UN troop rotations in Mali to resume on Monday

This file photo taken on Aug 2, 2018 shows a German soldier from the parachutists detachment of the MINUSMA (United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali) searching for IED (improvised explosive device) during a patrol on the route from Gao to Gossi, Mali. (SEYLLOU / AFP) DAKAR - Troop...

Odinga ahead in Kenya’s presidential race, results show

Recently elected MPs and governors from Azimio party, led by presidential candidate Raila Odinga, gather at their campaign headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, Aug 13, 2022. (MOSA'AB ELSHAMY / AP) NAIROBI - Veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga led Kenya's presidential race, official election results showed on Saturday, pushing Deputy President William...

First Africa-bound grain ship arrives in Ukrainian port

This photograph taken on July 31, 2022 shows a grain combine harvester collecting wheat near Novoazovsk, Ukraine. (PHOTO/AFP) KYIV - The first Africa-bound grain ship since the Russia-Ukraine conflict in February docked in Pivdennyi port on Friday, Ukraine's infrastructure minister said. ALSO READ: Refused by buyer, first Ukraine grain vessel...

Eleven dead in mass shooting in Montenegro

Emergency service personnel stand by near the scene of a shooting in Cetinje, in Montenegro, on Aug 12, 2022. (SAVO PRELEVIC / AFP) CETINJE, Montenegro - Eleven people, including two children and a gunman, were killed in a mass shooting in Montenegro on Friday, and six others were injured, a...