Issued on: 23/10/2019 – 08:07Modified: 23/10/2019 – 08:16 Polls opened in Botswana on Wednesday as the long-peaceful southern African nation faces what is expected to be its tightest election in history. Advertising Read more The ruling party and President Mokgweetsi Masisi have been
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Its been called the precursor to the Holocaust, and the "forgotten genocide". The massacre of the Herero and Nama people at the hands of colonialists in German South West Africa – know known as Namibia – is considered the first genocide of the 20th Century. Descendants of the Read More – Source
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Issued on: 21/10/2019 – 19:32Modified: 21/10/2019 – 19:51 For the first time since it won independence from Britain in 1966, Botswana faces a genuine electoral contest on Wednesday, as a feud between its current and a former president throws one of Africa's most stable nations into uncertainty. Advertising Read more The Botswana Democratic Party, in power
Archeologists have uncovered an ancient "industrial area" once used to produce decorative items, furniture and pottery for royal tombs, Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities announced Thursday. Comprised of 30 workshops and a large kiln to fire ceramics, the sprawling site was discovered in Luxor's Valley of the Monkeys, according to an official statement. "Each
Some of the animals died while searching for water at the Hwange National Park. Others were killed by residents after wandering into surrounding communities looking for food, Tinashe Farawo, spokesman for Zimbabwe's Parks and Wild Life Management Authority said."The elephants are traveling long distances to look for water and end up invading communities. Some died of
The bus, traveling from Lufu in Mbanza-Ngungu territory, was heading to the capital Kinshasa when its brakes failed Sunday, causing the vehicle to explode on impact, Steve Mbikayi said."At least 31 people are dead so far, and 18 people are wounded. The driver lost control and the bus overturned and caught fire," Mbikayi said.According to the minister, some of the
Issued on: 19/10/2019 – 19:29Modified: 19/10/2019 – 19:33 Four soldiers and a police officer were killed and 11 more injured in twin attacks early Saturday in the north of Burkina Faso, the army said in a statement. Advertising Read more "Military units in Bahn (Loroum province) and Yense (Yatenga province) were targeted by almost simultaneous terrorist attacks" at
Issued on: 18/10/2019 – 17:04Modified: 18/10/2019 – 22:18 Under the weight of international pressure, Moroccos monarchy on Wednesday granted journalist Hajar Raissouni a pardon after she was sentenced to a year in prison over allegations of illegal abortion and extra-marital sex. Professor Aboubakr Jamaï spoke to FRANCE 24 on whether her victory could spur social change.
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN, 18th October 2019 – Unprecedented heavy flooding in South Sudans Maban County has..