Tag: Africa

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staffAugust 18, 2018

World leaders honour former UN chief Kofi Annan

World figures have been paying tribute to former UN secretary-general and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan, who has died at the ...

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staffAugust 18, 2018

Egypt’s Sisi signs law blocking ‘threatening’ websites

Egypt has rolled out a new law that allows authorities, through a judge, to order the blocking of websites that “constitute a ...

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staffAugust 17, 2018

Tunisia says holding passport of suspected Islamist

Tunisia has confiscated the passport of a man suspected of being an Islamist militant who once served as Osama bin ...

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staffAugust 11, 2018

Kenya: Corruption allegations over $3.2bn rail project

Kenyan authorities have arrested several senior officials on suspicion of corruption over their management of a flagship $3.2bn railway project. The ...

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staffAugust 6, 2018

Car explodes in central Cairo, injuring 13 people

A car exploded in central Cairo Monday after colliding with a microbus, injuring 13 people, the Egyptian Health Ministry said. ...

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staffAugust 5, 2018

Suicide bomb attack kills at least three Somali soldiers outside Mogadishu

At least three Somali soldiers were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afgoye district, a town 30 km to ...

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staffAugust 5, 2018

Ethiopian opposition activist returns home

Jawar Mohammad, an online activist and fierce critic of Ethiopia’s one-party government through his outlet Oromia Media Network, returned to ...

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staffAugust 5, 2018

Egyptian forces kills 52 militants in Sinai: military

Egyptian troops and security forces have killed at least 52 suspected militants in recent days, the army said in a ...

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staffAugust 4, 2018

Yemeni officials say Arab coalition airstrikes kill 28

The Arab coalition fighting Yemen’s Shiite rebels conducted airstrikes in the rebel-held port city of Hodeida on Thursday killing at ...

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staffAugust 4, 2018

Egypt’s Coptic pope quits ‘waste of time’ Facebook

The head of Egypt’s Coptic Church, Pope Tawadros II, has shut down his Facebook page, saying it was a “waste ...