""My daughter is no more in the world""
Abdul Aziz Sheikh
Father of Sabika Sheikh
""My very best wishes to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their wedding day. To all of those joining the national celebration with street parties and other events, have a wonderful day.""
UK Prime Minister Theresa May
(who was not invited to the wedding)
""If humanity ever captures the energy of love it will be the second time that we have discovered fire.""
Most Reverend Michael Curry
Sermon at Royal Wedding
"After meeting Ms. Waight Keller... Ms Markle chose to work with her for her timeless and elegant aesthetic, impeccable tailoring, and relaxed demeanour."
""Something has perturbed our Milky Way galaxy. We don't yet know what""
Gaia Project Scientist, ESA
"[The EU] shouldn't be negotiating with a gun to its head. That's not the way you treat allies."
former US ambassador to the EU
"We can only hope for ... compromise and a Europeanization of eurosceptic forces”"
Institute of European Studies
"Football and the DFB stand for values that are not sufficiently respected by Mr Erdogan"
president, German football federation
Italy has accused Switzerland of holding hostage all the members of Europe’s Schengen countries. This comes after Libya stopped issuing visas to
Libya has stopped issuing entry visas to nationals from Europe’s Schengen zone, according to a Libyan airport official. No explanation was given for
South Africa is marking the 20th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison. Now a frail 91-year-old, Mandela was guest of honour in the
South Africa: Anniversary of Mandela’s Freedom.
Twenty years ago today South Africa’s former President and peace icon Nelson Mandela was set free.
The black leader spent 27 years at Robben
On a surprise visit to Khartoum Chad’s President Idriss Deby has met with Sudan’s President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for a joint announcement by the two
HIV and AIDS in Africa continues to blight lives all across the continent.
Handicap International is working with local projects to co-ordinate
Senegalese-American singer songwriter Akon has teamed up with Keri Hilson, the Soweto Gospel Choir and other artists for his latest single Oh Africa.
A charge of genocide could still be on the cards for the Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir.
International Criminal Court appeal judges have
Twenty years after Nelson Mandela tasted freedom, South Africa’s last apartheid-era leader says ending white-only rule saved the nation from
A British couple kidnapped by Somali pirates three months ago have said they are desperate and in urgent need of help.
A video obtained by a
A call for change rang loud and clear on the first day of the African Union’s summit in Ethiopia.
But the first appeal did not fall in favour of
The African Union’s annual summit in Ethiopia has got off to bad start for Libya’s leader Muammar Gaddafi.
He has failed in his attempt to stay on
Ashes of Mahatma Gandhi have been poured into the Indian Ocean off the South African coast, 62 years after his death.
Mixed with water, the ashes
The sound of celebration echoes round the streets of Cairo as fans party following Egypt’s 4-0 victory against arch-rivals Algeria in the semi-final
A desperate call to save elephants in Africa… While Tanzania and Zambia want an international ban against selling ivory to be lifted, representatives
The pictures of rows of skulls are a constant reminder of the genocide in the central African nation of Rwanda. Now 16 years after the appalling
In Copenhagen, President of Senegal Abdoulaye Wade lashed out at the industrially advanced countries over what he called their unkept promises. He
Violent clashes in Nigeria between Muslim and Christian gangs have claimed the lives of almost 150 people.Security forces have been trying to prevent
Togo has held the funerals of the two members of its national football team murdered in a gun attack last week.
The country’s President and prime
The Buruli ulcer eats holes in children. They are the main victims in several African countries. International charity organisations are working with
A second group of rebels in south west Africa has said it carried out the deadly attack on the Togo football delegation in Angola for the African
The West African republic of Togo has gone into three days of official mourning, after two members of its national soccer delegation were killed in a
Togo’s football team arrived home from Angola overnight after Friday’s deadly ambush of their team bus.
Obviously still shocked by events, the