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8 dead as storm brings rain to drought-hit Cape Town

Cape Town workers said they had taken measures to protect some poor residents, who live in sprawling neighbourhoods of makeshift homes.

07 Jun 2017 9:18 PM

South African President Jacob Zuma under fire for leaked documents

More than 100,000 leaked documents and emails that showed improper dealings in lucrative government contracts by business friends of Zuma.

03 Jun 2017 2:39 PM

Museum to reflect S. African-Indian history

Centre to have a library, archive for students to learn about Indian culture.

03 Jun 2017 2:58 AM

2 suicide attacks in Cameroon kill 7, injure many

Regional Governor Midjiyawa Bakari held the militant group Boko Haram responsible for the attack.

02 Jun 2017 8:38 PM

South African living museum to reflect Mahatma Gandhi’s contribution, Indian history

The 1860 Heritage Centre is the culmination of many years of negotiation between the local Indian community and government authorities.

02 Jun 2017 3:12 PM

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Tanzania: 2 morgue workers cut open corpse, steal drugs hidden in stomach

The workers said they sold the drugs to an unidentified businessman, who in turn sold the merchandise to a suspected drug trafficker.

28 May 2017 11:31 AM

Egypt: 28 killed, 22 wounded after gunmen attack bus with Christians

The attack happened on Friday while the bus was travelling on the road to the St Samuel Monastery in the Minya governorate.

26 May 2017 4:15 PM

Shabaab Islamists kill 5 Kenyan police in third bombing

The blast flipped over the green police pickup and tore its rear end off.

25 May 2017 7:31 PM

Nigeria: Boko Haram releases video of armed girl pledging loyalty to group

When asked why she does not want to go home, Maida said her family lived in the town of unbelief and they should accept Islam.

14 May 2017 8:25 AM

19 people killed in bus accident in Kenya

The accident comes just weeks after another collision killed dozens in Kenya, which has notoriously dangerous roads.

13 May 2017 4:22 PM

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Finland's former leftist President Mauno Koivisto dies at 93

Mauno Koivisto, born in 1923 to a ship's carpenter became the first leftist and ninth president of Finland in 1982.

13 May 2017 1:28 PM

Nigeria: Boko Haram releases video of purported Chibok girl holding gun

Last week, 82 schoolgirls who were kidnapped 3-years-ago, were released after negotiations between the terrorist group and the government. 

13 May 2017 12:52 PM

India’s INS Mumbai, INS Aditya interact with Egyptian navy; will depart today

This visit would go a long way in enhancing co-operation and understanding between the two countries.

08 May 2017 11:14 AM

Egypt: India to hold cultural fest to celebrate Tagore’s 156th birth anniversary

Rabindranath Tagore was the first non-European to win this prestigious award, in recognition for his collection of poems, 'Gitanjali'.

07 May 2017 2:16 PM

2 buses catch fire on Nigerian highway after collision, 26 dead

Police said the 2 buses were trying to overtake other vehicles on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and ended up striking each other.

07 May 2017 9:05 AM

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83 Chibok schoolgirls released 3 years after being abducted by Boko Haram

A Nigerian military official, part of the rescue operation, said the 83 girls were found near the town of Banki in Borno near Cameroon.

07 May 2017 8:12 AM

Cold vibes between Arun Jaitley, Pak minister

Arun Jaitley also said India has “serious reservations” on China’s One Belt, One Road proposal.

07 May 2017 4:50 AM

Avoid Christian gatherings, govt places in Egypt: ISIS leader tells Muslims

ISIS is increasingly targeting religious minorities, challenging President al-Sisi, who promised to protect them from extremism.

05 May 2017 3:48 PM

Somalia minister shot dead in car after being mistaken for militant: police

An official said security forces on patrol saw a car blocking the street and believing it was being driven by militants, opened fire.

04 May 2017 1:16 PM

At least 26 dead in bus, truck collision in Kenya's Mombasa

A senior official said the bus, heading to Mombasa, was overtaking several vehicles when it collided with an oil tanker.

25 Apr 2017 2:45 PM

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