Kenya exports its first crude oil

Kenya has exported its first batch of oil as President Uhuru Kenyatta flagged off the crude shipment from the port of Mombasa on Monday morning. It is being described as a historic day and an...

Trump says US and China to resume trade talks

President Donald Trump has said the US and China will “very shortly” resume trade talks after a weekend of escalating tension with Beijing. “China called last night… said let’s get back to the table. So...

Kenya’s finance minister ‘surrenders to investigators’

Kenya’s Finance Minister Henry Rotich surrendered himself to investigators on Monday, moments after the Director of Public Prosecution ordered his arrest. According to Nairobi News, Mr Rotich was driven to the headquarters of the Directorate of...

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo is a global threat – Dr Ghebreyesus

The Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a ”public health emergency of international concern.” The declaration followed...

Sudan’s Military and Democracy groups agree on power sharing deal

Sudan’s ruling generals and an alliance of pro-democracy groups have signed a political accord as part of a power-sharing deal, seen as an important first step towards meeting protesters’ months-long demands for a civilian-led...

Mixed reaction over end of Cameroon curfew

Residents have shown mixed reactions after an eight month curfew in north-western Cameroon was lifted, with some families saying they enjoyed seeing more of their husbands and fathers. The curfew was originally enforced to...

Tory leadership: Candidates await result of second vote of MPs

The result of the second ballot for the Conservative leadership is set to be announced within the next hour. Tory MPs have finished voting in the latest stage of the process for deciding the UK’s...

Mohammed Morsi: UN calls for inquiry into ex-Egyptian president’s death

The UN has called for an independent investigation into the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. The 67-year-old died after he collapsed during a court appearance on Monday. Morsi was Egypt’s first democratically elected president...