Israel-Gaza: Aid reaches Gaza shore in first sea delivery

The first maritime humanitarian aid shipment to Gaza has been unloaded onto the shore. The US charity behind the mission, World Central Kitchen, is carrying out the mission in cooperation with the United Arab Emirates. The...

University of Vermont awards Ghana’s Sefakor Komabu-Pomeyie

The University of Vermont is recognizing two educators who are changing remote learning for the better. Created during the pandemic, the Prelock Online Teaching Award recognizes top-notch online educators. When the pandemic hit, and online...

Israel Gaza war: EU says starvation being used as a weapon

Starvation is being used as a weapon of war in Gaza, the EU's foreign policy chief has claimed. Joseph Borrell described the lack of aid entering the territory as a "manmade" disaster. A Spanish ship carrying...

Rival Libyan leaders agree to form unified government

The leaders of Libya's two rival governments have agreed to form a single unified government, signalling progress in ending a political stalemate that has persisted for more than a decade. In a joint statement on...

Chad’s junta-appointed PM announces presidential bid

Chadian junta-appointed Prime Minister Succès Masra has announced he’ll run for the presidency, a week after the leader of the junta, interim president Mahamat Déby announced his own candidacy. Mr Masra, a former opposition leader,...

Nigeria pauses controversial expatriate employment levy

Nigeria has paused a controversial annual levy that would require businesses employing expatriates to pay $15,000 (£12,000) for a director and $10,000 (£8,000) for other workers. President Bola Tinubu imposed the tax over a week...

Zimbabwe condemns fresh ‘illegal and coercive’ US sanctions

Zimbabwe's government has condemned fresh sanctions that the US imposed against the country's president and senior officials on Monday. The US accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the others on its list of corruption and human...

Haiti violence: State of emergency declared after mass jailbreak

Haiti has declared a 72-hour state of emergency and night curfew in and around the capital because of two jailbreaks and spiralling insecurity. At the weekend, armed gangs stormed a major Port-au-Prince prison, leading to...

Moroccan IS fighters sentenced to death in Somalia

A military court in Somalia has sentenced six Islamic State fighters from Morocco to death. The men will be executed by a firing squad if their appeal, which they have one month to file, is...

Ghana: Consensual same-sex conduct should never be criminalized – UN Human Rights boss

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk today 28 February 2024 said the passage in the Ghanaian Parliament of the so-called “Human Sexual Rights and Family Values Bill, 2024” is profoundly disturbing. “The bill...