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22 days ago
Sudan extradites suspected people smuggler
Sudan extradites suspected people smuggler

Sudan has extradited to Italy an Eritrean national sought since last year on accusations of international people smuggling.

22 days ago
DRC tackles criminal gangs
DRC tackles criminal gangs

Democratic Republic of Congo's government said on Tuesday it would launch a fresh crackdown on criminal gangs.

23 days ago
Schoolkids jailed for defacing president’s portrait
Schoolkids jailed for defacing president’s portrait

Eleven teenage school children in the city of Muramvya province, have been jailed for scribbling on pictures of Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza.

23 days ago
Woman ‘fatally shoot self while taking selfies’
Woman ‘fatally shoot self while taking selfies’

A Briton was detained in connection with the death of a Kenyan woman who was at his home when a gun she was holding while ...

23 days ago
Malawi sees surge in attacks on albinos
Malawi sees surge in attacks on albinos

Malawian police say the growing violence comes after neighbouring Tanzania imposed tough measures against such trade in January 2015.

23 days ago
Niger vows to avenge deadly Boko Haram raid
Niger vows to avenge deadly Boko Haram raid

Niger vowed to avenge the deaths of 26 of its soldiers who were killed by Boko Haram insurgents.

23 days ago
Uganda’s Museveni gives wife key ministry
Uganda’s Museveni gives wife key ministry

President Yoweri Museveni named a new cabinet that included his wife as the new minister of education and sports.

23 days ago
Arrest warrant for I Coast’s ex-PM ‘cancelled’
Arrest warrant for I Coast’s ex-PM ‘cancelled’

Burkina Faso cancelled an international arrest warrant for Guillaume Soro, who was wanted over his alleged role in a short-lived coup.

23 days ago
Two Sudans sign security agreements
Two Sudans sign security agreements

South Sudan signed a series of security agreements with Sudan, portending a possible improvement in relations between the two countries.

23 days ago
Joburg-bound mule held at Nigerian airport
Joburg-bound mule held at Nigerian airport

A South African woman who tried to smuggle 1.2kg of cocaine from Lagos to Joburg was arrested by anti-narcotics officials.

24 days ago
Besigye’s house broken into and vandalised
Besigye’s house broken into and vandalised

Police arrested a suspect accused of breaking into and vandalising the home of opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye in Rukungiri.

24 days ago
EgyptAir hijacker ‘opposed Egypt’s policies’
EgyptAir hijacker ‘opposed Egypt’s policies’

An Egyptian hijacker reportedly threatened to blow up the aircraft because he was against the Egyptian government, according to the flight crew.

24 days ago
‘Two shot dead’ in protest over vote body
‘Two shot dead’ in protest over vote body

At least two protesters were shot dead in a rally against Kenya's election body in the western city of Kisumu, an opposition official said.

24 days ago
About 200kg of cannabis seized in Burundi
About 200kg of cannabis seized in Burundi

Burundi police seized about 200kg of cannabis in Ngagara commune, north of the capital Bujumbura.

24 days ago
Trump: I made ‘a lot of money’ in Gaddafi deal
Trump: I made ‘a lot of money’ in Gaddafi deal

Donald Trump says he made “a lot of money” in a deal years ago with Muammar Gaddafi.