Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Foreign

Kenyan MP arrested after threatening foreign traders

A Kenyan MP has been arrested after saying he would beat up foreign traders if they did not leave the country. Charles Njagua Kanyi said in a video that...

PMB holds bilateral talks with President Talon

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with President Patrice Talon of Benin Republic at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Beninese leader, who arrived the fore court...

Donald Trump meets Queen at start of UK state visit

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are meeting the Queen on the first day of their state visit to the UK. The pair are at Buckingham...

SA president in money laundering probe

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is under investigation for money laundering by the country's corruption watchdog. After reports of this came out over the weekend, the watchdog, called the...

Baby born size of an apple defies odds to survive

A baby born weighing just 245g (8.6oz), believed to be the tiniest on record to survive premature birth, has been discharged from hospital in the US. Baby Saybie weighed...

More jail time for Briton found with bomb materials

A British man convicted of being in possession of bomb-making materials in Kenya has been sentenced to four years in prison. Jermain Grant has been linked to Samantha Lewthwaite...

Health officials search for suspected Ebola victims in D.R. Congo

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo say 24 patients have fled an Ebola treatment center in Beni on Thursday. The patients had to flee when it came under attack by people protesting the...

Zambian 'arrested for wearing miniskirt'

A 16-year-old Zambian girl has spent the last two weeks in police cells after being arrested for allegedly walking past a police station wearing a miniskirt, according to local newspapers. The girl and her 28-year-old...

China Moon mission lands Chang'e-4 spacecraft on far side

China says it is preparing to make the first effort at landing robotic spacecraft on the Moon's far side. China state media reports that a static lander and rover are expected to be deployed to...

Nasa's New Horizons: Final commands given to distant probe

History will be made on Tuesday when Nasa's New Horizons probe sweeps past the icy world known as Ultima Thule. Occurring some 4 billion miles from Earth, the flyby will set a new record for...