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Africa

American journalist arrested, charged for trying to ‘overthrow’ President Mugabe

Martha O’Donovan was arrested and on account of an alleged tweet that described the ageing leader as ‘selfish and sick.’

05 Nov 2017 2:53 PM

Bloodshed amid rising tensions in lieu of upcoming elections: South Africa

The victims are gunned down in their cars, shot dead outside their homes or killed at public events.

03 Nov 2017 1:06 PM

Egypt: ‘Anti Islam’ broadcast show banned by court after appeal from Sunni Islam

‘With Islam’ is presented by controversial intellectual reformer Islam Behairy.

30 Oct 2017 2:05 PM

23 dead, 30 wounded in Mogadishu hotel attack by Al-Shabab

Among the dead were a mother and three children, including a baby, all shot in the head.

29 Oct 2017 12:39 PM

Boko Haram raid for supplies burns crops, kills 6 soldiers in remote Nigerian village

Sporadic attacks have claimed at least 20,000 lives, made more than 2.6 million homeless since 2009.

26 Oct 2017 2:59 PM

Death toll rises to 124 in Madagascar plague

The highly contagious plague has caused alarm, total of 1,133 people have been infected.

25 Oct 2017 1:54 PM

Envoy for border talks with India on powerful panel

Former Chinese ambassador to India, Le Yucheng was among the 172 alternate members elected to the Central Committee.

25 Oct 2017 1:35 AM

Robert Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy for Africa

Britain, Canada and the US swiftly denounced any prospective role for Robert Mugabe.

23 Oct 2017 3:34 AM

Extremist group Hasm attacks Egyptian troops, 28 killed, 32 injured

Since the army removed President Morsi extremist groups have increased attacks on military and police.

21 Oct 2017 5:21 PM

'Credible' terror threat in Senegal warns US embassy

US embassy adviced Dakar to take special care in areas popular with Westerners as it prepares to host several international events.

20 Oct 2017 6:27 PM