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Africa

Even pets are treated better: Morocco's child maids suffer regular abuse

A study carried out in 2010 by non-governmental bodies reported that Morocco had between 66,000 and 80,000 domestic workers aged under 15.

19 Apr 2018 7:40 PM

Castros’ 60-yr-rule in Cuba nears end, V-P to be Prez

Assembly members are widely expected to vote in his successor of choice, first vice-president Miguel Diaz-Canel.

19 Apr 2018 2:07 AM

Huge crowds turn out for Madikizela-Mandela's final journey

Thousands of mourners packed a 40,000-seat stadium to celebrate the powerful figure who was buried as a national hero.

14 Apr 2018 5:25 PM

Algerian military plane crashes near Boufarik airport, 257 dead

Hundreds of ambulances and dozens of fire trucks with their sirens wailing rushed to the scene.

11 Apr 2018 2:21 PM

‘Mother of the Nation’ Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife passes away at 81

‘She succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and loved ones.’

03 Apr 2018 3:38 PM

Winnie Mandela dies at 81

Most of Winnie’s marriage to Nelson was spent apart, with Nelson imprisoned for 27 years.

03 Apr 2018 7:24 AM

Four teenage girls launch deadly suicide attack in Nigeria, 2 killed

The suspected Boko Haram attack took place late Friday in the northeast Borno state capital of Maiduguri.

01 Apr 2018 1:13 PM

Freed out of pity: Boko Haram returns abducted Nigerian schoolgirls

'We did it out of pity. And don’t ever put your daughters in school again,' Boko Haram extremists said after returning the girls.

21 Mar 2018 6:16 PM

Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigns over credit card scandal

The president's lawyer Yousuf Mohamed told local Radio Plus that she had decided to resign ‘to prevent a constitutional crisis.’

18 Mar 2018 6:14 PM

In embattled central Africa, militia men have raped over 300 in 2018 alone

The hospital at Bossangoa has treated 56 rape victims since September, up from 13 in the previous eight months, MSF said.

09 Mar 2018 7:24 PM