AFP Monrovia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize as a champion of women's rights, is stepping down after making history as Africa's first elected female president in Liberia. Taking the reins of a ..
Reuters ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has rejected a call by Egypt for World Bank arbitration in a dispute over a hydroelectric dam Addis Ababa is building along its share of the Nile. The two ..
AFP Kinshasa Six people were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, the UN said, as the authorities cracked down on a banned protest against President Joseph Kabila. Witnesses said security forces fired live rounds ..
Reuters SEOUL Seoul welcomed confirmation by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that 22 Nor th Korean athletes would compete in next month's Winter Olympics, saying on Sunday it would aid peace and the easing of ..
Reuters HARARE Zimbabwe has given illegal vendors and pirate taxis 48 hours to leave Harare's streets, failing which it will forcibly remove them with the military's help, a cabinet minister said, as President Emmerson ..