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.

AU hoping to deal with recruitment of child soldiers by 2020

by editor / Feb 13, 2017 / 0 comments

For years, the issue of underage children being used for military activities in Africa, has proven hard to deal with.

Ghanaian scientists develop a sweet potato to alleviate malnutrition

by editor / Feb 13, 2017 / 0 comments

Scientists in Ghana have been developing a type of sweet potato they believe can help alleviate child malnutrition. The orange-fleshed sweet potato has high levels of Vitamin A, which assists in child development.

Celebrations continue days after President Farmajo's election

by editor / Feb 11, 2017 / 0 comments
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We are following reactions to the election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo in Somali. The 54-year-old was declared the winner of Wednesday's presidential polls.

Mexican president welcomes deported citizens from the US

by editor / Feb 09, 2017 / 0 comments

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto welcomed the first group of returned immigrants in the capital.