Category: Africa

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staffJanuary 30, 2018

UN to slap sanctions for hate speech in C. Africa

The U.N. Security Council Tuesday maintained an arms embargo on the Central African Republic and added incitement to hatred as ...

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staffJanuary 30, 2018

Amnesty says Nigerian air force killed 35 people in raids

Nigerian air raids aimed at stopping herdsmen-farmer clashes killed at least 35 people in December, Amnesty International said Tuesday, describing ...

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staffJanuary 30, 2018

IMF chief – Middle Eastern countries must broaden tax bases

Middle Eastern countries should pursue fiscal policies to support growth and build broader tax bases to fund infrastructure projects and ...

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staffJanuary 30, 2018

36 dead as tank battle rocks Yemen’s ‘coup-hit’ Aden

At least 36 people have been killed and 185 wounded in two days of heavy fighting between separatists and government ...

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staffJanuary 14, 2018

Tunisia announces reforms after protests

The Tunisian government has announced a wave of social reforms, reacting to days of demonstrations by anti-austerity protesters. Protests broke ...

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staffJanuary 8, 2018

Deadly protests grip Sudan over rising bread prices

One student has been killed and six people injured during widespread protests over rising bread prices in Sudan. The student died ...

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staffJanuary 8, 2018

Saudi warplane crashes in Yemen; pilots escape

A warplane from the Saudi-led military alliance fighting in Yemen has crashed after suffering a “technical failure”, a coalition statement said. However, ...

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staffJanuary 5, 2018

1 killed in Egypt hot air balloon crash

One person was killed when a hot air balloon carrying around 20 people including tourists crashed near Egypt’s ancient city ...

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staffJanuary 2, 2018

Gunmen kill 14 churchgoers in Nigeria shooting

Gunmen killed at least 14 churchgoers returning from a midnight service on Monday in Nigeria’s Rivers State, a police source ...

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staffDecember 19, 2017

Zambia’s new Chinese police officers removed after outcry

Zambia’s police force has scrapped plans to employ eight Chinese nationals barely 24 hours after it unveiled the scheme, following ...