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Protests in South Africa over death of Indian-origin girl in carjacking

After the incident, over 3,000 members of community gathered outside Chatsworth police station demanding swift action.

29 May 2018 2:08 PM

South Africa: Bitcoin trader vanishes with USD 80 million plunder

South African police said they were investigating the fraud, with more than 28,000 investors affected.

26 May 2018 12:27 PM

Forced to kill 'rapist' husband, 19-yr-old sentenced to death by Sudan court

Hussein said that she refused to have sex with her husband after the ceremony, but on 6th day, he raped her as three of his male relatives.

11 May 2018 3:04 PM

Kenyan dam bursts causes ‘huge destruction’, 20 bodies recovered so far

The dam gave way in Solai, in Nakuru county, 190 kilometres(120 miles) northwest of Nairobi, late on Wednesday.

10 May 2018 1:47 PM

14 killed as Islamic State militants attack Libyan election commission

The 2 bombers infiltrated building in central Tripoli, fired on people inside and detonated their explosives when their ammunition ran out.

03 May 2018 11:06 AM

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Libya: 11 dead in suicide attack on national election commission

Eyewitnesses earlier said shots were heard and black smoke could be seen rising from the headquarters of the national election commission.

02 May 2018 7:52 PM

Even pets are treated better: Morocco's child maids suffer regular abuse

A study carried out in 2010 by non-governmental bodies reported that Morocco had between 66,000 and 80,000 domestic workers aged under 15.

19 Apr 2018 7:40 PM

Castros’ 60-yr-rule in Cuba nears end, V-P to be Prez

Assembly members are widely expected to vote in his successor of choice, first vice-president Miguel Diaz-Canel.

19 Apr 2018 2:07 AM

Huge crowds turn out for Madikizela-Mandela's final journey

Thousands of mourners packed a 40,000-seat stadium to celebrate the powerful figure who was buried as a national hero.

14 Apr 2018 5:25 PM

Algerian military plane crashes near Boufarik airport, 257 dead

Hundreds of ambulances and dozens of fire trucks with their sirens wailing rushed to the scene.

11 Apr 2018 2:21 PM

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‘Mother of the Nation’ Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife passes away at 81

‘She succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and loved ones.’

03 Apr 2018 3:38 PM

Winnie Mandela dies at 81

Most of Winnie’s marriage to Nelson was spent apart, with Nelson imprisoned for 27 years.

03 Apr 2018 7:24 AM

Four teenage girls launch deadly suicide attack in Nigeria, 2 killed

The suspected Boko Haram attack took place late Friday in the northeast Borno state capital of Maiduguri.

01 Apr 2018 1:13 PM

Freed out of pity: Boko Haram returns abducted Nigerian schoolgirls

'We did it out of pity. And don’t ever put your daughters in school again,' Boko Haram extremists said after returning the girls.

21 Mar 2018 6:16 PM

Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigns over credit card scandal

The president's lawyer Yousuf Mohamed told local Radio Plus that she had decided to resign ‘to prevent a constitutional crisis.’

18 Mar 2018 6:14 PM

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In embattled central Africa, militia men have raped over 300 in 2018 alone

The hospital at Bossangoa has treated 56 rape victims since September, up from 13 in the previous eight months, MSF said.

09 Mar 2018 7:24 PM

Al Qaeda affiliate claims responsibility for Burkina Faso attacks

Alakhbar reported that attacks were carried out in response to the killing of one of JNIM's leaders, Mohamed Hacen al-Ancari.

04 Mar 2018 10:00 AM

Hours into brain surgery, Kenyan doctors realise operating on wrong patient

The scandal, which prompted an outpouring of horror on social media, is the latest drama to hit Kenyatta National Hospital in recent weeks.

03 Mar 2018 9:46 AM

110 girls missing after Boko Haram school attack: Nigerian Govt

The kidnapping has raised questions about the military's repeated claims that the Islamist terrorists are on the verge of defeat.

26 Feb 2018 5:16 PM

ISIS-linked Indian-origin woman, partner, abduct British couple, held

Fatima Patel and her partner also face charges of robbery and theft after they went on a spending spree using the couples' credit cards.

26 Feb 2018 9:07 AM

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