Voting underway in Benin’s tense presidential election

BENIN Benin was up early on Sunday to cast their ballots in the tense presidential election in a vote...

Chad’s election begins as President Deby seeks to extend 30-year rule

CHAD Chad has been a key ally in the West's anti-jihadist campaign in the Sahel and Deby has campaigned...

Health benefits of having regular sex with your spouse

In some climes, sex is not an open discussion; however, between partners, it ought to be an open discussion.

Why Prince Harry will travel for the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral

UNITED KINGDOM Prince Harry is planning to attend his grandad Prince Philip's funeral - and government guidance suggests it...

Prince Philip: Funeral to take place on Saturday

UNITED KINGDOM Prince Philip's funeral will take place next Saturday and will be televised to mark the duke's "vast...

Charles pays tribute to Papa, says he was loved, appreciated figure’

United Kingdom Prince Charles has paid tribute to his "dear Papa" the Duke of Edinburgh for the first time...

Explosions in two Somalia cities kill at least 5

SOMALIA A suicide bomber detonated his explosives outside a cafe in Somalia’s city of Baidoa on Saturday, killing at...

Chadian president seeks 6th term after 30 years in power

CHAD The only remaining opposition candidate that has had the resources to campaign outside the capital is Albert Pahimi...

Nigeria’s Buhari Medical Trip: Group faults London protest

NIGERIA A Christian Group in Nigeria, under the aegis of Congress of Northern Nigeria Christian (CNNC), has condemned the...

Al-Shabab Attacks Military Bases in Southern Somalia

SOMALIA At least 10 people were killed on Saturday when a suicide bomber struck makeshift kiosks in the Somali...

Bulgarian PM seeks 4th time lucky at ‘work, work, work’ election

BULGARIA Bulgarians vote Sunday to elect a new parliament with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's centre-right party tipped to finish...

Cameroon mourns the passing away of Christian Cardinal Tumi

CAMEROON The Catholic Church in Cameroon mourns the passing away of Christian Cardinal Tumi. His death...

In show of Pharaonic heritage, Egypt parades royal mummies

EGYPT Egypt held a gala parade on Saturday celebrating the transport of 22 of its prized royal mummies from...

Vehicle attack raises new questions about US Capitol security

UNITED STATES New questions are being raised about security measures around the United States Congress after a vehicular assault on...

4 UN peacekeepers killed in northern Mali

MALI Four United Nations peacekeepers were killed in an attack by jihadists on their camp in Aguelhok in northern...

EXPLAINER: Who are the rebels in northern Mozambique?

MOZAMBIQUE With more than a week of fierce fighting including beheaded bodies in the streets, the battle for the...

Niger inaugurates president in 1st democratic power transfer

NIGER Niger has sworn in its new president in the West African nation’s first democratic transfer of power.

Woman 80 dies after 2 dogs attack her in garden

UNITED KINGDOM A woman in her 80s has died after being attacked by two dogs in her garden, West...

Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine protects younger teens

PFIZER Pfizer announced Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12,...

Niger government confirms military coup attempt thwarted

NIGER Niger’s security forces thwarted an attempted military coup at the West African country’s presidential palace overnight just two...