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Suicide car bomb in Somali port city claimed 2019-07-12 13:59:02A car bomb went off on Friday outside a hotel in Somalia’s port city of Kismayu, a police officer said. The Islamist militant group al Shabaab s

‘A civilian, not military state’: Algerians stage new 2019-07-12 12:26:21Crowds of Algerians defied a massive police deployment Friday to protest against the government, buoyed by the national football team’s qualific

The story of 'Mariam', held captive as a 2019-07-12 08:18:33On February 13, InfoMigrants received a distress call from a 16-year-old Ivorian girl being kept as a sex slave in Tripoli. For several weeks, journal

Trafficking kingpin or a case of mistaken identity? 2019-07-12 03:33:14The fate of an alleged human trafficking kingpin who insists he is a victim of mistaken identity hangs in the balance Friday, with a verdict expected

Libya demands answers after French missiles found at 2019-07-12 02:15:37Libya's internationally recognised government on Thursday demanded urgent answers after Paris conceded French missiles were found at a base used by s

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted coup 2019-07-11 20:45:37Sudan's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a top general announced on state television Thursday, saying that 12 officers and four sol

Algeria’s army chief supports Bensalah after his interim 2019-07-10 15:38:54Algerian army chief Ahmed Gaid Salah on Wednesday reaffirmed his support for interim president Abdelkader Bensalah, whose term ended July 9 but who re

Missiles belonging to French army found at pro-Haftar 2019-07-10 05:09:28France's defence ministry confirmed Wednesday that missiles belonging to the French military had been found on a base used by forces loyal to Libyan

Nigeria's National Assembly on lockdown after shots fired 2019-07-09 13:03:38Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday afternoon after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite

Cameroon's palm oil of discontent 2019-07-08 10:00:48In western Cameroon, a French billionaire and a Belgian businessmen run a palm oil company which is accused of polluting rivers and taking land from l

Stephanie Van Den Berg: Milestone for justice in 2019-07-08 07:45:49International Criminal Court judges on Monday convicted a Congolese rebel chief nicknamed "Terminator" of war crimes including massacring civilians

ICC convicts Bosco 'Terminator' Ntaganda of war crimes 2019-07-08 05:36:12International Criminal Court judges on Monday convicted Congolese rebel warlord Bosco "Terminator" Ntaganda of war crimes, including directing grues

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Algeria suspends grain agency head in corruption probe New! 2019-07-15 11:19:10ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria's government has suspended the head of grains agency OAIC over corruption allegations, sources close to the prime ministe

Ethiopia premier's aide named to lead restive Amhara New! 2019-07-15 11:16:32ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's Amhara Democratic Party (ADP) named the security adviser to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as head of the restive Amhar

Defiant at inquiry, South Africa's Zuma denies breaking New! 2019-07-15 10:22:42JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African President Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that enemies had plotted to bring him down, and

20 million children miss out on life-saving vaccines, New! 2019-07-15 09:22:43LONDON (Reuters) - More than one in 10 children - or 20 million worldwide - missed out last year on vaccines against life-threatening diseases such a

South Africa's Zuma denies breaking law with business New! 2019-07-15 07:56:23JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that he had never broken the law with the Gupta

Jailed Zimbabwean lawmaker facing subversion charges freed on New! 2019-07-15 07:05:38HARARE (Reuters) - A Zimbabwean opposition politician facing charges of advocating the overthrow of President Emmerson Mnangagwa was freed on bail by

South Africa’s Zuma denies having broken law with New! 2019-07-15 06:58:25JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that he had never broken the law with the Gupta

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more New! 2019-07-15 06:48:12GENEVA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member state

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo New! 2019-07-15 05:55:25GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the health mi

South Africa's Zuma tells corruption inquiry there is New! 2019-07-15 05:50:37JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that there was a conspiracy against him and tha

Egypt detains man behind pro-Mubarak Facebook page 2019-07-12 04:38:20CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities have arrested the founder of a Facebook page with millions of followers that praises ousted President Hosni Mub

Sudan's military rulers say coup attempt thwarted 2019-07-12 03:34:59KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that several officers had attempted a coup in an effort to undermine an agreement betwe

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Uganda: Govt Seeks Disturbing Regulatory Internet Intervention New! 2019-07-15 11:54:46[Balancing Act] London -The Ugandan regulator has proposed a new licensing framework that would allow it to take control of the country's Internet Ex

Sudan: MTN Urged Not to Shut Down Internet New! 2019-07-15 11:08:05[CPJ] The Committee to Protect Journalists yesterday joined 22 other organizations in signing a joint letter to executives at South African telecommun

Eritrea: Eritrean Institute of Technology Graduates 1166 Students New! 2019-07-15 10:58:29[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean Institute of Technology (EIT) has graduated yesterday, 13th July 1166 students with masters, first degrees as well as d

Africa: 'Dangote Refinery Key to Africa's Economic Transformation' New! 2019-07-15 10:55:23[Daily Trust] With a wobbling Gross Domestic Product of $1.8 trillion, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are on the cusp of economic transformation, wit

Nigeria: Banks No Longer Need Separate License for New! 2019-07-15 10:52:56[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) will no longer require a separate license to oper

South Africa: Deputy Minister Thembi Siweya - Planning New! 2019-07-15 10:43:39[Govt of SA] DPME Budget Vote Address by Ms Thembi Siweya, MP, Deputy Minister in the Presidency; Old Assembly of the Parliament of The Republic of So

South Africa: One Injured After Boat Capsizes Near New! 2019-07-15 10:43:25[News24Wire] Quick action from the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) over the weekend resulted in the recovery of equipment as people ran into trou

Zimbabwe: Inflation Soars to 175 Percent New! 2019-07-15 10:43:13[RFI] Zimbabwe's official inflation skyrocketed to 175 percent in June, according to official data released in Harare, the capital, on Monday, sparki

Africa: Huawei Allocates U.S.$2 Billion to Address Cybercrime New! 2019-07-15 10:42:27[CAJ News] Johannesburg -HUAWEI is to invest US$2 billion within the next five years to enhance software engineering capabilities towards tackling cyb

Namibia: Tunacor Fishing Goes Solar New! 2019-07-15 10:37:03[Namibian] TUNACOR Group joined the likes of Ohorongo Cement, B2Gold, NamPower and others in turning to solar technology to power their operations.

Kenya: Dons Cite High Cost of Living As New! 2019-07-15 10:14:31[Nation] University lecturers have put up a case on why their salaries should be increased, citing the high cost of living and pay disparities.

South Africa: Masiphumelele's R15-Million New Taxi Rank Cannot New! 2019-07-15 10:08:53[GroundUp] City says taxi association has refused to sign a memorandum of agreement

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