Afghan, Taliban Forces Announce Three-Day Eid Ceasefire

SAN FRANCISCO, May 24, (THEWILL) - The Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire during the Eid al-Fitr holiday starting Sunday in a surprise move following...

‘I Had No Choice’: Sex For Rent Rises With Coronavirus Poverty

A growing number of landlords are asking tenants for sex in exchange for housing as coronavirus lockdowns and job cuts have left many struggling...

COVID-19: UN Sec Gen Seeks $200bn Support For Africa

SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, (THEWILL) - United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has called for a $200bn support for Africa from the international community...

South Sudan’s Vice President Tests Positive For Coronavirus

SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, (THEWILL) - South Sudan’s first vice president, the former rebel leader Riek Machar, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Machar’s...

Lesotho PM Steps Down As Murder Scandal Persists

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, (THEWILL) - Lesotho’s embattled Prime Minister Thomas Thabane announced his resignation on Monday, ending months of political uncertainty gripping the...

France Arrests Most Wanted Rwandan Genocide Suspect

BEVERLY HILLS, May 16, (THEWILL) - French police has arrested Félicien Kabuga, one of the most wanted suspects in the Rwandan genocide. The French ministry...

Coronavirus Re-Emerges In Wuhan, 11 Million Residents To Be Tested

SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, (THEWILL) - The re-emergence of new coronavirus cases in Wuhan, the birthplace of the now deadly pandemic, is sparking fears of...

Burundi Expels Top WHO Team In COVID-19 Crisis

SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, (THEWILL) - The Burundi foreign ministry, in a letter to WHO Africa headquarters and seen by AFP on Wednesday, said the...

Afghanistan Capital Rocked By Four Bomb Blasts

BEVERLY HILLS, May 11, (THEWILL) - Four roadside bombs were detonated in less than 90 minutes Monday in a northern district of Afghanistan’s capital,...

Ethiopia Mistakenly Shoots Down Plane Carrying COVID-19 Supplies

SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, (THEWILL) – The Ethiopian government has claimed responsibility for shooting down a privately-owned Kenyan plane in Somalia earlier this week. The...