Category: Africa

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staffSeptember 21, 2017

Nigerian court okays ban for Igbo secessionist group

Lagos, Nigeria – Nigerian federal high court has granted orders banning all activities or membership of the Igbo secessionist group ...

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staffSeptember 20, 2017

Conservationists wary over Tanzanian hydropower project

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – A glimpse of a stalking lioness tearing into her fresh kill at Tanzania’s Selous Game ...

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staffSeptember 19, 2017

Sudan’s Bashir announces Darfur disarmament drive

KHARTOUM, Sudan – President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday announced the launch of a new disarmament campaign in the country’s western ...

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staffSeptember 19, 2017

Zambian MP vows to fight eviction of 5,000 families

LUSAKA, Zambia – A member of the Zambian parliament Tuesday vowed to fight the planned eviction of over 5,000 families ...

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staffAugust 31, 2017

Catholic Bishop protecting Muslim refugees in Central African Republic

A Catholic bishop in the Central African Republic (CAR) has given refuge to 2,000 Muslim refugees who are living in ...

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staffAugust 19, 2017

South Africa minister Mduduzi Manana resigns over assault claim

A South African minister has resigned amid accusations he assaulted a woman in a nightclub earlier this month. Deputy Education ...

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staffAugust 19, 2017

Grace Mugabe fails to appear at leaders summit in SA

The wife of the Zimbabwean leader, Robert Mugabe, has failed to appear at the start of a regional leaders summit ...

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staffAugust 18, 2017

Suspected al-Shabab attackers behead 3 in Kenya’s Lamu

Suspected members of Somalia’s al-Shabab armed group beheaded at least three men in an attack on a Kenyan village. “They ...

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staffAugust 18, 2017

Libya: Khalifa Haftar ally Mahmoud al-Werfalli arrested

A senior Libyan military commander allied with Khalifa Haftar and suspected of involvement in the deaths of 33 people in ...

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staffAugust 18, 2017

UN: Saudi coalition attacks kill many children in Yemen

The Saudi Arabia-led military coalition was responsible for an “unacceptably high” number of child deaths and injuries in Yemen last year, according to a draft United Nations ...