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Kenyan police break up protests against election body

Kenyan police fired teargas on Monday to disperse hundreds of protesters in Nairobi and the port city of Mombasa who, were demonstrating against an...

DR Congo: Protesters clash with police over November’s polls vote

Demonstrators clashed with police in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday after opposition leaders called for a day of nationwide protest against President...

Islamic State claims responsibility for Orlando nightclub shooting

Islamic State's Amaq News Agency said on Sunday that the Islamist militant group was responsible for the shooting that killed at least 50...

Latest on EgyptAir hijacking

Contrary to earlier reports that all passengers have been released by the hijacker, three passengers and crew are still being held. According to the Egypt's...

President Zuma admits he is “implicated” in graft report

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has filed court papers to determine if an unreleased report into allegations of political interference by wealthy brothers Ajay,...

Romania’s president names new prime minister

President Klaus Iohannis of Romania has named social-democrat Sorin Grindeanu as the nation's new prime minister, after turning down an economist who could have...

Egypt sentences ex-president, Morsi to life in prison

  An Egyptian court Saturday sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to life in prison in an espionage trial in which six co-defendants were handed death...

Soldiers on peace-keeping mission petition Buhari over unpaid allowances

Nigerian soldiers on peace-keeping mission in Sudan lament that their 7 months allowances are still owed them despite the difficulties they are facing. The...

700 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwrecks—UN

  Over 700 migrants are feared dead in three Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks south of Italy in the last few days as they tried desperately to...

South Sudan leader calls for ceasefire

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has declared a unilateral ceasefire to end fighting between his forces and those loyal to Vice-President Riek Machar, in...
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