Category: Africa

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Morocco bans production, sale of burqas on claim of security concerns

Businesses in some areas of Morocco this week started receiving notices that the burqa is going to be banned, and ...

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Ghana swears in new president, vice president

Ghana welcomed its new president and vice president Saturday with an elaborate swearing-in ceremony, ushering in a “dawn of a ...

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Dozens of Boko Haram fighters surrender in southern Niger

Dozens of Boko Haram fighters have given themselves up to authorities in southern Niger, the interior minister said, days after ...

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Up to 20 dead as Congo police, protesters clash over president

Residents of the Congo took to the streets Tuesday to protest their president deciding the stay on through 2018 after ...

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3 dead as car bomb rocks port in Somali capital — police

A suicide car bombing has hit the port area of Somali capital Mogadishu, leaving at least three people dead and ...

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Blast hits near Christian cathedral in Cairo

At least 25 people, mostly women and children, were killed, and 49 others injured in an explosion near Cairo’s Coptic ...

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Nigeria church collapse kills 50 worshippers

As many as 50 people were killed after a church in Uyo, Nigeria, collapsed on worshippers, officials said. Akwa Ibom ...

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Scores killed in suicide attack in Yemen’s Aden

A suicide bomber from a local affiliate of ISIL has killed at least 50 Yemeni soldiers at a military base ...

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Islamic State driven from stronghold in Libyan coastal city

Libyan forces, with the help of U.S. airstrikes, report they have taken the last neighborhood in the coastal city of ...

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Nairobi airport closed temporarily after plane makes emergency landing

A plane from Somalia landed on its belly and veered off the runway at Nairobi’s international airport on Sunday, causing ...