Africa

Sudan’s Bashir in court for graft trial (Guardian)

Sudan’s deposed military leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for 30 years, arrived in…

South African sex workers call on government to decriminalise trade (AfricaNews)

Violent clients, police harassment, and stigma are just some of the main reasons sex workers…

Zimbabwe protests: Opposition MDC backs down after police ban (BBC)

Zimbabwe’s main opposition group has called off anti-government protests in the capital Harare at the…

Kenya officials exhume man’s body to retrieve uniform (BBC)

Officials in western Kenya have exhumed the body of a local man to strip him…

Kacaman: Burundi’s YouTube star dies of malaria aged six (BBC)

A six-year-old YouTube star known in Burundi for his popular comedy sketches has died of…

Kenya’s Homa Bay: Fart pushes Speaker to suspend debate (BBC)

A heated debate about market stalls was disrupted by a foul smell and furious finger-pointing…

Zimbabwe: A third of population faces food crisis, says UN (BBC)

More than five million people in Zimbabwe – about a third of the population –…

Outrage in Gambia over claims ex-president ordered killings (Guardian)

Baba Hydara was in his car, listening to the radio when he heard a former…

Fiery Cairo car crash claims 19 lives (Guardian)

At least 19 people have been killed when a speeding car driving against traffic crashed…

Tunisia presidential hopefuls line up for September polls (Guardian)

Presidential hopefuls in Tunisia began registering their candidacies on Friday for snap September polls called…

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