German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has revealed that an Egyptian spy worked in the offices of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert for years, possibly collecting information on Egyptian opposition groups.
International poverty charity Oxfam warned in a report this week that the number of deaths caused by famine as a result of worldwide lockdown measures could exceed those caused by the Chinese coronavirus, which triggered the lockdowns.
A former slave trade center in west Africa’s Senegal has changed the name of its main square in response to the ongoing protest movement sparked by the police killing of black American George Floyd, Voice of America (VOA) reported on Tuesday.
Zimbabwean President Emerson Mnangagwa finally fired his Minister of Health on Tuesday, weeks after he was arrested on corruption charges related to the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.
At least 156 people in Ethiopia’s Oromia region have been killed in riots sparked by the killing of a popular singer and anti-government activist last week, Voice of America (VOA) reported on Sunday.
A British Falklands War hero has been murdered in an armed raid on the South African farm where he was living with his partner.
A Zimbabwean man who was shot and seriously wounded by his Chinese employer will be demanding compensation after the attack reportedly left him with a permanent disability.
Boko Haram Islamic terrorists carried out over “fifty different attacks on different communities between the end of 2019 to June 2020,” the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN) has revealed, most of which were “unreported or underreported” by the media.
At least 57 workers with a United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in conflict-stricken South Sudan have tested positive for the Chinese coronavirus since April, the organization’s top official confirmed on Friday
The president of the Commission of European Bishops’ Conferences (COMECE) has decried the ongoing violence and targeted persecution of Christians in Nigeria by Islamist militants.
The largest indigenous Christian denomination in the Northeast of Nigeria has reported a death toll of more than 8,370 of its members due to attacks from the Boko Haram Islamist terror group.
Authorities in Ethiopia imposed a nationwide shutdown of the Internet on Tuesday amid protests over the death of a prominent musician and political activist, Internet monitoring organizations and rights groups have confirmed.
The suspect in a stabbing spree in Glasgow, Scotland, was a Sudanese man who had complained of being “very hungry” at the hotel which was housing him and other asylum seekers during the coronavirus lockdown.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Britain’s Royal Air Force says the first in a series of flights taking coronavirus aid to Africa has departed for Ghana with materials for a field hospital with capacity for nearly 100 people.
The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) pledged to launch a global campaign this week against Chinese involvement in Zimbabwe if Beijing fails to force its investors to respect labor rights.
A Kenyan appellate court has declared a $3.2 billion rail contract between Kenya and the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) illegal, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported on Tuesday. Kenya’s Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that state-owned
The U.S.-based Family Research Council (FRC) has denounced the “bloodbath” taking place in Nigeria, as radical Islamists carry on a largely unreported slaughter of the nation’s Christians.
Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo called Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday to apologize for the unceremonious demolition of the country’s embassy in Accra by a local businessman claiming to own the land.
The Chinese manager of a gold mine in central Zimbabwe allegedly shot and injured two black ex-employees after a wage dispute escalated into a brawl on Sunday.
Khairi Saadallah, the Libyan refugee who has been detained on suspicion of perpetrating the knife attack in Reading, was released early from prison, was enrolled in the government’s Prevent deradicalisation scheme, and is believed to have been known to the UK’s security services as a possible terror suspect before the attack.
Hong Kong (AFP) – Asian stocks rallied Tuesday after an early plunge as Donald Trump countered one of his top economics advisers who said the China-US trade deal was “over”, fanning fears of a renewed tariffs standoff between the superpowers.
Zimbabwe’s Minister of Health Obadiah Moyo was arrested this weekend and charged with corruption over allegations he illegally awarded preferential contracts to procure supplies to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
The suspect in a knife rampage in Reading, England, which left three dead and three injured has been named as Khairi Saadallah, described by the BBC as a “25-year-old Libyan national from Reading”.
Turkey may expand the conditions of its security agreement with Libya, the Turkish foreign minister said on Thursday, Hürriyet Daily News reported.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov encouraged the U.S. to use its “influence” to support efforts toward a ceasefire in Libya on Wednesday, Russia’s state-run broadcaster RT reported.
Philonise Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, the black man who died last month at the hands of Minneapolis police, is asking the United Nations to investigate policing in the United States for racism and “police brutality.”
Police in Zimbabwe are being exposed to the Chinese coronavirus without the necessary personal protective equipment and are so tired and hungry that they are collapsing while on duty, the country’s police chief told lawmakers on Tuesday.
An Egyptian gay rights activist arrested in Cairo for raising the LGBT rainbow flag at a concert in 2017 and subsequently imprisoned and tortured has taken her own life, the Times of Israel reported on Tuesday.
The government of Rwanda approved a plan on Monday to build a center of nuclear science and technologies aimed at promoting economic growth, the Russian state atomic company Rosatom announced on Tuesday.
The U.S. was warned Tuesday it must cooperate fully with questioning by the U.N. Human Rights Council over allegations of “systemic racism and police brutality.”