Rains Bring Relief as Water Again Flows Through Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls

VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE - After a long and unsettling dry spell, the water at Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls is flowing again, fed by rains upstream in Angola and Namibia. But experts say global warming is having a huge impact across Africa,

US Warns of Possible Terrorist Attack in Nairobi

The United States warned Thursday of a possible terrorist attack on a hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi said terrorist groups may be plotting an attack against a major hotel in the capital. The embassy did not

Africa Braces for Coronavirus as Delay Offers Time to Prepare

LONDON - Africa is braced for a potential coronavirus pandemic, as experts warn health systems on the continent could be overwhelmed. Beyond its source in China, outbreaks have hit South Korea, Iran and Italy, with cases detected in dozens of

Islamic State Stepping Up Attacks in Mozambique

WASHINGTON - Militants affiliated with the Islamic State terror group have increased their attacks in recent weeks against security forces and civilians in the restive northern region of Mozambique.This week, IS announced via its Amaq News Agency that ...

Europe Struggles to Contain Coronavirus Outbreaks, African Economy Hit Hard

LONDON - Parts of Northern Italy are on lockdown following an outbreak of the Coronavirus or Covid-19 as it's known, with at least seven deaths in the region. The sudden outbreaks in recent days, from South Korea to Iran to

UN Envoy Urges Kenya to Stop Police Extrajudicial Killings

NAIROBI - Sixty-year-old Effa Kwendo lost two of her eight children in 2018, just months apart, when police � in broad daylight � shot them dead. She admits her sons got into some trouble but, says nothing that would