Category: Africa

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staffOctober 15, 2017

Death toll from truck bomb blast in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu rises to 53

The number of casualties in deadly truck bomb blast in Mogadishu, Somalia has risen to 53, AP reports, citing security ...

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staffOctober 10, 2017

Gunmen kill two in attack on university convoy in Kenya

Two staff members of a Kenyan university were killed south of Mombasa on Tuesday when gunmen fired on vehicles carrying ...

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staffOctober 9, 2017

Swiss woman abducted in Sudan

KHARTOUM – A swiss woman was abducted in north Darfur province in Sudan, the Provincial Governor said late Sunday. Governor ...

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staffOctober 2, 2017

Ethiopian festival turns into anti-government protest

BUSHOFTU, Ethiopia – An Ethiopian festival on Sunday turned into a massive anti-government protest for the second year in a ...

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staffSeptember 30, 2017

10 killed as military cargo plane crashes in DR Congo

ARU, Democratic Republic of Congo – A military cargo plane on Saturday crashed in Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital Kinshasa, ...

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staffSeptember 29, 2017

Libya strongman asks Europe for helicopters to fight migration

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar asked Europe for helicopters and drones to fight rampant migration on the southern border of ...

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staffSeptember 29, 2017

Red Cross – Yemen cholera cases could hit 1 million by yearend

The humanitarian situation in Yemen is a “catastrophe” and cholera cases there could reach a million by year-end, the International ...

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staffSeptember 28, 2017

Libya’s eastern rulers place reciprocal ban on US travelers

BENGHAZI – The Libyan government based in the east of the country will bar American citizens from entering Libya in ...

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staffSeptember 25, 2017

Nigeria’s top Muslim cleric dies at 79

LAGOS, Nigeria – Nigeria’s top Muslim cleric Sheikh Garba Akinola-Ibrahim died Sunday evening at a government hospital in the commercial ...

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staffSeptember 25, 2017

Former ‘heaviest woman’ Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty dies

An Egyptian woman once believed to be the world’s heaviest has died in the United Arab Emirates. Eman Ahmed Abd ...