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Africa

Twin blasts in Somalia's Mogadishu leave 189 dead, over 200 injured

Doctors struggled to assist horrifically wounded victims, many burnt beyond recognition.

15 Oct 2017 5:31 PM

Mogadishu blast: Death toll rises to 53, 60 injured

Hospitals struggle to cope with the high number of casualties, more than 60 others are injured.

15 Oct 2017 1:51 PM

Huge blast rocks Mogadishu, Somalia's capital; 20 killed, 15 injured

Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab recently stepped up attacks on army bases across south and central Somalia.

14 Oct 2017 8:25 PM

Northern Kenya school raid: 6 killed

Toposa tribal militia believed to be responsible, suspended students allegedly participated in the raid.

14 Oct 2017 5:49 PM

Woman raped, decapitated by rebel group in Congo for serving 'forbidden' fish

The video showed a disturbing series of events, wherein the woman was forced to commit incest before being raped and beheaded.

12 Oct 2017 5:41 PM

South African 'healer' who motivated beheading of Indian-origin woman gets life term

Magwala got a lighter sentence because he only selected Murugan as the victim but did not participate in the actual stabbing.

07 Oct 2017 11:21 AM

Indian-origin kick-boxer facing charge of killing wife, held for mother's murder

Patel's mother, Mahejeen Banu Patel, had died in a hospital a fortnight ago after she was shot at in her home in Nirvana.

01 Oct 2017 1:08 PM

At least 16 people killed by Boko Haram extremists in north Cameroon

Iya Gana, whose husband was killed in the attack Thursday night, said the rebels entered her village and killed her husband and others.

28 Aug 2017 9:36 AM

Landslide in DR Congo kills at least 140 people

The landslide occurred in the northeast village of Tora when part of a mountain engulfed a fishing camp after heavy rains.

21 Aug 2017 4:02 PM

After court's ruling, South Africa to start auctioning rhino horn online

The ruling in April was said to have little impact outside South Africa because a ban on international trade is still in force.

21 Aug 2017 2:27 PM