Lome: Two protesters were killed and 13 others wounded in Togo on Saturday when security forces opened fire to break up demonstrations against the ruling Gnassingbe family dynasty, the security ministry said.
Pretoria - The 37th summit of the Southern African Development Community, SADC summit officially started in Pretoria on Saturday with focus on the role of the public and private sector in driving development in the region.
Despite a projected debt level of 62% of its Gross Domestic Product in 2017, Gabon has succeeded in seducing the international capital market with an issue of international bonds worth $ 200 million.
Tripoli - Four children from Sudan whose parents are believed to have been killed fighting for Islamic State in the Libyan city of Sirte last year were handed over to the Sudanese consul on Sunday for return to their country.
Freetown - Rescue workers have unearthed 499 dead bodies since last week’s devastating landslide near the Sierra Leone capital Freetown, the city’s chief coroner told Reuters on Sunday.
Legal representatives of the 20-year-old South African model who accused Zimbabwe’s first lady of assault say the latter’s diplomatic immunity will not stop their fight for justice.
Lome - Thousands of Togolese nationals held demonstrations in about half a dozen cities around the world including north of the capital Lome where it turned deadly after clashes with security forces.
Abuja - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has slammed ethnic hate comments made on social media during his absence which he described as an attack on the country’s unity.