Pope Francis sent a telegram to the Italian president Tuesday expressing his sorrow over the assassination Monday of the country’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was shot and killed on Monday after armed assailants ambushed his U.N. convoy as he traveled in eastern DRC, the Italian foreign ministry confirmed in a statement.
Education officials in Cameroon on Monday reported thousands of parents kept their children home from school because they feared the children would receive coronavirus vaccinations.
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, on a 78 to 20 vote.
Over 1,500 people have died in Nigeria in the first six weeks of 2021 due to general insecurity including terrorist attacks from the Nigerian Islamist terror group Boko Haram and kidnappings, local media reported on Monday.
Zimbabwean media reported Monday that villagers have accused Chinese mining companies of bribing local leaders to take control of mining areas, displacing village residents, and seizing control of land inside protected game preserves.
Spanish authorities say they have found and rescued 41 migrants in the past four days who tried to reach continental Europe from Africa.
Ghana’s Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) has urged the government not to succumb to efforts to impose the LGBT agenda in the African country.
Residents across northeastern Borno State, Nigeria, have been without electricity for over a month since Boko Haram bombed a major power supply line in Borno’s capital, Maiduguri, on January 17.
Prominent conservatives in the House of Representatives accused President Joe Biden’s ambassador to the United Nations of downplaying China using its growing political and economic clout in Africa to promote its communist ideology and undermine America’s global push to expand democracy.
Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) indicted the Nigerian subsidiary of a Chinese construction firm for allegedly aiding the fraudulent cash transactions of a Nigerian senator amounting to roughly $13 million in 2014, the nation’s Premium Times reported Tuesday.
The government of Zimbabwe took delivery of 200,000 doses of China’s dubious Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine on Monday and urged its citizens to sign up for shots as quickly as possible.
Guinea declared a new outbreak of Ebola on Sunday in Gouéké after at least three locals died from the virus.
Top Gear star Jeremy Clarkson has said “muddle-headed lefties” should stop dragging Britain’s name through the mud and highlight its dangerous and expensive crusade to stamp out the global slave trade.
Nigerian health officials say a considerable number of Nigerians refuse to get treatment for malaria because they fear contracting the Chinese coronavirus at clinics.
Authorities in northwest Algeria have convicted a Christian man from a Muslim background of blasphemy and sentenced him to five years in prison for the charge, the Christian aid agency Barnabas Fund reported on Thursday.
Local artisanal miners assaulted Chinese nationals operating a gold mine in east Zimbabwe with crowbars and shovels this week, leaving them with serious injuries, New Zimbabwe reported on Thursday.
Rwanda’s government deployed three UVC light robots to a state hospital in Kigali on Tuesday to disinfect the facility and help protect frontline health workers from the coronavirus.
Police arrested a barber in Nigeria’s majority-Muslim Kano state for allegedly cutting his clients’ hair in styles deemed offensive to the Islamic faith, Nigeria’s Punch newspaper reported on Monday.
The Chinese coronavirus pandemic has caused a resurgence of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Cameroon over the past year, Cameroon’s government said this week.
South African medical students in Cuba under a bilateral education agreement denounced Havana this week for offering them “appalling” living conditions, barely feeding them, and failing to offer them access to proper hygiene.
Ethiopian state media Wednesday announced the arrest of 15 people in connection with a plot to attack the embassy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). A similar attack was reportedly planned against the UAE embassy in Khartoum, Sudan.
The head of the West African Bishops’ Conference has denounced President Biden’s decision “to promote the destruction of human lives domestically and in developing nations” through taxpayer-funded abortion.
An estimated 20,000 refugees are missing from Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region after two displaced persons camps in the war-torn area were destroyed in recent fighting, the United Nations (U.N.) said this week.
A woman held captive by the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram since 2014 called her father last week claiming she had been “rescued” from her captors by the Nigerian Army, Reuters reported on Monday.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli expressed doubt over foreign-made Chinese coronavirus vaccines on Wednesday, encouraging his countrymen to pray to God while inhaling steam as a natural way to bolster their immune systems against the virus.
The White House announced Biden will sign an executive order revoking the pro-life Mexico City Policy that bars taxpayer funding of abortion abroad.
At least one person was killed on Tuesday during clashes between police and members of a rebel Shiite group called Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) in Abuja, Nigeria.
Leftist South African President Cyril Ramaphosa used his remarks at the World Economic Forum at Davos on Tuesday to accuse wealthier countries of “vaccine nationalism” and telling them not to “hoard” doses of vaccine candidates against the Chinese coronavirus.
Zimbabwe’s Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister, Sibusiso Moyo, died on Wednesday after he “succumbed” to the Chinese coronavirus, the Zimbabwean government announced.