(CNN) — Archaeologists working near the pyramids of Giza have discovered an ancient Egyptian burial ground dating back to around 2500 BCE and hosting the tombs of high-ranking officials. The remarkable find includes a limestone family tomb from Egypt's fifth dynasty, a period spanning the
The explosion happened late Sunday on the road leading to the airport in Niamey, the capital of the West African country. Another 37 people were injured in the explosion, Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum said in a Twitter post. "It was just before midnight when I went out and I saw the truck overturned. People came from everywhere to take gas, then I saw fire on its side
(CNN) — Archaeologists working near the pyramids of Giza have discovered an ancient Egyptian burial ground dating back to around 2500 BCE and hosting the tombs of high-ranking officials. The remarkable find includes a limestone family tomb from Egypt's fifth dynasty, a period spanning the 25th to the 24th century BCE, the country's Ministry of Antiquities said
Below average rains since last October have resulted in the rapid deterioration of the humanitarian ..
Kinshasa/Nairobi/Geneva, 4 May 2019 – The Ebola outbreak in North Kivu is worsening as the death tol..
Tropical Cyclone Kenneth, the strongest storm to hit the region since records began, made landfall Thursday, then moved slowly over the eastern African nation, killing 38 people and dumping torrential rains in areas still reeling from the devastation wrought last month by Tropical Cyclone Idai. That storm spawned massive floods, killed 750 people and caused an estimated $1
The outbreak, which is the second deadliest in history, has proved difficult to bring under control because of community mistrust and violent attacks on health care workers. The World Health Organization said 27 new confirmed cases had been reported Sunday, the most in a single day since the outbreak started in August. Similarly, 126 new cases had been reported in the week
Wine is facing charges of "unlawful procession" for staging a protest over Uganda's controversial social media tax last year. The pop star MP pleaded not guilty to the charges during a court appearance via digital video link from the Luzira prison. "I'm confident because indeed it's not me on trial; it's the court itself on trial. I have not committed
The storm had maximum sustained winds of 220 kph (140 mph) — the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane.Kenneth comes a little more than a month after the country was dealt a devastating blow by the deadliest and costliest storm in its history — Tropical Cyclone Idai.Kenneth is the strongest tropical cyclone to hit Mozambique in known history.The National Institute of
Most of the victims were beaten, subjected to abuses and told they would never see their families again by their traffickers, said Interpol.They came from West African countries including the Republic of Benin, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, and Togo. Local police working with Interpol rescued some of the victims from places where they were forced to become sex workers, and