Eritrea appoints first ambassador to Ethiopia in 20 years

Eritrea has appointed its first ambassador to neighbouring Ethiopia in two decades, the government said on Saturday, as the former foes pushed on with a rapprochement. The job went to

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Merkel: Not clear if EU will rise to challenge of changing world order

Europe ability to rise to new challenges it faces in taking more responsibility for solving conflicts in  the 21st century world, is uncertain, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday.

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Nigerian Govt Says Committed to Protection of Human Rights

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the protection of human rights is a cardinal objective of the Buhari Administration, and that the violation of rights

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Trump invites Putin to Washington

U.S. President Donald Trump has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington for a summit in October, the White House has said. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in a

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Macron fires bodyguard filmed beating protester; opponents say too late

President Emmanuel Macron fired the head of his personal security detail on Friday but faced criticism for failing to act sooner, after video was released showing the bodyguard posing as

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Namibia gets $218m loan from AfDB

Namibian Finance Ministry says it has secured a $218 million loan from the African Development Bank to help the country finance its budget deficit. The ministry said on Thursday in

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Court sentences Turkish televangelist, 150 followers, on sex abuse, fraud charges

Turkish Authorities jailed a Turkish Televangelist and 150 of his followers pending trial on Thursday, police said, on charges including sexual abuse of children, blackmail and forming a criminal gang.

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British Man plots to kill Prime Minister Theresa May

A British Man was found guilty on Wednesday of a plot to kill Prime Minister Theresa May.   He was caught by first detonating an explosive device to get into

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Egypt targets social media with new law

Egypt’s parliament has passed a law giving the state powers to block social media accounts and penalise journalists held to be publishing fake news. Under the law, social media accounts

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EU president to visit Trump on July 25 for trade talks

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will visit U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on July 25 to discuss strained trade ties. “President Juncker and President Trump will focus on improving

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