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Africa

Sahel nations united against jihadism: Mali Prez after terror attacks

Keita is current chairman of the G5 Sahel group a coalition of five western-backed Saharan countries that have pledged to fight terror.

16 Aug 2017 11:25 AM

Sierra Leone appeals for urgent help after deadly floods; 300 killed, 600 missing

Touring Regent, one of the worst-hit areas, President Ernest Bai Koroma fought back tears as he said the devastation was 'overwhelming us'.

16 Aug 2017 7:59 AM

For Islamist terrorists, foreign tourists are soft target in poor African nations

Earlier in June this year, at least two people were killed in a terror attack at a luxurious resort frequented by tourists in Mali.

14 Aug 2017 5:51 PM

Suspected terrorist attack on upscale restaurant in Burkina Faso; 17 killed

Burkina Faso, a landlocked nation in West Africa, is one of the poorest countries in the world.

14 Aug 2017 8:09 AM

Kenya on edge over election fraud claims spark deadly protests

A senior police official told on condition of anonymity that eight bodies from Nairobi’s slums had arrived at the city morgue.

13 Aug 2017 8:47 AM

11 killed in Kenya as election riots flare up

The bodies of nine young men shot dead overnight in Nairobi’s Mathare slum had been brought to the city morgue, a security official said.

13 Aug 2017 6:12 AM

Egypt: Toll rises to 43 in trains collision; officials say deadliest rail accident

An eyewitness who lives close to the crash site said he and others ran toward the site when they heard the sound of the impact.

12 Aug 2017 10:02 AM

Trains collide in Egyptian city of Alexandria; 31 killed, 109 injured

The head of the ambulance services Dr Abu Homs said he fears the death toll and the number of injured could rise further.

11 Aug 2017 8:13 PM

Kenya waits to hear final results of already disputed vote

The National Super Alliance (NASA) opposition coalition on Thursday demanded that its candidate Raila Odinga be declared president.

11 Aug 2017 2:34 PM

Kenya opposition cries foul over poll results as Prez Kenyatta surges ahead

The contested election in 2013 was taken to the courts, and ended largely peacefully even though Odinga lost.

09 Aug 2017 12:39 PM