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Africa

It's real me: Nigerian President denies claims he died, was replaced with lookalike

Buhari had spent 5 months abroad for an undisclosed illness. Many have claimed he was replaced by a Sudanese lookalike called Jubril.

03 Dec 2018 3:04 PM

81 people, mostly children, kidnapped from Cameroon school: Officials

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the abduction in the region where separatists are fighting to form a breakaway state.

05 Nov 2018 6:53 PM

Woman suicide bomber blew herself, wounds 9 in Tunis: ministry

Ambulances arrived swiftly at the scene, which was cordoned off by security forces.

29 Oct 2018 9:08 PM

Have been blackmailed over leaked sex video: South African minister

Gigaba said he had decided to make the announcement because he had learned that the video was now circulating in political circles.

29 Oct 2018 3:03 PM

British tourist found dead with missing organs, Egypt denies theft

Accusing UK media of publishing 'flawed reports', Egyptian state information service (SIS) said allegations of 'organ theft are unfounded'.

22 Oct 2018 12:06 PM

Landslide kills at least 31 in eastern Uganda: Govt officials

'The landslide pushed huge boulders into a river which burst its banks and the water swept away the people,' an official said.

12 Oct 2018 1:16 PM

South Africa's Finance Minister to testify in Gupta brothers probe

The Gupta family and Zuma have denied any wrongdoing and say the allegations are part of an orchestrated witch hunt.

03 Oct 2018 10:07 AM

Lesbian 'witches' chained, raped by families in Cameroon

Gay people are often subjected to 'corrective rape' by their families, strangers and vigilantes who treat homosexuality as a mental illness.

02 Oct 2018 2:47 PM

Kenyan governor charged with murder of 26-yr-old pregnant lover

Migori county governor Okoth Obado was arrested after DNA testing confirmed he was the father of seven-month-old foetus that died with her.

25 Sep 2018 12:49 PM

Tanzania: Over 100 dead, dozens missing after ferry capsizes in Lake Victoria

Witnesses said the ferry sank when passengers rushed to one side to disembark as it approached the dock.

21 Sep 2018 11:12 AM