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Boko Haram kidnaps 3 women near Chibok
Boko Haram kidnaps 3 women near Chibok

Boko Haram jihadists killed at least four villagers and kidnapped three women near the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok.

10 days ago
ICGLR calls on Burundians to restore peace and stability
ICGLR calls on Burundians to restore peace and stability

Delegates at the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region have urged all stakeholders in Burundi to work towards ...

10 days ago
Two killed as soldier dies by own grenade
Two killed as soldier dies by own grenade

Two civilians in Burundi died when a grenade exploded in the hands of soldier apparently about to hurl it into a crowd, an official said.

10 days ago
Uganda police injured in attack on HQs dies
Uganda police injured in attack on HQs dies

A senior officer wounded in an attack by gunmen on a police headquarters has reportedly died of his wounds.

10 days ago
‘Gaddafi’s dagger seized in Istanbul’
‘Gaddafi’s dagger seized in Istanbul’

Turkish police have seized a jewel-encrusted ivory dagger said to have belonged to Libya's late leader Muammar Gaddafi, a report said.

10 days ago
Ramadaan restrictions for Gambians
Ramadaan restrictions for Gambians

The Gambia banned music, dancing and drumming during Ramadaan, on pain of being arrested - and people are complying, police said.

11 days ago
Tanzanian minister declares war on traffickers
Tanzanian minister declares war on traffickers

Tanzania's newly appointed Minister for Home Affairs Mwigulu Nchemba declares war against drug traffickers.

11 days ago
Life terms for 16 over South Sudan funds theft
Life terms for 16 over South Sudan funds theft

A South Sudanese court handed life sentences for the disappearance of more than 14million dollars from the office of President Salva Kiir.

11 days ago
Eritrea accuses Ethiopia of attacking its territory
Eritrea accuses Ethiopia of attacking its territory

Eritrea's government accused Ethiopia of launching an attack on its territory, but the extent of the assault was still unclear.

11 days ago
Malawi urged to protect people with albinism
Malawi urged to protect people with albinism

The rights of people with albinism in Malawi must be guaranteed, Amnesty International said.

11 days ago
Burundi-Rwanda political tensions continue
Burundi-Rwanda political tensions continue

Political tensions between Burundi and Rwanda continue to rise as the Rwandan government expels more Burundians.

12 days ago
'Burundi girls sold into slavery in Arab Gulf'
'Burundi girls sold into slavery in Arab Gulf'

Burundi human rights groups say about 800 young girls and women have been taken to Gulf states to work as household slaves since October.

13 days ago
Al-Shabaab ‘execute four spies’
Al-Shabaab ‘execute four spies’

Somalia's militant al-Shabaab group said it had executed four people it accused of espionage.

13 days ago
Food poisoning kills 5 family members
Food poisoning kills 5 family members

Five members from a polygamous family died from suspected food poisoning in Mwenezi, about 470km south of Harare.

13 days ago
Mugabe ‘should admit failure’ over bond notes
Mugabe ‘should admit failure’ over bond notes

President Robert Mugabe should admit failure regarding the proposed bond notes and step down immediately, the MDC said.