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Africa

Zimbabwe swears in new Cabinet after 37 years of Robert Mugabe

Assembling a cabinet has not been without mishaps.

04 Dec 2017 8:36 PM

Five terrorists killed in security forces raid in Egypt

The raid came over a week after a terrorist attack on a mosque in North Sinai in which more than 300 people were killed.

04 Dec 2017 5:35 PM

Zimbabwe truck accident kills 21: state media

At least 21 people were killed at the weekend when a truck overturned in western Zimbabwe

04 Dec 2017 4:10 PM

Zimbabwe gets new cabinet under President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Cabinet includes ruling party loyalists as well as figures linked to the military, whose takeover helped oust former leader Robert Mugabe.

01 Dec 2017 4:41 PM

Libya allows emergency evacuation of migrants facing abuses, slave trading

African Union, European Union and United Nations officials offered increased support for the International Organisation of Migration.

30 Nov 2017 3:21 PM

Curb illegal migration into Africa, says Angela Merkel

Libya is the main departure point for African migrants trying to cross to Europe.

30 Nov 2017 6:15 AM

Egypt jails 14 soon after draft bill criminalizing homosexuality

Homosexuality is not outlawed in Egypt, but gays have previously been charged with debauchery in the deeply conservative Muslim society.

27 Nov 2017 12:30 PM

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe cried when he agreed to resign: report

Mugabe agreed to step down under pressure from the military and his party after 37 years in power.

26 Nov 2017 5:42 PM

Over 235 worshippers killed at Egypt mosque in terror attack

A furious Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared three days of mourning and pledged to 'respond with brutal force'.

25 Nov 2017 8:24 AM

Historic moment for Zimbabwe: Emmerson Mnangagwa becomes President

Mnangagwa, until recently one of Mugabe's closest allies, took the oath of office at the national sports stadium.

24 Nov 2017 3:51 PM