Category: Africa

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staffJune 3, 2017

Haftar and ISIL fighters launch attacks in Libya

Libyan forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar and ISIL fighters have launched simultaneous attacks against forces loyal to the UN-backed Government ...

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staffJune 3, 2017

Botched vaccination kills 15 children in South Sudan

At least 15 children have died in rural South Sudan in a botched measles vaccination campaign that saw people as ...

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staffMay 29, 2017

Egypt blocks financial newspaper website

Egypt has blocked the website of one of its most prominent financial newspapers, the paper’s owner said on Sunday, expanding ...

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staffMay 28, 2017

Libya Benghazi: Group blamed for 2012 attack on US mission disbands

A group of militant Islamists in Libya, blamed by the US for the 2012 attack on the US mission in ...

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staffMay 21, 2017

Egypt refers 48 to court over Coptic church bombings

Egypt’s public prosecutor says 48 suspected members of so-called Islamic State (IS) have been referred to a military court in ...

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staffMay 20, 2017

Chibok girls: 82 reunited with families in Nigeria

A group of the “Chibok girls” freed from Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants have been reunited with their families. The 82 ...

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staffMay 18, 2017

Nigeria: Purported Chibok girl ‘escapes’ Boko Haram

A schoolgirl believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram three years ago has been rescued by government troops while ...

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staffMay 15, 2017

Ivory Coast mutiny: Shooting in Abidjan, Bouaké and other cities

Mutinous soldiers have opened fire in four big cities in Ivory Coast, defying a government order to lay down their ...

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staffMay 15, 2017

Emergency in Sanaa, Yemen as cholera kills scores

A state of emergency has been declared in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, after an outbreak of cholera killed scores of ...

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staffMay 8, 2017

Nigeria’s President Buhari to go to London as health fears mount

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to London on Sunday for follow-up medical tests after weeks of mounting concern about ...