World & Africa

LATEST: Biden drops out of presidential race and endorses Kamala Harris

By Associated Press WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden dropped out of the 2024 race for the White House on Sunday, ending his bid
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Former Mozambique finance minister on trial in US over ‘tuna bond’ scandal that spurred debt

By Associated Press NEW YORK: The “ tuna bond ” scandal that shook Mozambique’s economy is washing into a U.S. court,
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Former South African president Zuma faces expulsion from the ANC after joining a rival party

By Associated Press CAPE TOWN: Former South African President Jacob Zuma’s disciplinary hearing with the African National Congress was postponed Wednesday
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One killed as Kenyan anti-government protests intensify again

By Reuters NAIROBI: At least one person was killed in renewed anti-government protests across Kenya on Tuesday, a Reuters reporter
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More than 10 million people displaced by Sudan war – report

By Reuters More than 10 million Sudanese, or 20% of the population, have been driven from their homes since the
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With 99% of the vote, provisional results show Rwanda’s Kagame cruising to victory

By Associated Press KIGALI: President Paul Kagame has won 99% of the vote in provisional results from Monday’s presidential election
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Africa proposes WTO chief for second term, document shows

By Reuters GENEVA: The African Group has asked World Trade Organization (WTO) chief Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to run for a second
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Trump assassination attempt: US Secret Service investigates how gunman was able to get so close

By Associated Press The U.S. Secret Service is investigating how a gunman armed with an AR-style rifle was able to
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Kenya police boss resigns in latest fallout from deadly protests

By Associated Press NAIROBI: Kenya’s police boss resigned Friday, the latest attempt by the country’s president to respond to growing concerns
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Kenyan president dismisses Cabinet ministers after weeks of protests over taxation, poor governance

By Associated Press NAIROBI: Kenyan President William Ruto on Thursday dismissed almost all of his Cabinet ministers and promised to
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