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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

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

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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

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

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'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

Officials silent over Boko Haram's mass abduction of Nigerian kids

Nigeria's military in the past year has rescued thousands of Boko Haram captives while liberating towns and villages from their control.

31 Mar 2017 10:57 AM

South African anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada passes away

Kathrada was among those tried and jailed alongside Nelson Mandela in the Rivonia trial in 1964.

28 Mar 2017 10:52 AM

Malaria kills 150 in Zimbabwe after heavy rains

The most affected regions of the country are in the south where floods cut off access to health clinics.

27 Mar 2017 6:24 PM

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Gun attack in Nigeria market kill 17, says police

The police said that this was the latest violence linked to grazing rights disputes.

21 Mar 2017 8:09 PM

'Will continue insuregency attacks in Nigeria until caliphate is established': Boko Haram

A multinational force has been fighting Boko Haram extremists in the Lake Chad region amid one of Africa's largest humanitarian crises.

21 Mar 2017 4:26 PM

Plane crashes in south Sudan with 45 onboard, 14 injured

The manager of South Supreme Airlines said he did not have any information except that there were 40 passengers and 5 crew members.

20 Mar 2017 7:45 PM

706-carat diamond unearthed by pastor in Sierra Leone

The diamond was presented to President Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday before being locked in Freetown's central bank vault.

17 Mar 2017 11:50 AM

Egypt: Ex-Prez Hosni Mubarak cleared of charges, released after 6 years

Mubarak was originally sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for conspiring to murder 239 demonstrators during the 18-day revolt.

14 Mar 2017 4:07 PM

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