Category: Africa

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staffSeptember 9, 2018

Suspected US drone strike kills 4 Al-Qaeda members in Yemen

Yemeni tribal leaders say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed four alleged Al-Qaeda militants including a field leader in ...

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staffSeptember 9, 2018

Deadly stadium stampede at Madagascar v Senegal match

At least one person has been killed and nearly 40 injured in a stampede at a Madagascar football stadium. The ...

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staffSeptember 8, 2018

Boko Haram overruns key crossroads town in northern Nigeria

Residents say Boko Haram extremists have overrun a key crossroads and military outpost in northern Nigeria. Gudumbali is a town ...

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staffSeptember 8, 2018

Yemen peace talks collapse in Geneva after Houthi’s unable to attend

Although Yemen’s Houthi movement did not attend peace talks, the United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen said Saturday that it ...

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staffSeptember 7, 2018

Blue Nile Dam engineer’s death a suicide: Ethiopia

The head of Ethiopia’s controversial project damming waters of the Blue Nile committed suicide, state media reported Friday. The body ...

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staffSeptember 7, 2018

Aid group calls for migrant evacuations from Tripoli

Aid group Doctors Without Borders Friday urged the evacuation of thousands of migrants trapped in detention centers in Libya’s capital ...

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staffSeptember 7, 2018

UN Special Envoy Griffiths awaits Houthis at Yemen peace talks

The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths has discussed issues including prisoners, humanitarian access and the reopening of ...

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staffSeptember 6, 2018

South Sudan to pay damages to foreign aid workers raped in hotel raid

A South Sudanese military court on Thursday said the government will pay damages to foreign aid workers raped in a ...

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staffSeptember 5, 2018

E-coli found at Egyptian hotel where UK couple died

High levels of e-coli were found during tests at the Egyptian hotel where a British couple died last month, but ...

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staffSeptember 5, 2018

Cholera case on Algeria-France flight

French authorities evacuated 141 passengers and crew from a flight arriving in the French city of Perpignan from Algeria on ...