[RFI] Chad’s government continues to hold the head of an Equatorial Guinean opposition party after he was arrested south of N’Djamena, the Chadian capital, last Thursday, according to the Spanish foreign ministry.
[News24Wire] An application to have South Africa’s electoral laws amended before the May 8 elections to expressly allow independent candidates to stand in the election, has been dismissed in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Have you ever been denied a visa?
[Deutsche Welle] The council has failed to agree on a joint call for a ceasefire in Tripoli, where rival militias have been fighting for two weeks. Germany, the current council president, has called for a meeting to discuss the conflict.
[Premium Times] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has announced the release of a summarised version of the National Assembly’s 2018 budget.
[This Day] Washington DC -The International Monetary Fund (IMF), yesterday in Washington DC, United States, declared that Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account (ECA) was not achieving the goals for which it was set up.
THIS WAS supposed to be a rare moment of cautious optimism in Libya. On April 4th António Guterres, the UN’s secretary-general, arrived in Tripoli, the capital, to prepare for a peace conference which, he hoped, would lead to long-delayed elections later this year.
[Monitor] Kampala -A Ugandan doctor has been awarded a prestigious United States (US) award for his role in treatment of heart diseases.
“I REALISED QUITE early on that I was gay,” says Soly, a 25-year-old chef from Tehran. As a young boy, he would strut about the house in his mother’s high heels and developed crushes on male cartoon characters
[East African] A group of Rwandan rebels could pull the Democratic Republic of Congo into yet another armed conflict, the DRC’s United Nations ambassador has told the UN Security Council.