Several Tunisian activists speculated that the pro-polygamy protests could be an attempt to distort the image of the Ennahda Movement, a Muslim democratic political party, ahead of the upcoming elections in the country.
CAIRO (Sputnik) - More than 100 people plan to run for president at the upcoming presidential election in Algeria in April and have already expressed their intention in a relevant letter to the country's Interior Ministry, the body said in a statement.
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - The European Union should reconsider the ultimatum issued to Venezuela to announce an early election within eight days, South African Ambassador to the United Nations, Jerry Matthews Matjila told Sputnik on Saturday.
An exhaustive report from the New York Times has revealed gaping falsehoods in claims made by US President Donald Trump about migrant movements and smuggling on the US-Mexico border.
US President Donald Trump subtly announced that the Pentagon’s many overseas operations would become even more secretive during the first Cabinet hearing of 2019.
BENGHAZI (Sputnik) - Russia has proven to be unbiased in the Libyan crisis settlement process and has a clear understanding of the state of affairs in the crisis-torn country, the speaker of the Libyan Tobruk-based parliament told Sputnik.
A group of developers from West Africa have created a unique version of futuristic armour. This is probably the weirdest and funniest battle exoskeleton ever produced.
According to the TV channel Al Mayadeen, one of the blasts hit a hotel in the city of Mogadishu, while another is believed to be caused by a car parked near a bank.
An Egyptian television host, who has on several occasions spoken out against gays, was accused of promoting homosexuality and contempt of religion.
According to the UN Special Envoy to Libya, a peace conference will occur in the next few weeks. However, date, place or participants have not currently been outlined.
In a surprise move, the Prime Minister of Burkina Faso, Paul Kaba Thieba along with his entire cabinet resigned from office on Friday.
A Canadian woman reported missing along with her Italian partner in Burkina Faso is believed to be alive, AFP reported Friday.
Kirk Woodman, a Canadian citizen, was kidnapped by suspected extremists on a mining site in northern Burkina Faso, near the Malian border.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) said on Wednesday that the organization had no information on the whereabouts of 50 people who were staying at the Dusit Hotel in Nairobi, the site of a terrorist attack.
Several northern provinces in Burkina Faso have been under a state of emergency since December 31, following numerous attacks by Islamist militants in the area.
MOSCOW (Sputnik), Sofya Grebenkina - Zimbabwe, where fuel price hike protests continue, is going through the "necessary austerity" at the moment, but it will achieve "beautiful" prosperity in the future, Mthuli Ncube, the minister of finance and economic development of the country, told Sputnik on Wednesday.
The US State Department has confirmed that one of the 15 killed in an al-Shabaab attack on an upscale hotel complex in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi Tuesday was a US citizen.
Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabaab attacked DusitD2, an upscale hotel complex in the Nairobi, Kenya's capital city, killing at least one person and injuring several others, Reuters reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik), Sofya Grebenkina – Zimbabwe plans to continue its defence and security cooperation with Russia, but it needs to build up funds to buy "state-of-the-art" Russian weapons, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa told Sputnik on Tuesday.
The South African Communist Party is planning to exhume the body of Dimitri Tsafendas and bury it in a tomb to recognise his role as a hero of the struggle against apartheid. Sputnik spoke to Harris Dousemetzis, the author of a new book about Tsafendas.