Africa News

Africa:59 Million Children Stunted, 10 Million Overweight in Africa - WHO
[Vanguard] The World Health Organisation (WHO) says no fewer than 59 million children in Africa are stunted while another 10 million are overweight. allafrica.com | 4/21/18 10:09 AM
Prince Charles to be next Commonwealth head
Commonwealth leaders agree that the Prince of Wales will be the next head of the organisation. www.bbc.co.uk | 4/20/18 5:47 PM
How one woman was shunned for having cancer but found a 'new family'
This Kenyan woman was rejected by friends and family after being diagnosed with cervical cancer. www.bbc.co.uk | 4/20/18 4:27 PM
Liberia warlord 'Jungle Jabbah' jailed for 30 years in the US
One witness told the US court how he had ordered the heart of a captive to be cooked for his fighters. www.bbc.co.uk | 4/20/18 4:24 PM
Zimbabwe parliament summons Robert Mugabe over diamond theft claim
A parliamentary committee aims to establish the extent of diamond plundering in Zimbabwe. www.bbc.co.uk | 4/20/18 3:15 PM
Algerian woman denied French citizenship over handshake
An Algerian woman is denied citizenship for refusing to shake the hand of an official. www.bbc.co.uk | 4/20/18 12:28 PM
Fifa fines the Lao Football Federation after a BBC story
Fifa imposes a fine on the Lao Football Federation for trafficking African youngsters with the help of information supplied by BBC Sport. www.bbc.co.uk | 4/20/18 11:44 AM
Commonwealth summit: The countries where it is illegal to be gay
Many Commonwealth countries have laws in place that criminalise homosexuality. www.bbc.co.uk | 4/20/18 11:43 AM