Nigerian migrant expresses relief after facing ‘hell’ in Libya camps

Nigerian migrants expressed relief as they arrived home on Tuesday from Libya, describing the "hell" of harsh conditions in detention camps where they had...

UBA crowned the “African Bank of the Year 2017”

Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has once again proven its leadership on the continent, as the Banker Magazine crowned UBA...

Between 400,000 and 700,000 African migrants lives under “inhuman” conditions in...

Between 400,000 and 700,000 African migrants are living in camps in Libya, often under "inhuman" conditions, the chairman of the African Union Commission said...

Merkel: End smuggling and slavery, allow legal migration for Africans

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday stressed the importance of ending smuggling and slavery while creating a legal route for Africans to come to...

Mugabe relieved to have resigned: Jesuit mediator

Fidelis Mukonori, the Jesuit priest who mediated Robert Mugabe's exit in what was a seismic moment in Zimbabwe's history, said the 93-year-old appeared relieved...

Cheering Zimbabweans welcome new leader, Mnangagwa sworn in

Exuberant Zimbabweans greeted the swearing-in Friday of new President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who takes power after an extraordinary series of events that ousted the world's...

Mnangagwa told Mugabe he will be safe in Zimbabwe – state...

Incoming Zimbabwe leader Emmerson Mnangagwa assured former president Robert Mugabe he and his family would be safe in the country when the two men...

UN to launch $40m programme to end maternal deaths in Kenya

UN plans to embark on a 40 million U.S. dollar programme to end preventable maternal deaths and improve child health in Kenya, officials said...

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday

Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday, marking a new era for the country ruled by Robert...

Zimbabwe’s former VP returns home, takes power after Mugabe exit

Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa was to return home on Wednesday to take power after Robert Mugabe's resignation brought a sudden end to...

Mugabe resigns, ending his 37-year reign over Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe's president on Tuesday, finally swept from power as his 37-year reign of autocratic control and brutality crumbled within days...

Impeachment motion looms against Mugabe

Zimbabwe's ruling party is to launch impeachment proceedings Tuesday against President Robert Mugabe, in the latest bid to oust the 93-year-old strongman still clinging...

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