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Death toll in Mozambique cyclo

The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000, the president said on Monday, putting the potential death

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Posted On: 19 Mar 2019

Thousands rally in Algiers as

Thousands of students, university professors and health workers rallied in Algiers on Tuesday calling for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit, and a new grou

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Posted On: 19 Mar 2019

High speed, then a failed clim

Ethiopian Airlines flight 302, which crashed killing 157 people, had an unusually high speed after take-off before the plane reported problems and asked permiss

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Posted On: 17 Mar 2019

At least 24 dead as Cyclone Id

At least 24 people have been killed and dozens are missing as tropical cyclone Idai hit eastern parts of Zimbabwe after lashing neighbouring Mozambique, the gov

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Posted On: 16 Mar 2019

In Ethiopia, deep grief for c

Families and friends of those who perished in devastating plane crash struggle to cope with loss of loved ones.   Some 50 people sat in tense silence und

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Posted On: 13 Mar 2019

Tunisia probes deaths of 11 ne

Preliminary findings revealed that the deaths were 'likely caused by septic shock resulting from blood infections'.   Tunisia's health minister Abdel-R

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Posted On: 10 Mar 2019

Congo Kinshasa: Unknown Attack

Aid workers at the epicentre of the worst Ebola epidemic in the history of the Democratic Republic of Congo say they are facing a spike in attacks and threats,

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Posted On: 05 Mar 2019

Trump extends U.S. sanctions a

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday extended by one year sanctions against Zimbabwe saying that the new government’s policies continue to pose an &ldquo

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Posted On: 05 Mar 2019

Kenya police summon finance mi

Kenyan police have summoned Finance Minister Henry Rotich for questioning for a second time over a multi-million dollar scandal involving advance payments for t

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Posted On: 05 Mar 2019

Kenya May Arrest Two Ministers

At least two Kenyan cabinet secretaries are facing arrest for their alleged role in two dam projects through which public funds were misappropriated, the Star r

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Posted On: 28 Feb 2019

Chinese dam project in Guinea

Up to 1,500 chimpanzees could be killed by a new Chinese dam that will swamp a crucial sanctuary for the endangered primate in Guinea, experts have warned. &nb

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Posted On: 28 Feb 2019

Incumbent Macky Sall wins Sene

President Macky Sall has won Sunday's presidential election in Senegal, the country's prime minister said, as electoral offficials warned candidates not to rele

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Posted On: 27 Feb 2019

Botswana offers Zimbabwe $600

Botswana has offered to lend Zimbabwe $600 million to support its diamond industry and local private firms, a state-owned newspaper reported on Tuesday, amid a

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Posted On: 26 Feb 2019

Zimbabwe promises fiscal disci

Zimbabwe’s new currency will be backed up with fiscal discipline, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube said on Monday, adding that the government would allow the

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Posted On: 26 Feb 2019

FG kicks as Ghana deports 723

The Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Ambassador Michael Abikoye, has protested the inhuman treatment of Nigerians by the Ghana Immigration Service with the

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Posted On: 20 Feb 2019

A new economic philosophy for

There is a growing interest in entrepreneurs as the solution to contemporary global challenges—climate change, poverty, and disease. This view of entrepre

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Posted On: 04 Feb 2019

Four Libyan soldiers die in fi

At least four Libyan soldiers were killed on Friday when forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar fought with a local armed group as they sought to expand south, military

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Posted On: 02 Feb 2019

Former Ivory Coast president L

First former head of state ever to stand trial at the ICC spent seven years in custody in The Hague.   The international criminal court has freed the for

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Posted On: 02 Feb 2019

Death toll at 52 after migrant

The death toll from the sinking of two boats carrying migrants to Yemen from Djibouti rose to 52 on Thursday, the UN migration agency said, appealing to regiona

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Posted On: 31 Jan 2019

Africa’s rich, famous and ho

There are a lot of really interesting things about the remarkable continent of Africa. From the natural beauty and resources to the different cultures and all t

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Posted On: 30 Jan 2019

Zimbabwe soldiers 'beating' pr

Zimbabwe government-appointed rights group says soldiers used 'systematic torture' during crackdown on protests.   Soldiers beat people on the streets of

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Posted On: 25 Jan 2019

Uganda deports French, Rwandan

Uganda has deported a French and a Rwandan executive from telecoms group MTN, accusing them of planning to compromise national security, police said on Tuesday.

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Posted On: 22 Jan 2019

Congo top court declares Tshis

Congo’s constitutional court confirmed Felix Tshisekedi’s presidential election win on Sunday, dismissing a challenge from another opposition leader

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Posted On: 20 Jan 2019

Zimbabwe blocks Facebook, What

Zimbabwe has blocked Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp messaging app amid a crackdown on days of violent protests, BBC reported on Friday.   A coalition of

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Posted On: 20 Jan 2019

Laurent Gbagbo, Former Ivory C

The International Criminal Court in The Hague said on Tuesday that it had acquitted the former president of Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, and one of his aides of

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Posted On: 16 Jan 2019

Zimbabwe police fire teargas t

Zimbabwe police fired teargas to disperse a crowd queuing for bread at a shopping center near central Harare on Wednesday, as businesses remained shut on the fi

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Posted On: 16 Jan 2019