Africa

Africa’s youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania – Police (Punch)

Africa’s youngest billionaire was kidnapped on Thursday morning by gunmen in Tanzania’s economic capital Dar…

Somalia’s al-Shabab says it has killed British spy (BBC)

Somali militant group al-Shabab says it has killed five men it accuses of spying, including…

Nigerians’ shops in Ghana still shut, says Nnaji (Guardian)

President of the Nigerian Union of Traders Association in Ghana, Chief Chukwuemeka Nnaji, has regretted…

Condom launched to ‘protect’ Uganda troops (BBC)

Uganda’s army has launched its own brand of condoms, named after the Swahili word for…

Gabon holds first vote since violence-marred 2016 election (Guardian)

Oil-rich Gabon, ruled by the same political dynasty for nearly half a century, votes Saturday…

Baby hippo attacks hungry lion in attempt to save mother (Independent)

A baby hippo has been photographed trying to save its mother from a hungry lion…

UN bars Nigerian peacekeeper for sexually exploiting woman (Guardian)

A Nigerian policeman who served as a UN peacekeeper in the Democratic Republic of Congo…

Ivory Coast ex-president Gbagbo opens freedom bid at ICC (Punch)

Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will Monday ask the International Criminal Court to acquit…

Gay Zimbabwe teacher resigns after death threats (BBC)

A gay teacher at a top Zimbabwean boys’ school has resigned after death threats and…

Bees delay flights in South Africa

A swarm of bees flew into the engine of a Mango Airlines plane, forcing a…

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