- Attackers kill doctor at hospital in Congo's Ebola epicenter
Attackers storm hospital in the epicenter of Congo's Ebola outbreak, kill doctor from Cameroon, hurt others
ABC News. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:06:59 -0400.
- Ebola worker killed at hospital in eastern DR Congo
A health worker fighting an Ebola outbreak in DR Congo was killed Friday in an attack on a hospital in the eastern city of Butembo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:17:45 -0400.
- South African Church Wall Caves In, Killing at Least 13
The collapse at the start of the Easter weekend came during a storm that caused flooding and power outages, and ripped the roofs off buildings.
Kimon De Greef. New York Times. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:29:11 GMT.
- Attacks on hospital in Ebola zone kill Cameroonian doctor
Attacks on a hospital at the epicenter of Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak have killed a Cameroonian doctor and injured several others, the local mayor said on Friday.
Reuters. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:09:23 -0400.
- Good Friday marked around the world
Processions have taken place in France, Jerusalem, India and Kenya.
BBC News. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:07:05 GMT.
- South Africa hit by deadly Easter church collapse
At least 13 worshippers are killed when a wall collapses at the start of an Easter service.
BBC News. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 15:49:43 GMT.
- Church collapses on Easter service killing 13 people in South Africa
Disaster thought to have been caused by heavy storms which reportedly destroyed several other buildings in the region
Andy Gregory. The Independent. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 15:07:00 GMT.
- Weah fear as snakes force Liberian president out of office
Liberia's president and African player of the century is being forced to work from home after two snakes were found in his office block.
Sky News. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 15:02:00 +0100.
- Thirteen worshippers are killed in South Africa after the wall of their church collapsed
Thirteen worshippers were killed, six seriously hurt and another 10 suffered less severe injuries after the wall of a Pentecostal church north of Durban, South Africa, collapsed on Thursday night.
Daily Mail. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:51:02 +0100.
- Violence in Burkina Faso Wreaks Havoc on Educators, Children
Burkina Faso is facing massive internal displacement because of violence. The United Nations reports more than 100,000 people have been displaced this year in the West African nation. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 02:23:00 -0400.
- Monitor: IS claims to have set up its own Africa province
A group that monitors jihadist websites says the Islamic State extremist group is claiming to have established a province in central Africa.
Fox News. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:42:29 GMT.
- Somalia's Capital Sees Uptick in Violence
For more than a decade, Mogadishu has struggled against Islamist al-Shabab militants. Somali authorities say attacks tripled in March, with 15 bombings in just a week's time. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:22:00 -0400.
- Greek team digitizing ancient Christian manuscripts at Sinai monastery
At St. Catherine's Monastery at the foot of Egypt's Mount Sinai, the silence in the library is broken only by low electrical humming, as an early manuscript is bathed in green light.
Ekathimerini. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:14:46 GMT.
- Egypt opposition urges voters to reject constitutional amendments
Political parties say changes, which could extend Sisi's rule to 2030, are an 'assault on democracy'.
Al Jazeera. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:58:55 GMT.
- Fluor Wins LOGCAP V Contract, Supports U.S. Africa Command
Fluor (FLR) will support the U.S. Armed Forces to complete missions across the world.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:14:00 GMT.
- Fossils found in museum drawer in Kenya belong to gigantic carnivore
Paleontologists have discovered a new species of meat-eating mammal larger than any big cat stalking the world today. ...
Science Daily. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:07:58 EDT.
- The Myth Of The 'China Model' Perpetuated Among Africa's Leaders
Martyn Davies says the real China model for Africa should be an effective and pragmatic state focusing almost obsessively on development success.
By Yuwa Hedrick-wong, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 02:00:00 +0000.
- New Sudanese government willing to forge ties with Moscow, sayd diplomat
Presidential envoy for the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov said that most top brass governing Sudan, studied at universities of Russia/Soviet Union and are aware of traditions of strong ties
Tass. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:42:15 +0300.
- Davido To Headline Coming To America Music Festival
WASHINGTON, April 17, 2019 -- African music continues its meteoric rise across the globe, spearheaded by the resurgence of the Afrobeats movement. ...
PR Newswire. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:00:00 +0000.
- Botswana unveils rare 20-carat blue diamond
GABORONE, BOTSWANA (AFP) - Botswana's state-owned Okavango Diamond Company on Wednesday (April 17) unveiled the biggest blue diamond ever discovered in the Southern Africa country.
Straits Times. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:33:00 +0800.