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Ali Bongo: Gabon Leader ‘Seriously Ill But Recovering’

Gabonese President Ali Bongo is seriously ill but on the mend, his spokesman says, ending weeks of official silence on his condition. Speculation has mounted...

California Wildfires: Death Toll Rises To 31 With 200 Missing

The death toll in wildfires sweeping California has risen to 31, with more than 200 people still unaccounted for, officials have said.Six more people...

Hanna Tetteh Sworn In As Director General Of UN’s Nairobi Office

Ghana’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs under the John Mahama administration, Hanna Tetteh, has been sworn into office as the Director-General of the United...

Lion Air Crash: Signal From Black Box Lost, Searchers Say

Divers searching for the wreckage of Indonesian Lion Air Flight 610 can no longer hear a signal from the aircraft’s missing cockpit voice recorder,...

US Unleashes Sanctions On Iran, Hitting Oil, Banking And Shipping

The US unleashed its “toughest ever” sanctions against Iran on Monday, a move that has already sparked mass protests in the oil-rich nation. The Trump...

Google Staff Walk Out Over Women’s Treatment

Staff at Google offices around the world are set to stage an unprecedented series of walkouts in protest at the company's treatment of women.The...

Woman Elected Head Of Ethiopia’s Top Court

Prominent Ethiopian human rights lawyer Meaza Ashenafi has been elected as the first woman to head the country’s federal supreme court. Her name was put...

US Missionary Charles Wesco Shot Dead In Cameroon

A US missionary has been killed in Cameroon about two weeks after moving there with his wife and eight children. Charles Wesco was in a...

Catholic Archbishop Wants Tithe Deducted From Salaries

Kampala Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has fronted a controversial proposal that seeks to have the central government deduct 10% from people’s monthly salary and...

US Rapper Young Greatness Shot Dead

US rapper Young Greatness has been shot and killed in his native New Orleans at the age of 34. Born Theodore Jones, the hip-hop artist...