Sunday, June 26, 2022

Nigeria: Over 50 killed in church attack

Bombs exploded and bullets rained at St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State, yesterday afternoon by gunmen and at the end, 50 worshippers laid dead, signalling the arrival of massacre of the innocent in...

Monkeypox: Cases outside Africa rise to 780 in three weeks

There have been 780 confirmed cases of monkeypox in countries where the virus is not usually found, the World Health Organization says. That is roughly triple the 257 cases it reported a week ago. It says...

Nigeria clash: Abuja mob burns man to death over row with Muslim cleric

Nigerian police say a man who had a row with a Muslim cleric died in the capital, Abuja, after being set ablaze by a mob supporting the cleric. The 30-year-old man, Ahmad Usman, was in...

Ukraine anger as Macron says ‘Don’t humiliate Russia’

Ukraine's foreign minister has hit out at French President Emanuel Macron after he said it was vital that Russia was not humiliated over its invasion. Mr. Macron said it was crucial President Vladimir Putin had...

Oklahoma hospital shooting: Four killed and multiple injured

Four people have been killed in a shooting spree at a hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma, police say. Officers confirmed that the suspected shooter, who was armed with a rifle and a handgun, was also dead. Police...

Depp-Heard trial: Jury sides mostly with Depp in defamation case

A US jury has found Amber Heard defamed ex-husband Johnny Depp with an article in which she claimed she was a victim of domestic abuse. Jurors awarded Mr Depp - who denied abusing Ms Heard...

Suspected separatists kill at least 20 in Cameroon

Suspected separatist militants in Cameroon are reported to have killed at least 20 people in an attack on a village near the border with Nigeria. Local mayor Ekwalle Martin said more than 60 others were...

Ukraine war: US to send longer-range rockets in latest aid package

The US will send Ukraine more advanced rocket systems to help it defend itself, President Biden has announced. The weapons, long requested by Ukraine, are to help it strike enemy forces more precisely from a...

African states report 1,400 monkeypox cases – WHO

Seven African countries have cumulatively reported about 1,400 monkeypox cases this year up to mid-May, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. These include 1,392 suspected and 44 confirmed cases. The cases were reported in Cameroon, Central...

Champions League final: Fake tickets triggered Paris final chaos – France

France's sports minister says Liverpool fans without valid tickets caused the initial crowd problems at Saturday's Champions League final in Paris. Amelie Oudea-Castera blamed a "mass gathering" of supporters with "fake tickets" for the chaos...

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