

Egypt, Bahrain welcome peace initiatives to solve Palestinian-Israeli conflict

Egypt and Bahrain welcomed on Saturday any initiatives aimed at achieving a comprehensive and just peace for the Palestinian cause based on the references...
A citizen holds a Venezuelan national flag during the military exercises convened by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela, on March 14, 2015. Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez inaugurated the ten-day military exercises on Saturday, which he said was launched due to the urgent need to defend the integrity of the nation. (Xinhua/Boris Vergara) (jg)

Over 14,400 candidates presented for Venezuelan parliamentary elections

More than 14,400 candidates from a total of 107 political organizations have been presented for the parliamentary elections scheduled for Dec. 6 in...

Boats sink at pro-Trump parade in U.S. Texas lake

Several boats sank during a pro-Trump boat parade in a lake in U.S. state of Texas, local media reported Saturday. The Travis County Sheriff's Office...
Covid Medical Supplies

Egypt sends medical aid to 30 African countries to fight COVID-19

Egypt has started to send medical aid to 30 African countries to help them fight the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Egyptian...
African Union

AU calls for urgent collection of illicit arms in Africa

The African Union (AU) Commission on Saturday disclosed an urgent need to collect illicit weapons in possession of civilians in Africa as an estimated...
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

Ousted Malian President Keita leaves for UAE for medical treatment

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, the Malian president ousted by a military coup in August, left Saturday evening for Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE),...
Makeshift Hospital

Ethiopian diplomat commends lifesaving COVID-19 partnership with China

An Ethiopian diplomat on Friday commended lifesaving anti-COVID-19 partnership with China. Speaking exclusively to Xinhua, Teshome Toga, Ethiopian Ambassador to China,...

Ethiopian diplomat commends lifesaving COVID-19 partnership with China

An Ethiopian diplomat on Friday commended lifesaving anti-COVID-19 partnership with China. Speaking exclusively to Xinhua, Teshome Toga, Ethiopian Ambassador to China,...
President Akufo Addo

Akufo-Addo decries decreasing use of face masks, urges adherence to COVID-19 protocols

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described as unacceptable, the drop in the rate of use of face masks by Ghanaians to prevent...
stock market

Major stock market indices worldwide

The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Monday. IN ASIA The Shanghai Composite Index opened at...
President Akufo Addo

Ghana to partially reopen schools

Second-year students in junior and senior high schools across Ghana will resume school on Oct. 5, Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced here...
Kotoka International Airport

Ghana to resume global trips in the midst of COVID-19

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced here on Sunday that the country is going to resume international flights on Sept.1 after a nearly...

Biden condemns violence in Portland, as Trump doubles down on “law and order” message

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday condemned violence in Portland, Oregon after one man was fatally shot following clashes between rival protesters. ...
Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie

Arrest of Muslim Brotherhood leader may lead to group collapse – experts

The outlawed Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood group is heading towards full disintegration after the recent arrest of its Acting Supreme Guide Mahmoud Ezzat and the...
Egyptian soldiers patrol near the sites attacked on Jan. 29, in Arish, North Sinai Province, Egypt, on Jan. 31, 2015. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday strongly condemned Thursday's terrorist attacks in Sinai, Egypt, of which the death toll rose to 33. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Egyptian army says 77 terrorists killed in North Sinai

The Egyptian army announced on Sunday that its forces have recently killed 77 terrorists in the country's restive North Sinai Province. In...
Crown Forest

Over 230,000 hectares of forest under threat in central Tanzania

At least 230,000 hectares of forest in Tanzania's central region of Singida are under threat following encroachment by people and grazing of livestock in...

Kenyan farmers’ shift to climate-smart birds pays off amid erratic weather

Four years ago, many Kenyan poultry farmers started to keep new hardy breeds of chickens introduced into the east Africa nation by local scientists. ...
Social media

Social media creates young celebrity farmers in Kenya

When Caleb Karuga, a young farmer in Kenya's capital Nairobi, started to document his activities a few years ago and share them on social...