27.2.2020 08:07 pm
Al-Shabaab’s most recent attack in Nairobi was in January 2019, when a suicide bomber and gunmen stormed the upmarket Dusit hotel complex, killing 21 people.
The United States warned on Thursday that extremists may be plotting an attack against a major hotel in Nairobi, urging its citizens to be cautious.
A Lesotho-based publication called Metro is reporting that the Chief Magistrate has issued a warrant of arrest for Thabane on Friday.
The country’s deputy police commissioner says: ‘It has been agreed with his lawyer that [Thomas Thabane] will appear [in court] and he will be formally charged with… murder.’
Egypt, Algeria and South Africa are at high risk of suffering from the deadly coronavirus, a study released Wednesday suggested.
Jose Eduardo dos Santos’ family are in the spotlight after his billionaire daughter was indicted in Angola last month for a host of high-level financial crimes.
In Uganda, in 2018, 42 cases were reported to the End Acid Violence campaign group, listing motives including jealousy and relationship arguments.
President Cyril Ramaphosa said chairing the African Union is a great responsibility, and one he intends to execute with diligence and commitment over the coming year.
The Health Ministry in eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) has said it is monitoring its first suspected case of novel coronavirus.
Across the 16-nation southern African region, 45 million people are ‘gravely food insecure’, the World Food Programme said on January 16.
Bashir was ousted by the army in a palace coup last April after months of protests against his iron-fisted rule of three decades.
The unemployment rate is around 10 percent, with millions leading precarious lives often without social protection in the informal economy.
The two-day gathering, which was meant to end at 9.30pm – with Ramaphosa delivering his closing address before facing the media – was called off at 3am.
‘Africa’s Switzerland’ has been rocked by scandal, with the first family sucked into the long unresolved murder of the prime minister’s previous wife in 2017.
Manuel Chang has been held in South Africa since December 2018 at the request of US authorities.
Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention made this announcement during a media briefing at the AU Summit in Ethiopia on Sunday evening.