APRNEWS - Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi on Monday cautioned the country's newly elected provincial governors, many allied to his predecessor Joseph Kabila, to align themselves to his vision and steer clear of corruption.
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APRNEWS - Doris Day, the honey-voiced singer and actress whose film dramas, musicals and innocent sex comedies made her a top star in the 1950s and ‘60s and among the most popular screen actresses in history, has died. She was 97.
APRNEWS - A political power couple – mayor and deputy mayor of a wealthy town west of Paris – go on trial Monday on suspicion of hiding more than 13 million euros of ill-gotten assets, including two luxury villas, from the French state.
APRNEWS - Nigeria Army Monday said troops of 22 Brigade, Operation Lafiya Dole, in collaboration with local vigilantes, have rescued 29 women and 25 children from the hostage of Boko Haram insurgency group in Borno State.
APRNEWS - Ex-Ivory Coast skipper Yaya Toure has refuted recent media reports that he had retired from the game.
In two tweets posted on Sunday on his Twitter handle, the former Barcelona and Manchester City player said he was available to play for a few more years despite preparing himself for some coaching courses.
APRNEWS - Swedish prosecutors said Monday they were reopening a 2010 rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
"I have today decided to reopen the investigation ... There is still probable cause to suspect that Mr Assange committed rape," the deputy director of public prosecutions, Eva-Marie Persson, told reporters.
APRNEWS - It was a bloody Sunday at a Catholic church in Burkina Faso as a group of attackers killed several worshippers during a service. The worshippers according to a government statement were attending morning mass at the church in Dablo.
APRNEWS - Three African players ended the English Premier League season as top scorers with each bagging twenty-two goals in the season under review – 2018/2019.
The three are Gabon and Arsenal’s Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and the Liverpool duo of Sadio Mane (Senegal) and Mohamed Salah (Egypt).
APRNEWS - South Africa’s president on Sunday vowed to purge his party of “bad and deviant tendencies” as he prepares to appoint a new Cabinet following a victory in national elections.
APRNEWS - The Wests are adding more branches to their family tree as it was reported that on Thursday night, Kim and Kanye’s surrogate went into labor with the couple’s baby boy.
The news was revealed during a special Mother’s Day taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, in which Kris Kardashian was joined by all of her grandchildren.