Monday, December 5th, 2022

Category: news

Albert Korir and Peres Jepchirchir win 2021 New York City Marathon

Korir, who came in second in the 2019 race, finished in 2 hours, 8 minutes and 22 seconds, and Jepchirchir came in at 2 hours, 22 minutes and 39 seconds, according to the...

Sierra Leone tanker blast death toll rises to 115

The ministry had previously said 99 people were killed when the tanker exploded following a collision in a suburb of Freetown on Friday. Victims included people who had flocked to collect fuel leaking...

Young mother and elderly priest among Tigrayans arrested in Addis Ababa, witnesses say

The detentions follow a dramatic escalation in the war last week, when the federal government declared a state of emergency and rebel forces allied with the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the party...

School fire kills at least 25 children in Niger

Fourteen more children were injured, including five in a critical condition, the statement said. The school is in the town of Maradi, more than 600 kilometers (370 miles) east of the capital Niamey....

Nigeria: A community on Lagos Island is being swallowed by the sea while countries wrangle over who should pay for the climate crisis

“Over there was where we had our tarred road before,” Elegushi said. “We also had our electricity poles there and a health center … You can see the remaining particles,” he adds, pointing...

COVID Cut Off Jobs Critical To Women In Southern Africa

Before the borders closed, Michele, 31, made a modest income buying clothes and electronics in South Africa and reselling them for profit across the border in Zimbabwe. But when the pandemic shut down...

Amnesty International accuses TPLF rebel fighters of gang raping women in Ethiopia

Women from the Amhara town of Nifas Mewcha told Amnesty that fighters associated with the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), which has been fighting Ethiopia’s central government in a year-long war in the...

U.S.-China Relations: What to Know

No relationship is shaping the planet more. And no relationship seethes, across such a wide and consequential set...

Ethiopia’s leader said he would bury his enemy. His spokeswoman doesn’t think it was incitement to violence

“We will bury this enemy with our blood and bones and make the glory of Ethiopia high again,” Abiy said at the military headquarters in the capital, Addis Ababa, on Wednesday, a day...

FW de Klerk, South Africa’s last apartheid leader who freed Nelson Mandela, dies at 85

De Klerk released Mandela, his subsequent successor, from prison and laboriously negotiated with him a transition to democracy, ending a decades-long segregationist system that kept South Africa’s White minority in power over the...