State Burial Underway For Tanzania’s Magufuli

The state burial of Tanzania's former President John Magufuli is underway in his north-western home village of Chato. Mr Magufuli died last Wednesday after a mysterious absence of almost three weeks. The Tanzanian authorities say Mr...

Bolsonaro Under Pressure As Brazil COVID Deaths Top 300,000

Brazil has topped 300,000 confirmed COVID-19 deaths, becoming the second country to do so amid a spike in infections that has seen the South American country report record death tolls in recent days. On Wednesday,...

Libya’s Eastern Administration Hands Power To Interim Government

Libya’s eastern administration has officially handed over power to a new executive that is meant to unify the war-torn country and steer it towards elections late this year. The Government of National Unity (GNU), selected...

Boulder Shooting: Gunman Kills 10 At King Soopers Grocery Store

A gunman has killed 10 people, including a police officer, following an hours-long stand-off at a grocery market in the US state of Colorado. The attack in Boulder ended with police detaining an injured suspect...

Thousands Evacuated As Downpours Worsen In Australia

Some 18,000 people have been evacuated from severe floods across New South Wales (NSW) in Australia, with more heavy rainfall predicted. The state's entire coast is now under a severe weather warning. Days of torrential downpours...

Tanzania Swears In New President After Sudden Death Of Magufuli

Tanzania’s soft-spoken Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Friday was sworn in as the East African country’s first female president after the sudden death of John Magufuli from an illness shrouded in mystery. “I, Samia...

John Magufuli: Tanzania’s President Dies Aged 61

Tanzania's President John Magufuli has died aged 61, the country's vice-president has announced. He died on Wednesday from heart complications at a hospital in Dar es Salaam, Samia Suluhu Hassan said in an address on...

Atlanta Shootings: Asian Women Among Eight Killed At 3 US Spas

At least eight people, most of them Asian women, were killed in shootings at three different spas in the US state of Georgia on Tuesday, with a 21-year-old white man in custody on suspicion...

AstraZeneca Vaccine: Safety Experts To Review Jab

Vaccine safety experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) are meeting on Tuesday to review the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab, after several European countries halted their rollouts. There have been a number of cases in Europe of...

Biden Sets New Goal For US Vaccinations, Eyes July 4 Celebrations

President Joe Biden said on Thursday he would direct US states to make all adults eligible for the coronavirus vaccine by May 1 as he told Americans that he was hoping the country would...