Ogun govt to begin house-to-house collection of refuse
The Ogun state government has appealed to residents to keep their environment clean and avoid indiscriminate dumping of refuse to prevent diseases.
Sudan and rebels agree plan to end Darfur conflict
The government and rebel groups agreed to discuss power-sharing and returning millions of people who were displaced. The agreement was hailed as an "important step" towards achieving lasting peace in Darfur.
Sydney bushfire climate protest
Up to 20,000 protesters rally in Sydney demanding urgent climate action from Australia's government, as bushfire smoke choking the city causes health problems to spike.
South African Airways gets $272 mln lifeline as it enters business rescue
South African Airways (SAA) was set to enter a business rescue process on Thursday, with a 4 billion rand ($272 million) lifeline from government and banks announced by a minister.
South Sudan: Waiting for a unity government
South Sudan has once again postponed the forming of a unity government. In 100 days the country is to begin a new attempt after "critical tasks" are resolved. Many citizens are starting to worry about the delay.
French police remove over 1,600 migrants from Paris camps
Hundreds of people were cleared from makeshift camps in the French capital. The operation was the largest of its kind in over a year and comes after Macron's government vowed to "take back control" of immigration.
Spain to hold a general election in November, PM Sanchez says
Spaniards are set to head to the polls for the fourth time in four years. Although there is still time to form a coalition government, Prime Minister Sanchez has said there will be a "repeat election on November 10."
Activists say 'new Zimbabwe' resembles Robert Mugabe's
Zimbabwe’s commitments to respecting and upholding rights are under scrutiny as critics of the government are increasingly abducted and tortured. Such practices were common during the reign of Robert Mugabe.