Pope Francis kisses feet of South Sudanese leaders in plea for peace

Pope Francis at the conclusion of his remarks at the end of the spiritual retreat with the South Sudan’s leaders, fell to his knees, kissing the feet of the men…

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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir steps down after months of protests

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down after months of protests and consultations are under way to form a transitional council to run the country, government sources and a provincial…

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Trump declares ‘complete exoneration’ after Mueller finds no collusion

US President Donald Trump declared Sunday that he had been completely exonerated after his campaign was cleared of colluding with Russia in the 2016 election, in a major boost for…

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President Trump directs US military to provide support to Mozambique for Cyclone Idai relief efforts

The United States president has directed the US military to support international humanitarian relief efforts in Mozambique following the destruction caused by Cyclone Idai more than a week ago. The…

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Ghana, Togo and Benin on alert against jihadist threat

(AFP) – An alarming rise in jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso is posing a mounting threat to security in three of its coastal neighbours, according to security sources and analysts….

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Cyclone Idai hits Southern Africa, leaves trails of destruction

At least 157 people have been killed in Zimbabwe and Mozambique as Cyclone Idai hit Southern Africa, officials and state media said on Monday. Vast areas of land have been…

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US grounds Boeing 737 MAX amid growing safety concerns

(AFP) – The ban on the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft became worldwide on Wednesday after US President Donald Trump joined Canada and other countries in grounding the aircraft amid intense…

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