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Africa

Nine killed in Somali market car bombing: Police

At least nine people were killed and several wounded when a car loaded with explosives blew up near a mall.

04 Feb 2019 3:44 PM

Al Qaeda-linked group claims responsibility for attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali

The Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen group said the attack was a response.

21 Jan 2019 1:03 PM

Six Nigerian troops killed in Boko Haram raid

The jihadists attacked an army position overnight Thursday in Kamuya.

20 Jan 2019 11:47 AM

10 killed in attack near Mali-Niger border: Govt official

The attack took place around 45 kilometres from Menaka

17 Jan 2019 9:38 AM

Al-Shabab extremists claim deadly attack on Nairobi hotel

Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday

16 Jan 2019 12:13 PM

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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

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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

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21 dead as overloaded plane crashes into lake in South Sudan

The 19-seater commercial Baby air plane had been travelling from South Sudan capital, Juba.

09 Sep 2018 5:35 PM

Tunisia announces draft bill to give women equal inheritance rights

Tunisian law currently stipulates that male heirs should receive double the assets given to females of the same level of kinship.

14 Aug 2018 1:21 PM

Mnangagwa wins Zimbabwe 's first election after fall of Mugabe

Mnangagwa won 50.8 per cent of the vote, ahead of Nelson Chamisa of the opposition MDC party on 44.3 per cent, the Electoral Commission said.

03 Aug 2018 8:52 AM

Zimbabwe: Army clears streets, election panel begs 'patience' to declare poll results

Soldiers were on guard outside the headquarters of the ruling ZANU-PF party.

02 Aug 2018 6:04 PM

Ruling party wins majority in Zimbabwe, EU questions poll

The EU did not understand why the release of the presidential result was taking so long, he said.

02 Aug 2018 6:25 AM

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