Joyce Banda faces Malawi presidential election

Twenty five months after taking power following the death of the incumbent, Malawi’s president Joyce Banda faces an election to see if she can keep the job. Her most dangerous rival in tomorrow’s poll is Peter Mutharika, brother of Bingu Wa Mutharika who died in office in April 2012. Joyce Banda’s set the standard for […]

Libyan militia seize control of parliament

A renegade Libyan general’s led an attack on the country’s parliament and declared its working suspended. The Libyan government insists it’s still in full control despite attacks on the legislature. A militia group led by General Mohktar Farnana says General Khalifa Hifter headed the group that took Libya’s parliament. Farnana says the legislature will operate […]

Boko Haram bomb kills four in Nigeria

Police in Nigeria’s second city Kano says four people have been killed by a suicide bomb . The blast tore into a mainly Christian area of the city previously targeted by the terror group Boko Haram. The Sabon area of Kano has many bars and restaurants. The victims of the explosion at ten pm were […]