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38 killed in Burundi prison fire

38 killed in Burundi prison fire

Africa

Tue, Dec 7 2021

At least 69 people were seriously injured in the blaze

Kenyan policeman kills six in shooting...

Kenyan cop kills six

Africa

Tue, Dec 7 2021

Cases of police officers shooting dead their spouses occur frequently in the East African country, where...

Gambians vote with marbles in key test...

Gambians vote with marbles in key test...

Africa

Sat, Dec 4 2021

Nearly 1 million people out of a 2.5 million population are registered to vote in mainland Africa's...

Bangladesh imposes travel restrictions...

Travel restrictions imposed on 7 African...

Bangladesh

Fri, Dec 3 2021

14-day institutional quarantine mandatory at own expense in designated hotels

South Africa's health body sees threefold...

'Threefold higher risk of reinfection...

Africa

Fri, Dec 3 2021

Findings provide 'epidemiological evidence for Omicron's ability to evade immunity from prior...

Rebel attacks kill 32 in CAR

Rebel attacks kill 32 in CAR

Africa

Wed, Dec 1 2021

The Central African Republic, the second least developed country in the world according to UN...

Nigeria boat disaster kills 29

Nigeria boat disaster kills 29

Africa

Wed, Dec 1 2021

Boat accidents are tragically common on Nigerian waterways mostly due to overcrowding, bad weather and...

Sudan security forces fire tear gas...

Sudan fires tear gas at protesters

Africa

Tue, Nov 30 2021

At least 43 people have been killed in anti-coup protests since last month

EU states agree to suspend travel to...

EU to suspend southern Africa...

Africa

Fri, Nov 26 2021

A committee of health experts from all 27 EU states agreed on the matter 

South African health minister says travel...

'South African travel bans...

Africa

Fri, Nov 26 2021

South Africa is acting with transparency, and that travel bans contravened the norms and standards of...

South Africa detects new Covid variant...

New heavily muted Covid variant raises...

World

Thu, Nov 25 2021

The variant has also been detected in Botswana and Hong Kong among travellers from South Africa

Libya election panel bins Gaddafi son’s...

Gaddafi son’s presidential bid...

Africa

Thu, Nov 25 2021

The December 24 polls come as Libya seeks to turn a page on a decade of violence that has rocked the...

Egypt sentences 22 jihadists to...

22 Egyptian jihadists to die

Africa

Thu, Nov 25 2021

The men were found guilty of committing 54 "terrorist operations" across Egypt, including the...

Report: Morocco mulls buying Israeli...

'Morocco to buy Israeli radar, drones,...

World

Thu, Nov 25 2021

It would help the countries fend off extremist terror as well as border and air threats,

UN: 43 killed in clashes in Sudan's...

43 killed in Sudan clashes

Africa

Thu, Nov 25 2021

The violence broke out on November 17 between armed Arab herders in the rugged Jebel Moon mountains close...

8 killed in car bombing in Somalia

8 killed in car bombing in Somalia

World

Thu, Nov 25 2021

The Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the huge blast which rocked Modadishu and injured...

Highest child soldiers logged in West,...

Highest child soldiers logged in West,...

Africa

Wed, Nov 24 2021

The UN verified about 21,000 children as being recruited by armed forces in the region between 2016 and...

Dozens killed in attacks on DR Congo...

Dozens killed in DR Congo attacks

Africa

Tue, Nov 23 2021

Gold-rich Ituri province has been plunged back into a cycle of violence since late 2017 with the rise...

Nine police killed in Burkina Faso...

Nine cops killed in Burkina Faso

Africa

Tue, Nov 23 2021

The incident comes a week after the deadliest attack on Burkina Faso's defence and security forces...

Sudan still 'at mercy of military' after...

Sudan still 'at mercy of military' after...

Africa

Mon, Nov 22 2021

The African Union hailed 'an important step towards the return to constitutional order'

Egypt makes Gaza comeback with post-war...

Egypt makes Gaza comeback

Middle East

Sun, Nov 21 2021

Cairo pledged a $500 million package to reconstruct the enclave which borders Israel and Egypt