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Shooting at Nigeria church leaves 12 dead, say hospital sources

Several worshippers with gunshot wounds were receiving treatment at the hospital, the source said.

06 Aug 2017 7:48 PM

United Nations finds mass graves in northern Mali

The armed groups accused of abuses by the UN operate in areas where Mali's army and state is absent or has a very limited presence.

06 Aug 2017 12:26 PM

Kenya gears up to high-stakes elections

The men belong to two of the country's main ethnic groups, Kenyatta from the Kikuyu, the largest, and Odinga the Luo.

06 Aug 2017 7:46 AM

Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius out of hospital, back in Jail

Pistorius is serving a 6-year jail term for murdering his girlfriend Reeva, a model and law graduate, in his Pretoria house in 2013.

04 Aug 2017 6:44 PM

Egypt: Clerics offering religious advice in Cairo metro station stir debate

The idea is to give Muslim worshippers a way to plug in fast to Islamic teachings and correct misconceptions of religious texts.

01 Aug 2017 1:55 PM

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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

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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

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Boko Haram suicide bombers kills 19, injured 23 in Maiduguri

Islamic extremist group's insurgency has killed more than 20,000 people, abducted thousands and spilled over into neighboring countries.

12 Jul 2017 5:22 PM

Grenade attack kills 8, wounds 60 in Nairobi

Police spokesman Pierre Nkurikiye confirmed on his Twitter feed that eight people had died, adding that the blast left 50 wounded.

10 Jul 2017 6:57 PM

At least 23 soldiers killed in attacked claimed by ISIS in Egypt's Sinai

Dozens of masked militants then descended on the site in 24 Land Cruiser SUVs and opened fire on the soldiers.

08 Jul 2017 3:48 PM

Goldmine collapses in Ghana, 17 declared dead: lawmaker

Government and local officials decided to stop the rescue in agreement with the families, the lawmaker said.

06 Jul 2017 8:02 PM

78 people killed, dozens injured in truck accident in Central African Republic

The accident occurred on Tuesday around 10 km outside the town of Bambari, around 300 km northeast of the capital Bangu./

06 Jul 2017 9:25 AM

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