Category: Africa

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staffSeptember 11, 2018

Nine dead in Nigeria gas explosion

Nine people were killed and dozens more injured, some of them critically, in an explosion and fire at a gas ...

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staffSeptember 10, 2018

Over 100 died in boat wreck off Libya Sept. 1-2

More than 100 migrants died in early September when their rubber boats were wrecked off the coast of Libya, the ...

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staffSeptember 10, 2018

Gunmen storm Libya’s oil corporation

An armed group has stormed the Tripoli headquarters of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) in Libya. Security forces clashed with ...

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staffSeptember 9, 2018

UN: Armed groups agree to keep Tripoli ceasefire

Armed groups vying for control of the Libyan capital have agreed to set up a mechanism to “consolidate” a recently ...

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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 ...