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26 dead, 56 hurt in Somalia hotel siege, Al-Shabaab claims responsibility

'The security forces are in control now and the last terrorist was shot and killed,' Mohamed Abdiweli, a security official, said.

13 Jul 2019 5:17 PM

Police says gunmen kill six villagers in Nigeria

Gambo Isah said police were combing the bushes for the bodies of the assailants.

08 Jul 2019 5:00 PM

Rising security concerns, Tunisia bans Niqab for women in government offices

The ban comes at a time of heightened security following a June 27 double suicide bombing in Tunis that left two dead and seven wounded.

06 Jul 2019 12:47 PM

'Civilian Rule': Hundreds of school students take to streets in 3 Sudanese towns

'No education in this horrible situation,' chanted students in Gadaref, marching on the main street of the town.

05 Jul 2019 3:03 PM

Migrant boat with 86 on board sinks off Tunisia, 4 rescued

The latest tragedy came to light the same week as 44 migrants were killed in air strike on a detention centre in suburb of Libyan capital.

05 Jul 2019 10:47 AM

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Sudan generals, protesters reach agreement on new ruling body: Mediators

The latest round of talks came through after intense mediation by Ethiopia and African Union between the two rival groups.

05 Jul 2019 10:03 AM

44 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre, sparks outrage

UN chief denounced 'horrendous' attack and demanded an independent investigation, as divided Security Council failed to condemn the strike.

04 Jul 2019 1:43 PM

At least 45 killed, over 100 injured in fuel tanker blast in Nigeria

The blaze began when a bus tried to pass the scene and its exhaust pipe scraped along the ground causing sparks to fly.

03 Jul 2019 12:41 PM

Haftar army threatens to launch more strikes in Libya

Libya has been largely divided into two factions ever since the death of dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

02 Jul 2019 3:24 PM

Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest

The new protest, comes at a time when Ethiopia and African Union (AU) are jointly mediating between protesters and generals.

30 Jun 2019 5:01 PM

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Stoned-baked pizza, anyone? South African eatery introduces ‘cannabis pizza’

At the end of May, the government decided to legalise consumption of cannabis oil to a daily maximum of 20 mg per person.

30 Jun 2019 10:05 AM

INS Kochi enters Port Victoria in Seychelles for Operational Turnaround

During the visit, the Commanding Officer met Seychelles Vice President Meriton and Indian ambassador to Seychelles Dalbir Singh.

28 Jun 2019 4:04 PM

15 killed, 75 injured in Madagascar stadium stampede

The stadium was launched in 2019 and is located in the centre of Antananarivo and serves as a venue for various sport and cultural events.

27 Jun 2019 1:08 PM

Egypt arrests 8, including ex-lawmaker, for plotting riots

They arrested of ex-lawmaker Zyad el-Elaimy, who was part of raid that targeted 19 businesses and economic entities linked to Brotherhood.

25 Jun 2019 5:16 PM

Coup attempt thwarted, military chief killed in Ethiopia

The failed coup in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military officer and others within the military said PM Abiy Ahmed.

25 Jun 2019 3:40 PM

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199 migrants rescued off Libya's western coast

Medical and humanitarian assistance was provided to the rescued who were taken to reception centres in different cities in Libya.

23 Jun 2019 11:21 AM

US, China fight it out in Djibouti, accuse each other of aggression

The United States military on Thursday claimed that China had harassed troops posted at the US military base in Africa's Djibouti.

20 Jun 2019 4:10 PM

Egypt’s former president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial in court

Morsi has been in prison undergoing multiple trials ever since the military ousted him in July 2013.

18 Jun 2019 9:02 AM

At least 30 dead, 40 injured in Nigeria triple suicide bombing

Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 38 kilometres (24 miles) from the Borno state capital Maiduguri.

17 Jun 2019 2:49 PM

Two AFP journalists beaten, detained in Central African Repulic

'One of them grabbed my camera and smashed it on the ground,' Florent Vergnes, one of the journalists, said.

16 Jun 2019 8:05 PM

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