Category: Africa

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staffMay 26, 2018

Ethiopia pardons opposition leader on death row

Ethiopia has pardoned an opposition leader with British citizenship who had been sentenced to death. Andargachew Tsige was found guilty ...

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staffMay 26, 2018

US lawmakers call Pentagon to probe torture allegations in Yemen

The House of Representatives in the United States has voted to require the country’s defense secretary to probe whether US troops resorted ...

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staffMay 26, 2018

Fifty dead after boat capsizes in DRC river

At least 50 people have died in a boat accident in the northwestern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo ...

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staffMay 21, 2018

Flooding after cyclone Sagar kills 15 in Somalia

At least 15 people died in northern Somalia after heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Sagar caused havoc in the ...

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staffMay 21, 2018

Ebola-hit DR Congo to begin vaccination

Health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to begin an immunisation campaign in an attempt to halt the ...

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staffMay 10, 2018

Huge destruction as Kenya dam bursts

A dam burst in Kenya on Wednesday night after heavy rain, causing “huge destruction” and killing at least 27 people, ...

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staffMay 5, 2018

Morocco tackling militant returnees – anti-terror chief

SALE, Morocco – Morocco is working hard to detain and place on trial citizens who have returned home after fighting ...

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staffApril 28, 2018

Strike kills dozens of Yemen rebels including commanders

DUBAI – An air strike on Yemen’s capital by the Arab-led military coalition has killed dozens of Huthi rebels including ...

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staffApril 23, 2018

Air strike on Yemen wedding kills 20

At least 20 people attending a wedding party in northern Yemen, including the bride, are reported to have been killed ...

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staffApril 11, 2018

Algeria military plane crash: 257 dead near Algiers

An Algerian military plane has crashed near the capital killing 257 people on board, officials say. The aircraft came down ...