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Africa

83 Chibok schoolgirls released 3 years after being abducted by Boko Haram

A Nigerian military official, part of the rescue operation, said the 83 girls were found near the town of Banki in Borno near Cameroon.

07 May 2017 8:12 AM

Cold vibes between Arun Jaitley, Pak minister

Arun Jaitley also said India has “serious reservations” on China’s One Belt, One Road proposal.

07 May 2017 4:50 AM

Avoid Christian gatherings, govt places in Egypt: ISIS leader tells Muslims

ISIS is increasingly targeting religious minorities, challenging President al-Sisi, who promised to protect them from extremism.

05 May 2017 3:48 PM

Somalia minister shot dead in car after being mistaken for militant: police

An official said security forces on patrol saw a car blocking the street and believing it was being driven by militants, opened fire.

04 May 2017 1:16 PM

At least 26 dead in bus, truck collision in Kenya's Mombasa

A senior official said the bus, heading to Mombasa, was overtaking several vehicles when it collided with an oil tanker.

25 Apr 2017 2:45 PM

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Video: Passengers chant prayers, sob mid air as flight engine catches fire in Nigeria

Minutes after take off, the plane started wobbling in the air due to technical glitches.

20 Apr 2017 7:03 PM

South Sudan refugees take 13 UN Congo mission staff hostage

The South Sudanese refugees wanted to be sent other East African countries to avoid their forced return to South Sudan.

19 Apr 2017 9:43 AM

Indian cargo ship hijack: Somali pirates flee, take 11-member crew hostage

Pirates told Reuters they would keep the crew to use as bargaining chips for the freedom of pirates jailed in India.

11 Apr 2017 8:32 AM

Zuma hits back, says anti-govt protests ‘racist’

Zuma has easily survived previous such votes against him.

11 Apr 2017 3:22 AM

Egypt Parliament drafts bill to ban burqa in public places

MP Amna Nosseir said that wearing the veil is not a requirement of Islam and in fact has non-Islamic origins.

10 Apr 2017 9:07 AM

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After terror attacks on churches, Egypt declares state of emergency for 3 months

The emergency law expands police powers of arrest, surveillance and seizures and can limit freedom of movement.

10 Apr 2017 8:00 AM

Egypt: Church blasts kill at least 43; ISIS claims both attacks

The second church was attacked in Alexandria hours after a bomb blast at a church in Tanta killed 26 people.

09 Apr 2017 6:35 PM

Egypt: 25 killed in north Cairo church bombing

No one immediately claimed the attack.

09 Apr 2017 2:22 PM

Over 6,000 flee 'terrifying' violence in South Sudan town: UN

UN peacekeeping mission UNMISS said on Wednesday that they had twice been prevented from accessing Pajok.

07 Apr 2017 9:04 PM

South Africa in dock for failing to arrest visiting Sudanese president

Bashir faces 10 charges, including three of genocide as well as war crimes and crimes against humanity in the western Darfur region.

07 Apr 2017 10:41 AM

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About 17 killed after bus in Zimbabwe crashes, catches fire

Police spokeswoman Charity Charamba said on Thursday that more than 40 other people suffered serious injuries.

06 Apr 2017 4:34 PM

Dog at Nigerian wedding party fights suicide bomber

Police spokesman Victor Isuku on Wednesday confirmed that the dog had intervened to save the wedding party.

05 Apr 2017 6:57 PM

Nigeria starts vaccine drive to stop meningitis outbreak

Health officials said the type of meningitis C strain responsible for the latest outbreak was not common in Nigeria.

05 Apr 2017 2:26 PM

'Bankrupt' US run by 'an ugly idiot': ISIS spokesman insults Trump

Spokesman said Washington should

05 Apr 2017 8:31 AM

Indian cargo ship with 11 sailors hijacked off Somali coast

Last month, Somali pirates hijacked an oil tanker, the first commandeering of a vessel since 2012.

03 Apr 2017 2:45 PM

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