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Death toll in Tunisia bus accident rises to 26

At least 26 people were killed when their bus careened into a ravine in the northwest of Tunisia,...

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South African court cuts jail term for white farmers in coffin case

A South African court has cut the sentences of two white farmers who forced a black man into...

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Uganda’s Museveni leads much-derided walk against graft

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni led thousands of civil servants, supporters and police officers on an anti-corruption walk through...

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16 killed as fire hits Sudan factory

A fire triggered by an explosion tore through a factory in the Sudanese capital on Tuesday, killing 16...

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Babies born on floor as Zimbabwe’s health system totters

The floor is dusty, the walls filthy and the furniture decrepit, but for two weeks last month, a...

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14 bus passengers killed by road mine in Mali

Fourteen bus passengers were killed Tuesday by a road mine in central Mali, the bus company said, in...

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South Africa police say two charred bodies found in Johannesburg store

South African police on Wednesday said they found two charred bodies in a shop in the Johannesburg township...

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SAD NEWS: DJ Arafat Dies In Motorcycle Accident

DJ Arafat, a singer from Ivory Coast with a huge following in francophone Africa, has died after a road accident in Abidjan,...

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Rwanda shuts border with Ebola-hit DR Congo: Congolese presidency

Rwanda has shuttered its frontier with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo after a third case of the deadly...

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Aliou Cisse – African coaches can do better

After surviving the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in their semifinal tie, coach of Teranga Lions of Senegal, Aliou...

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China landslide death toll rises to 24

The death toll in a landslide that buried a village in southwest China rose to 26 on Friday...

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Bangladesh flood death toll surpasses 100

The death toll from monsoon storms in Bangladesh rose above 100 Friday with flood levels still rising in...

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Six dead and Mogadishu mayor wounded in blast at his office

Six people were killed and the mayor of Mogadishu wounded in a bombing at the mayoral offices in...

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Sudan protest leaders, rebels end rift over power deal

Sudanese protest leaders and their rebel partners have ended their differences over a power-sharing deal signed with the...

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South African businessman urges immigrants against illegal acts

Amid Xenophobic attacks and killings in South Africa, a renowned South African business man has urged coming immigrants...

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Tunisia prepares for polls after death of president

Tunisia has less than two months to organise snap elections following the death of President Beji Caid Essebsi,...

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Trump threatens not to recognize China’s special status at WTO

President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to withdraw recognition of the special “developing nation” status of China and...

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Regime strikes kill seven civilians in northwest Syria

Regime bombardment on northwestern Syria killed at least seven civilians including children on Tuesday, a monitor said, a...

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11 dead and 42 missing in Southwest China landslide

Eleven people have died and 42 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in China’s southwestern Guizhou...

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Car bomb wounds three troops at French, UN army base in Mali

Three French and Estonian troops were wounded on Monday when a car bomb exploded at the entrance to...

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Fighting between South Sudan rebels, government near capital

Fighting erupted Tuesday near South Sudan’s capital Juba between government forces and militants who have refused to sign...

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Six dead and Mogadishu mayor wounded in blast at his office

Six people were killed and the mayor of Mogadishu wounded in a bombing at the mayoral offices in...

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Tanzanian Arrested For Selling Daughter For Body Parts

A Tanzanian man has been arrested for selling his six-year-old daughter to be killed so that her body...

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Money, Guns And Brides Fuel South Sudan’s Cattle Wars

Weak rays of early morning sun seep through the smoke rising from smouldering piles of dried dung, keeping...

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Sri Lanka Town Under Curfew After Anti-Muslim Attacks

Sri Lankan troops in a northern town fired shots into the air and police imposed a curfew Sunday...

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Germany Debates ‘Mosque Tax’ To Replace Foreign Funding

Support is growing in Germany for a “mosque tax” to make Islamic institutions less dependent on potentially anti-democratic...

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Trump And Xi Could Meet Next Month On Trade

US President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping could meet next month on the sidelines of the G20...

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Egypt Condemns Man To Death For Cairo Church Attack

An Egyptian man was sentenced Sunday to death by hanging for a deadly attack on a Cairo church...

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Thais Vote In First General Election Since 2014 Coup

Thais filled schoolyards, temples and government offices to vote Sunday in the first election since a 2014 coup,...

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Police Fire Tear Gas As Strike Strands Travellers At Nairobi Airport

Hundreds of travellers were stranded at Nairobi airport Wednesday, and some were treated for tear gas exposure, as...