Category: Africa

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Ethiopia appoints first female president

Ethiopia Thursday appointed a woman to the largely ceremonial position of president for the first time, further increasing female representation ...

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Cyclone hitting Yemen leaving ‘extensive damage

The United Nations says strong winds and heavy rain from cyclone Luban have injured 33 people and affected 2,000 families ...

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Kenya bus crash kills at least 40

At least 40 people have been killed after a bus traveling from the Kenyan capital Nairobi to Kisumu, in the ...

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Security forces kill 10 militants in Sinai: Egypt

Egypt says its security forces have killed 10 militants in a shootout in the city of el-Arish in the turbulent ...

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Egypt army says 52 suspected militants killed in Sinai

Egyptian security forces pressing a campaign against Islamist militants have killed 52 suspected militants in the Sinai Peninsula in operations ...

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Libyan forces capture fugitive Egyptian militant

The self-styled Libyan National Army says its troops have captured a prominent militant wanted in neighboring Egypt. In a statement ...

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US carries out air strike in Somalia, 9 militants killed: AFRICOM

The U.S. military said on Tuesday it had killed nine militants in an air strike in southern Somalia this week ...

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Fighting forces Libya to close Tripoli airport again

Libya has closed the only functioning airport in the capital Tripoli again after rockets were fired in its direction, officials ...

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More than 1,200 detained over deadly Ethiopia violence

Ethiopian authorities arrested more than 1,200 people after violence erupted in and around the capital this month, a senior police ...

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Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack on base

Nigerian troops repelled another attempt by Boko Haram militants to overrun a military base in northeast Nigeria, military and civilian ...