Tanzania’s President John Magufuli wins re-election in controversial election, promises to work with rivals

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has promised to work with his rivals after a landslide victory in an election his leading opponent described as a travesty and the United States said was marred by widespread irregularities. The overture comes ahead of demonstrations that opposition has called for on Monday to protest against the poll’s results. “I… Read More Tanzania’s President John Magufuli wins re-election in controversial election, promises to work with rivals

Four dead as Typhoon Goni slams Philippines island of Luzon

At least four people died in a super typhoon on the Philippines’ main island of Luzon on Sunday, including a five-year-old washed away in flash floods after dikes collapsed, a provincial governor said. Video footage by news channels and on social media showed storm surges in some coastal towns, rivers overflowing and dikes destroyed, submerging… Read More Four dead as Typhoon Goni slams Philippines island of Luzon