US puts $1m bounty on Osama bin Laden’s son

A son of Osama bin Laden is emerging as a leader in al Qaeda, the US State Department says, and it's willing to pay...

Cyclone Idai sweeps across Zimbabwe, killing dozens

At least 31 people have been killed and dozens are reported missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe after a tropical cyclone ripped through the...

Soil offered to Ethiopia jet families

Ethiopian Airlines has offered the relatives of 157 victims of last Sunday's Boeing 737 Max plane crash bags of scorched earth to bury in...

Biden ‘mistakenly’ announces he’s running

Joe Biden appeared to announce his candidacy for the 2020 US election, before immediately correcting himself. The former vice-president made the slip while addressing 1,000...

Suspect in New Zealand shooting charged with murder

Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder on Saturday after 49 people were killed and dozens wounded in...

Deadly cyclone tears into Zimbabwe

A tropical storm has swept away bridges and homes in eastern Zimbabwe, killing at least 24 people, officials say. Cyclone Idai cut off power and...

49 dead in New Zealand mosque attacks

Forty-nine people have been killed and at least 20 wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described the...

DR Congo MPs elect senate amid vote buying scandal

Provincial assemblies in the Democratic Republic of Congo are voting for senators today in 24 of the country’s 26 provinces. The election takes place amid...

Port charges down by 75%…as stakeholders laud paperless system

The cost of doing business at the country’s ports has reduced significantly from GH₵1,280 to GH₵320 since introducing the Paperless Port regime, Finance Minister...

Scandal over Kenya’s border fence that cost $35m for just 10km

Kenyan MPs have asked how a 10km wire fence built along the country's border with Somalia cost $35 million. The government had originally promised to...

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