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Africa

Gun attack in Nigeria market kill 17, says police

The police said that this was the latest violence linked to grazing rights disputes.

21 Mar 2017 8:09 PM

'Will continue insuregency attacks in Nigeria until caliphate is established': Boko Haram

A multinational force has been fighting Boko Haram extremists in the Lake Chad region amid one of Africa's largest humanitarian crises.

21 Mar 2017 4:26 PM

Plane crashes in south Sudan with 45 onboard, 14 injured

The manager of South Supreme Airlines said he did not have any information except that there were 40 passengers and 5 crew members.

20 Mar 2017 7:45 PM

706-carat diamond unearthed by pastor in Sierra Leone

The diamond was presented to President Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday before being locked in Freetown's central bank vault.

17 Mar 2017 11:50 AM

Egypt: Ex-Prez Hosni Mubarak cleared of charges, released after 6 years

Mubarak was originally sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for conspiring to murder 239 demonstrators during the 18-day revolt.

14 Mar 2017 4:07 PM

South Africa: Woman fakes month-old daughter's kidnapping, arrested

After the police was informed, they set up a roadblock at a toll plaza and found the baby in a car.

14 Mar 2017 1:18 PM

Ethiopia's landfill collapses death toll rises to 62

Most of the dead are women and children.

13 Mar 2017 9:12 PM

Republicans brace for downbeat CBO analysis of health bill

Paul Ryan says he fully expects the analysis to find less coverage since the GOP plan eliminates the government requirement to be insured.

13 Mar 2017 1:53 PM

Donald Trump affirms US' ironclad commitment to Japan, South Korea

Trump spoke over phone separately with the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean Acting President Hwang Kyo-Ahn.

07 Mar 2017 11:53 AM

Heavy rains end drought in Zimbabwe; south devastated by floods

Since December, floods have killed 246 people, injured 128 and left nearly 2,000 homeless, a Zimbabwean minister said.

05 Mar 2017 6:17 PM