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The wreckage of a plane carrying Malawi’s vice-president has been discovered with no survivors, President Lazarus Chakwera confirmed today. Saulos Chilima and nine others were en route within the country on Monday morning when their aircraft vanished from airport radars. The military plane was navigating through adverse weather conditions. Soldiers conducted an exhaustive search overnight […]

An aircraft carrying Malawi’s Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima and nine others has been reported missing, according to Malawi’s presidency on Monday. “All efforts by aviation authorities to establish contact with the aircraft since it disappeared from radar have been unsuccessful thus far,” stated Malawi’s Office of the President and Cabinet. Chilima, aged 51, was […]

South African rapper Shebeshxt is mourning the death of his nine-year-old daughter after she died in a car crash. “My life will never be the same without your presence,” the rapper said in a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, on Monday. The musician was travelling with three passengers to perform at the African […]

Doctors at one of the last functioning hospitals in the besieged Sudanese city of el-Fasher say they’ve been forced to close down the facility after it was attacked. The hospital has been supported by the medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) which had described it as the only one left in el-Fasher where injured civilians […]

The centre-right New Democracy won Greece’s European elections – but outside their offices on Sunday evening, there were no ordinary voters, only party members and journalists. It’s been a few years since parties’ supporters met in the centre of Athens after electoral victories. “Our party did not reach the goal we set,” says Prime Minister […]

Donald Trump will sit for a virtual interview with a probation officer from his home in Florida on Monday, part of the sentencing process for his felony conviction in the New York hush-money case. The first former US president criminally convicted, Trump will appear from Mar-a-Lago and will be seated alongside his lawyer Todd Blanche, […]

Campaigners say they will continue to call for a national inquiry into missing asylum-seeking children as the High Court confirmed it will no longer supervise authorities involved in their care. A case brought against Kent County Council and the Home Office in 2023 found that the “routine” housing of unaccompanied child asylum seekers in hotels was […]

On Thursday, the International Monetary Fund announced that it had reached a staff-level agreement with Egypt regarding the third review of an expanded IMF loan program. This agreement is expected to release approximately $820 million to Cairo pending approval by the IMF board. Following a May 12-26 mission to Cairo, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) […]

Nigeria will likely spend 5.4 trillion naira ($3.7 billion) in 2024 – 50% more than in 2023 – to keep petrol prices fixed, while borrowing an extra 6.6 trillion naira to plug gaps in its budget, a draft document seen by Reuters showed on Thursday. The “Accelerated Stabilisation and Advancement Plan” (ASAP), drafted by the […]


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