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19 days ago
Fresh fighting breaks out in Tripoli as kidnappings spike
Fresh fighting breaks out in Tripoli as kidnappings spike

Fresh fighting has erupted between competing militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli with reports of two militiamen killed and five civilians wounded.

20 days ago
Law used to imprison Egyptians draws scrutiny
Law used to imprison Egyptians draws scrutiny
News

Rights activists are trying to force President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to throw out a law to imprison thousands of Egyptians ...

20 days ago
Homeland Security suspends travel ban following order
Homeland Security suspends travel ban following order
News

The dramatic move comes just days after the executive order was signed by US President Trump and means revoked visas will ...

21 days ago
Congo police clash with sect, kill at least eight
Congo police clash with sect, kill at least eight

DRC police killed at least eight members of a separatist religious sect, local activists said, escalating tensions in a normally ...

22 days ago
How Africans took on a virus and won
How Africans took on a virus and won
Opinion

Africans have the ability to adapt and survive even the most cataclysmic events, writes Adrian Ephraim.

22 days ago
#ThisFlag pastor still vlogging despite arrest
#ThisFlag pastor still vlogging despite arrest
zimbabwe

Even in handcuffs, #ThisFlag pastor Evan Mawarire uses his cellphone to send out social media messages criticising the harsh life of Zimbabweans.

23 days ago
Five more Libyan soldiers killed as Benghazi siege continues
Five more Libyan soldiers killed as Benghazi siege continues

Another five LNA soldier have been killed, and more than 15 wounded, as the bloody siege of an apartment building in Benghazi continues.

23 days ago
Senegal cops arrest former boss of Gambia's notorious prisons
Senegal cops arrest former boss of Gambia's notorious prisons

Senegalese police said that they had arrested General Bora Colley, the man who ran Gambia's prisons.

23 days ago
African countries against AU withdrawal from ICC - HRW
African countries against AU withdrawal from ICC - HRW

According to the Human Rights Watch, an African Union withdrawal from the International Crime Court might not be easy or straightforward.

23 days ago
‘Lost continent’ discovered under Mauritius
‘Lost continent’ discovered under Mauritius

A new study headed by Wits University geologist Professor Lewis Ashwal has confirmed the existence of a “lost continent” under Mauritius.

24 days ago
Protest pastor arrested on return to Zim from US
Protest pastor arrested on return to Zim from US

A pastor accused of trying to overthrow President Robert Mugabe's government was arrested at the airport when he flew home from the United States.

24 days ago
AU calls for mass withdrawal from ICC
AU calls for mass withdrawal from ICC

The African Union has called for a mass withdrawal of member states from the International Criminal Court.

24 days ago
Kuria to halt female genital mutilation in 'unlucky' 2017
Kuria to halt female genital mutilation in 'unlucky' 2017

Hundreds of young girls in Kenya's ethnic Kuria community will be spared FGM in 2017 because of a superstition that the number seven is unlucky.

24 days ago
Three Somalis abducted by IS-affiliated fighters found beheaded
Three Somalis abducted by IS-affiliated fighters found beheaded

Three of five people abducted by Islamic State-affiliated fighters in Somalia's region of Puntland were found beheaded, a ...

24 days ago
SA parties slate AU decision
SA parties slate AU decision

The ANC, SACP and EFF have rejected the AU's decision to readmit Morocco into the organisation, while 39 states backed the readmission.