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Mother, 6 children burned alive in Somalia

A mother and her six children were burned to death in southern Somalia on Tuesday, local officials said, adding that the incident was thought...

Nigerians living in South Africa protest insecurity

The Nigeria High Commission in South Africa was the scene of a peaceful protest by some Nigerians residents under the aegis of ``Save Our...

Mo Ibrahim award: No winner for 2015’s $5m African leadership award

It has been revealed that no African leader has been awarded the Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership. The $5m Mo Ibrahim leadership award was...

CAR crisis: Medical charity suspends activity over ambush, as 16 killed over 2 days

Medical aid charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) will suspend non-essential activity in Central African Republic (CAR) for three days from Wednesday. It is to protest the killing...

Kenya launches crackdown on foreign charity workers

Charities, or Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), working in Kenya risk losing their licenses if they fail to comply with new tough rules about employing foreigners. The...

Annan hits out at African leaders over ICC

Ex-UN chief Kofi Annan has hit out at Africa leaders for their attitude to the International Criminal Court (ICC), in an interview in the...

Ethiopian forces ‘killed 400’ Oromos says HRW

A leading rights group has accused Ethiopia's security forces of killing more than 400 people and arresting tens of thousands to quell protests by the Oromo ethnic...

Niger Basin Authority plans to preserve, boost potential of the region

The Executive Secretary of the Niger Basin Authority, Mrs Toupta Boguena, on Tuesday, said that the authority would implement an Operational Plan that would...

Niger plans to hand over scores of Boko Haram militants to ICC

The Niger Government has arrested scores of Boko Haram militants and would hand them over to the International Criminal Court, President Mahamadou Issoufou, has...

Former Egyptian President Morsi sentenced to death over espionage

An Egyptian court has handed down its final ruling in the trial of 11 people, including toppled president Mohamed Morsi and Al Jazeera journalists,...
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