Turkey ‘illegally returning Syrian refugees’

Turkey has illegally forced thousands of refugees to return to Syria, a report by Amnesty International says.The group says about 100 Syrians have been sent back to their...

Ebola in Liberia: Woman dies months after epidemic declared over

A woman in Liberia has died of Ebola, months after the epidemic was declared over in the country, health officials say. The 30-year-old woman passed away in a hospital...

Brussels attacks: Police strike halts Brussels airport reopening

Plans to partially reopen Brussels airport on Friday evening have been halted amid a strike by airport police over security concerns.The Zaventem facility has been closed since...

Zuma has apologises for Nkandla scandal, opposition rejects

South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday apologised for the “frustration and confusion” created by the scandal over his Nkandla residence.In a nationwide address a day after...

Zimbabwe begins talks to compensate evicted white farmers

Zimbabwe may use Treasury bills and enforce a land levy to compensate white farmers whose land was seized during a widespread redistribution programme. This is...

At least 20 killed in Indian bridge collapse

At least 20 people were killed after a flyover under construction collapsed in Kolkata, India.A one hundred-metre slab of metal and cement crashed onto moving traffic below, pinning down...

Kenya House: Opposition disrupts President’s address in Parliament

Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta, could not make his State of the Nation Address in Parliament for a full 30 minutes Thursday as opposition MPs held a noisy...

Court has order Zuma to pay state funds

South Africa’s top court held on Thursday that President Jacob Zuma defied the constitution when he used $15m state funds to renovate his private home and ordered a refund.The...

UN maintains its 20,000 troops in the DRC

The United Nations on Wednesday decided against cutting back its peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo as fears grow of political turmoil in the country...