Tanzania threatens crackdown o

A gay man with HIV stands in a clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. With the government's crackdown on the gay community, the man has been afraid to pick up his m

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Posted On: 27 Jun 2017

Fake bank notes top list of fr

  Counterfeit bank notes are the most common form of fraud in Kenya, with mobile money and bank agents being the key targets.   A nationwide

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Posted On: 26 Jun 2017

Masire 'was instrumental in fi

  South Africa's High Commission to Botswana, Mdu Lembede, has reportedly said that the late Botswana president Sir Ketumile Masire was instrumental in th

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Posted On: 23 Jun 2017

Tanzanian leader reaffirms ban

  Tanzanian President John Magufuli has rejected activists' calls for the government to allow pregnant students to attend state schools, saying it was imm

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Posted On: 23 Jun 2017

Death of Botswana ex president

  Botswana's former president Ketumile Masire, an instrumental figure in establishing the southern African country's image as a stable African democracy,

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Posted On: 23 Jun 2017

People with disabilities at ri

  Simplice Lenguy told his wife to leave him behind as people fled when fighting broke out in Central African Republic’s capital.   “I

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Posted On: 23 Jun 2017

Ethiopia was colonised

Photo Credit: engin.umich.edu   We kept the imperialists at bay, but it wasn’t enough.   Like many African countries that were colonised by

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Posted On: 21 Jun 2017

UN backed report: South Sudan

  South Sudan is no longer classified as being in famine, although 45,000 people in Jonglei and Unity states are expected to remain in famine-like conditi

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Posted On: 21 Jun 2017

Fellow Africans shared aparthe

  Fellow Africans lived under the same apartheid system‚ suffered the same human rights violations and were committed to South Africa’s strugg

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Posted On: 21 Jun 2017

Thousands Have Died in Central

  More than 3,300 people have been killed in central Congo's volatile Kasai provinces since August, according to a document released Tuesday by the Cathol

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Posted On: 21 Jun 2017

'Dozens killed' in CAR's Bria

  Bria mayor says heavy clashes break out a day after the signing of a peace deal aimed at ending violence in the country.   Around 50 people have

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Posted On: 21 Jun 2017

Mass Murder Is The Norm In Dem

  Death and displacement are on the rise in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the army and local militia groups have been waging battle in recent

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Posted On: 21 Jun 2017

UN accuses rivals in DR Congo

  UN human rights chief Zeid Al Hussein accuses Kinshasa of supporting rebels behind "horrific attacks" in Kasai province.   The UN human rights ch

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Posted On: 20 Jun 2017

Central African Republic foes

  The government of the Central African Republic and 13 of the 14 armed groups in the country on Monday signed an accord aimed at ending an ethic and reli

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Posted On: 19 Jun 2017

Nigerian govt reacts as two So

  The Nigerian mission in South Africa on Friday said it had waded into issues surrounding the alleged quit order given to Nigerians by two communities in

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Posted On: 17 Jun 2017

Thomas Thabane sworn in as Les

  Thabane takes office as part of a coalition three years after an attempted coup and two days after his wife's murder.   Lesotho's new prime minis

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Posted On: 16 Jun 2017

Zambian woman jailed for prote

  A Zambian woman, Shila Hamukale, has been sentenced to 21 days in jail for exposing her breast while protesting the continued incarceration of United Pa

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Posted On: 15 Jun 2017

Zambia: This is how Dictatorsh

  UPND Parliamentary Chief Whip Garry Nkombo says the suspension of the 48 opposition lawmakers was part of a calculated scheme that had started with the

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Posted On: 14 Jun 2017

Africa’s North Korea: Report

  On September 18, 2001, as the world reeled from the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in New York and international attention focused on the United St

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Posted On: 13 Jun 2017

South African family with blin

  A South African family has found itself in a tight spot after New Zealand authorities found that their five-year-old blind daughter should leave the cou

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Posted On: 12 Jun 2017

At Least 11 People Killed, Mor

  An attack on a prison in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has left at least 11 people dead, according to a provincial governor there. Julien Paluku,

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Posted On: 12 Jun 2017

US shortchanging Africa is pen

  At the G-7 meeting in Sicily at the end of May, it was reported that when the agenda turned to Africa, and Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou started

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Posted On: 11 Jun 2017

Ethiopia warns emergency droug

  Ethiopia's government is warning it will run out of emergency food aid starting next month as the number of drought victims in the East African country

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Posted On: 10 Jun 2017

Almost half a million people h

  Almost half a million people have been murdered in South African since the dawn of democracy‚ a report by the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) re

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Posted On: 08 Jun 2017

Al Shabab militants storm army

  A large contingent of al-Shabab militants stormed a Somali military encampment on Thursday, killing dozens of government-aligned soldiers and civilian b

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Posted On: 08 Jun 2017

West African Regional Bloc Ext

  West African troops have extended their military mission in Gambia by one year after entering the country in January to force out longtime ruler Yahya J

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Posted On: 06 Jun 2017