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Africa

Kenya's election campaign enters tense final week today

The violence in east Africa's richest economy, seen as a bastion of stability, traumatised the nation and stunned observers.

01 Aug 2017 9:30 AM

24 people killed in fights between al Shabaab fighters & Somali troops

Uganda’s defence ministry said its soldiers were part of the AMISOM convoy and an unspecified number of its soldiers had been killed.

31 Jul 2017 11:11 AM

Doing well by sitting beside white students: South Africa teacher fired for racism

The elite private college had given Arlow, a geography teacher, a final written warning for his actions but had kept him on staff.

28 Jul 2017 9:13 PM

President al-Sisi says Egypt firm on decision keep up Qatar blockade

Qatar's ruling emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said he was ready for dialogue, but any solution must respect Qatar's sovereignty.

25 Jul 2017 10:23 AM

Egypt: 7 dead in car bomb in North Sinai

The jihadists have threatened to carry out further attacks on Christians, who make up about 10 percent of Egypt's 90 million people. 

25 Jul 2017 9:46 AM

Trump a 'brainless billionaire': Al-Shabab video mocks Trump

The new video says US voters elected 'arguably the most stupid president a country could ever have'.

24 Jul 2017 5:19 PM

At least 8 killed after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria

The Nigeria-based extremist group Boko Haram often targets the city with suicide bombers and increasingly has been using female ones.

24 Jul 2017 3:01 PM

8 killed,13 injured in blast at mosque in northeastern Nigeria

Spokesman Danbatta Bello says another bomber got stuck in barbed wire and blew up not far from the mosque.

17 Jul 2017 6:44 PM

1 killed, 50 injured in Cairo police clashes with Nile island residents

The protesters, mostly young males, succeeded in forcing the bulldozers to turn away, but clashes soon began.

17 Jul 2017 4:40 PM

Sudan: Indian peacekeeping forces help rescue workers flee gunmen

A report, published by the UN Mission in South Sudan, said that the peacekeepers responded by firing warning shots into the air.

16 Jul 2017 1:31 PM