UN urgently seeks billions to avert famine in Africa

by editor / Feb 23, 2017 / 0 comments

The United Nations has said several billions of US dollars are needed by the end of March to help millions at risk of starvation in Africa and elsewhere.

Thousands of Nigerians homeless after massive blaze

by editor / Feb 21, 2017 / 0 comments

Residents of Lagos in Nigeria are counting their losses after fire swept through the area over the weekend.

UN declares famine in South Sudan

by editor / Feb 20, 2017 / 0 comments

South Sudan's government and United Nations(UN) agencies have declared a famine in parts of the war-torn country, the first famine to be declared anywhere in the world for six years.

Mozambique counting the cost after Cyclone Dineo

by editor / Feb 19, 2017 / 0 comments

Mozambique is counting the cost of Cyclone Dineo. The storm swept through the country earlier this week.

Scientists excited about new continent 'Zealandia'

by editor / Feb 19, 2017 / 0 comments

A new study has presented evidence that earth might have an 8th continent called Zealandia.

Junior doctors in Zimbabwe protest against freeze in allowances

by editor / Feb 18, 2017 / 0 comments

A strike by junior doctors in Zimbabwe has entered its third day. The health professionals downed tools Wednesday, protesting against a freeze on jobs and allowances.

Libya still in chaos as another anniversary passes

by editor / Feb 15, 2017 / 0 comments

It has been six years since the NATO-backed revolt ended the rule of Libya's Muammar Gadaffi. Despite efforts to steer the country to recovery, Libya remains in turmoil, bogged down by insecurity and chaos.

Africans in China face challenges as cultural differences lead to clashes

by editor / Feb 15, 2017 / 0 comments

A southern Chinese city is home to tens of thousands of African entrepreneurs.

Army worms wreaking havoc across Africa

by editor / Feb 15, 2017 / 0 comments

Africa's food security is under threat from a crop-ravaging caterpillar, called the army worm.

13 people killed and over 80 others wounded in Pakistan blast

by editor / Feb 14, 2017 / 0 comments

An explosion near the provincial assembly in the Pakistani city of Lahore has killed at least 13 people and wounded over 80 others. Five Police officers were among the dead. Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.