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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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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Ethiopian Airlines flight going to Kenya crashes in Addis Ababa

An Ethiopian Airlines aeroplane going to Kenya from Addis Ababa has crashed shortly after take-off killing all on board, the airline says. The flight had 149 passengers and eight crew…

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Former Ghana President steps in to control traffic

Former Ghana President Jerry Rawlings was seen controlling traffic at Accra city. Rawlings was heard telling the commuters to move back.The people at the background was heard helping out to…

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Gbagbo instrumental to Ivory Coast unity – Mbeki

The International Criminal Court has ordered the conditional release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo after he was acquitted of charges of crimes against humanity. The former Ivory Coast…

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