International

Koffi Olomide jailed for raping minor

Congolese music star Koffi Olomide has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment by French prosecutors on the charges of sexual assault. The 62-year-old musician is…



Nigeria re-elects Buhari for second term

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-chosen for a second four-year term. The 76-year-old crushed his principle rival, ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar, with an edge…





8 members of Al-Shabaab militants killed

The US military says it killed eight members of the Al-Shabab extremist group in Gandarshe area, Somalia. The US Africa Command statement said the airstrike…




Ethiopia to launch own satellite

Ethiopia plans next year to join an exclusive club of African nations: those with their own national satellites. The country‚Äôs first satellite, due to be…