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3,000 African immigrants demand entry to the US with the support of George Soros organizations
Thousands of African immigrants who arrived on the southern border of the United States demanded immediate entry into the country. In a statement the 3,000 immigrants from some 16 African countries such as Angola, Burkina Faso, ...
Latest Ebola outbreak in Congo-A doctor’s story
Over 1,200 people have died in the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Congo). According to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Border, this is the worst ever reported ...
Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience
Sudan's protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to civilians.The threat comes after a two-day strike meant to pressure the military showed no tangible effects.The coalition ...
Mozambique seeks $3.2 billion to recover from cyclones
Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of powerful tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation earlier this year and left hundreds dead, raising alarm about the effects of ...
Fates in the balance as Super Rugby heads toward playoffs
The fate of several teams vying for places in the Super Rugby playoffs is likely to be sealed in this weekend's 16th round.If the Chiefs can't beat the Crusaders in Fiji, if the Waratahs can't ...
Kenyan farmers swap high-risk crops for silkworms
Farmers in Kenya are swapping high-risk crops for silkworms. In a bid to find a profitable crop to sustain their livelihoods, many farmers are turning to silk production and ditching traditional cash crops such as ...
Sudan rebel leader returns home despite death sentence
Yasir Arman says he wants to help resolve the ongoing standoff on who should lead Sudan's transitional government
DRC’s ebola battle fraught with security risks
WHO officials say success hinges on improving security in Congo's conflict zones
Libyan commander hands over prominent militant to Egypt
A prominent Egyptian militant wanted for scores of terror attacks in his country was handed over by Libyan forces loyal to a commander pushing to take the capital of Tripoli and flown back to Egypt ...
Nigerian president Buhari sworn in for 2nd term
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari began his second term as head of Africa's most populous nation on Wednesday, facing heightened pressure to defeat Islamic extremism and boost the oil-dependent economy amid concerns over his health.The 76-year-old ...
HRW: Egyptian security forces committed widespread abuses in northern Sinai
Report alleges that security forces, who have been conducting military operations against Islamist insurgents in region, have engaged in unlawful action against civilians
Malawi’s Mutharika sworn in, declares ‘I am not dead!’
Malawi's President Peter Mutharika on Tuesday called for unity as he was sworn in for a second five-year term after an election in which top opposition parties alleged irregularities.The 78-year-old Mutharika began his acceptance speech ...
Sudan protesters begin 2-day strike to press ruling military
Sudan's protest leaders have launched a two-day general strike to press the ruling military to hand over power to a civilian-led authority.Wajdi Saleh, a negotiator for the protesters, says they resorted to holding the strike ...
Desperate Zimbabweans risk lives in abandoned mines
Government says it has embarked on a safe mining campaign targeting small-scale miners
Ghana just scratching surface of illegal gold mining
Ghana cracked down on illegal small-scale gold mining in 2017 but banned small-scale operations continue despite digital monitoring and land reclamation
Kenya conference takes on rapid urbanization
Meeting in Nairobi, some 3,000 delegates of the first UN Habitat Assembly will focus on sustainable planning
Somali officer remembered as mother, military hero
Somali officer who was a hero in the community died along with her husband on duty, leaving 10 children, including a 22-day-old baby
Malawi’s Mutharika re-elected to 2nd term in tight race
Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has narrowly won re-election with 38% of the votes in last week's polls, the electoral commission declared Monday.Mutharika's victory was announced in Blantyre, Malawi's largest city, immediately after the High Court ...
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