Category: Africa

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staffAugust 16, 2017

Grace Mugabe back from SA despite assault claim

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has returned home from South Africa after failing to turn herself in to police in ...

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staffAugust 15, 2017

2000 year old tombs discovered in Egypt

Archaeologists have discovered three tombs that date back around 2,000 years in southern Egypt. They were found in burial grounds ...

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staffAugust 14, 2017

Sierra Leone mudslide kills hundreds as houses are buried

At least 179 people have been killed in a mudslide near Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, the Red Cross says. A ...

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staffAugust 14, 2017

Yemen cholera epidemic: Cases exceed 500,000 in four months

The number of suspected cases of cholera resulting from an epidemic in war-torn Yemen has reached 500,000, the World Health ...

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staffAugust 14, 2017

Burkina Faso terror attack kills 20

Twenty people have been killed and a number wounded in a “terrorist attack” in the centre of the capital of ...

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staffAugust 10, 2017

Kenya election 2017: AU and Commonwealth say poll credible

Foreign observers have expressed confidence in Kenya’s electoral process, despite opposition leader Raila Odinga’s claim of massive fraud. African observers ...

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staffAugust 8, 2017

Kenya election 2017: Kenyatta says respect the result

People are voting in Kenya’s general election amid fears that the result could trigger communal violence. President Uhuru Kenyatta called ...

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staffAugust 6, 2017

Eight killed in shooting at Nigerian church

At least eight people died in a shooting Sunday at a church in southern Nigeria apparently by a lone gunman, ...

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staffJuly 31, 2017

Mass Nigerian arrests for homosexual acts in Lagos State

More than 40 men have been arrested in Nigeria over the weekend for performing homosexual acts, police say. They are ...

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staffJuly 30, 2017

Car bomb explodes near police station in Mogadishu

A car bomb exploded near a police station in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, killing at least six people and wounding another ...