Category: Africa

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staff2 months

UN sets course towards easing CAR arms embargo

The United Nations Security Council is set to open the door to an easing of the arms embargo on the Central ...

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staff2 months

Police deploy near DRC candidate’s home

An opposition presidential candidate in the Democratic Republic of Congo has filed an appeal against the result of last month’s ...

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staff3 months

Yemen cholera epidemic strain ‘came from eastern Africa’

Scientists have found the most likely source of Yemen’s cholera epidemic, which is the worst in recorded history. Using genomic ...

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staff3 months

Deadly blast hits tour bus in Egypt

A roadside blast has killed four people – three Vietnamese tourists and a local tour guide – and injured 12 ...

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staff3 months

Scandinavian women tourists found dead in Morocco

Two Scandinavian women tourists have been found dead in Morocco with cuts to their necks, the country’s interior ministry said. ...

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staff3 months

Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire in Hodeidah

Yemen’s warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio ...

Proportion
staff4 months

Suicide car bombers hit hotel in Somalia’s capital

Suicide attackers set off two car bombs at a hotel near the headquarters of Somalia’s Criminal Investigations Department in Mogadishu ...

Proportion
staff5 months

Tears and anger after deadly Egypt attack

Coptic Christians have gathered in Egypt to take part in the funerals of a group of pilgrims killed by gunmen ...

Proportion
staff5 months

US calls for swift ceasefire in Yemen

US defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have both called for a swift ceasefire in Yemen. ...