Category: Africa

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staffSeptember 17, 2018

Egyptian archaeologists find sphinx at Aswan temple

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a statue of a sphinx while draining water from the pharaonic temple of Kom Ombo near ...

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staffSeptember 17, 2018

At least 23 die in weekend of Ethiopia ethnic violence

At least 23 people were killed in a weekend of violence targeting minorities in the ethnic Oromo heartland near the ...

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staffSeptember 17, 2018

7 civilians killed in Yemen air strike

At least seven civilians have been killed in an airstrike by the Arab coalition fighting in Yemen, an official and ...

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staffSeptember 17, 2018

Egypt says it fights fake news, critics see new crackdown

Authorities in Egypt are taking aim at an alleged barrage of “fake news” they say is meant to sow division ...

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staffSeptember 14, 2018

Ethiopia, Eritrea to hold peace summit in Saudi Arabia: UN

oEthiopia and Eritrea will attend a summit in Saudi Arabia Sunday to sign an agreement cementing the thaw between the ...

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staffSeptember 12, 2018

Rockets fired near airport in Libya’s capital

Rockets were fired late on Tuesday in the direction of the airport in Libya’s capital, residents said, forcing flights to ...

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staffSeptember 11, 2018

Nine dead in Nigeria gas explosion

Nine people were killed and dozens more injured, some of them critically, in an explosion and fire at a gas ...

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staffSeptember 10, 2018

Over 100 died in boat wreck off Libya Sept. 1-2

More than 100 migrants died in early September when their rubber boats were wrecked off the coast of Libya, the ...

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staffSeptember 10, 2018

Gunmen storm Libya’s oil corporation

An armed group has stormed the Tripoli headquarters of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) in Libya. Security forces clashed with ...

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staffSeptember 9, 2018

UN: Armed groups agree to keep Tripoli ceasefire

Armed groups vying for control of the Libyan capital have agreed to set up a mechanism to “consolidate” a recently ...