Category: Africa

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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 ...

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7 civilians killed in Yemen air strike

At least seven civilians have been killed in an airstrike by the Arab coalition fighting in Yemen, an official and ...

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Egypt says it fights fake news, critics see new crackdown

Authorities in Egypt are taking aim at an alleged barrage of “fake news” they say is meant to sow division ...