Category: Africa

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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 ...

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WHO extremely concerned about Ebola ‘perfect storm’ in Congo

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that an Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo could worsen rapidly because ...

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4 killed in torrential Tunisia rains

Torrential rains and flooding in northeastern Tunisia have left at least four dead, including two sisters, the Interior Ministry said ...

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Cholera outbreak in Nigeria claims nearly 100 lives

A cholera outbreak in northeastern Nigeria has claimed nearly 100 lives over the past two weeks, the United Nations said ...

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Hundreds missing after ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania

At least 42 people have died after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania. One official ...

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Egypt court removes judge who got Mubarak’s sons detained

An Egyptian court has accepted a defense motion to remove a judge who ordered the detention of former President Hosni ...

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A million more children face famine in Yemen

A further one million children are at risk of famine in Yemen, Save the Children has warned. Rising food prices ...

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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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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 ...