The French investigating magistrates have closed a case brought against a group of French soldiers accused of raping children in the Central African Republic (CAR) while on a peacekeeping mission, local media reported on Monday.
On Thursday, Trump reportedly made a vulgar remark in a private conversation during an immigration meeting with lawmakers, referring to African countries as "shitholes," which sparked a wave of condemnation around the world.
It is said that beliefs can be useful - if they help - and in Ghana, some beliefs are decidedly not helping.
CAIRO (Sputnik) – Cairo has demanded an international investigation into the incident with a ship carrying explosives from Turkey to Libya despite the arms embargo, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said Sunday.
Earlier this week, Swedish fashion group H&M published an advert featuring a boy wearing a hoodie that read "coolest monkey in the jungle."
With large-scale street protests in Tunisia showing no signs of abating, the government is threatening to crack down on activists to restore order in the long-troubled North African state.
On Wednesday, police in South Africa announced that they are searching for a man with a "severely injured" penis who allegedly raped a pregnant woman in front of her five-year-old child.
With dozens of police officers injured and over 200 people detained in the wake of the second night of violent protests in Tunisia, Abu Bakr al Ansari, an expert in North African affairs, told Sputnik that even though the protesters’ demands are mostly justified, some political forces are trying to capitalize on the ongoing unrest.
Norwegian Immigration Minister Sylvi Listhaug has landed in hot water for her African tour, which aims at limiting the refugee flow to Europe. Amnesty Norway warned the Norwegian government against entering agreements with Sudan's regime, whose president has been suspected of genocide.
The United Nations reported that 29 people died and 22 went missing after Cyclone Ava made landfal on Madagascar.
Currency traders went through a major shock in the wee hours of Tuesday when the South African rand spiked up over 1 percent instantly, then dropping back to previous levels, all in less than 10 minutes.
CAIRO (Sputnik) -The Egyptian security forces killed eight extremists in the north of the Sinai Peninsula during a special operation, the country’s Interior Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Two passenger trains collided on Tuesday in the South Africa city of Germiston leaving more than 200 people injured, local media reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least 13 people were killed by Kenyan police in clashes that took place in the Mathare slums of the country's capital after the 2017 elections, local media reported Monday.
ROME (Sputnik) - At least eight migrants died as a result of a shipwreck off the Libyan coast, over 80 were rescued, the Italian coast guard said on Saturday.
News that Sudan has closed its border with Eritrea comes after reports that the Sudanese authorities ordered the deployment of troops to the region bordering its eastern neighbor.
AL QUBAH (Libya) (Sputnik) - Russia has contributed to the Libyan crisis settlement, the speaker of the Tobruk-based parliament told Sputnik on Saturday.
The death of a young man in custody has caused an unrest in the Egyptian capital, with people engaging in skirmishes with law enforcement.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Two former ministers of the government of ex-Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe were detained on the suspicion of criminal abuse of office and corruption, local media reported Saturday.
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - A Russian investigator, Dmitry Titov, will lead a special UN inquiry into last month’s attack in Congo that killed 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced Friday.
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